|Date of birth||31 October 1906|
|Place of birth||Filey, England|
|Date of death||13 December 1977(aged 71)|
|Place of death||London, England|
|1922–1923 and 1929–1931||Filey Town|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Crawford started his career as an amateur when joining his two brothers at Filey Town in February 1922. He moved to Scarborough Penguins in 1923, then to Scarborough before returning to Filey Town for two seasons in 1929, where he set a local league record by scoring 141 goals in 73 matches. His first professional contract was at Halifax Town in 1931. He then signed for Liverpool where he scored 4 goals in 8 matches. In 1933, he joined Clapton Orient, where he ended his playing career. He played his last 6 years with an undiagnosed broken ankle.
After the World War II, he started his coaching career in Sweden with Degerfors IF. He then went to Italy, at Bologna, as George Raynor told him there was a job. He then went to Livorno, AEK Athens and Barnet, and also later assisted at Crewe Alexandra.
- "Edmund Crawford Profile". LFCHistory.net. Retrieved 5 April 2009.
- "Storyteller supreme who lit up the coaching world". Brian Glanville, The Times. London. 29 November 2003. Retrieved 5 April 2009.