Lenny Piper was an English professional footballer who began his career at Wimbledon having come through the team’s academy. He played as a midfielder and began his career with Wimbledon but in 1996 moved to Gillingham for a transfer fee of £40,000.
His career took a downturn due to a leg break. He found success at non-league club St Albans, where he gained popularity among the fans. During his two-year stint at St Albans, Piper made 98 appearances and scored 28 goals. After his time at St Albans, Piper went on to play for Conference side Farnborough and later had spells at Dagenham & Redbridge and Margate.
What Was His Death Cause?
Lenny Piper passed away on 28 January 2024 former club Gillingham announced that he had died. He came in on loan in the 2003/04 season from Dagenham and Redbridge.
Before coming to Farnborough in July 2000, when he made 80 appearances in the Football Conference, he proved to be a fan favourite at St Albans City, where he made 98 appearances and scored 28 goals in just two seasons.
Lenny Piper Wife
Lenny Piper had never been married. He had given no detail about his family. He signed for Whyteleafe, in 2019. After just two seasons at St Albans City, he made 98 appearances and scored 28 goals, proving to be a fan favourite.
Born in London
Lenny Piper’s birth name was Leonard Henry Piper who was born on 8 August 1977. He was an English professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He was 46 years old, at the time of his death. Gillingham FC wrote on X,
“Everyone at the club is saddened to learn that former player, Lenny Piper, has sadly passed away. Our thoughts and condolences are with Lenny’s friends, family and loved ones at this very difficult time.”