Walsall player 353. Ken Hodgkisson


Ken Hodgkisson (born 12 March 1933 in West Bromwich, England) is an English footballer who played primarily for Walsall.
Hodgkisson began with hometown club West Bromwich Albion and had a handful of first-team outings before moving to Walsall FC in 1955. As the side’s schemer in midfield, he would become a legend at Walsall he had a record of 57 goals in 336 games but Hodgkisson was about more than putting the ball in the net. As an inside-forward he was known as a team player. During his 11 years Hodgkisson worked alongside some of Walsall’s best players including Colin Taylor, Colin Askey and Tommy Wilson and his ability to adapt played a huge part in Walsall’s early 1960’s success. He left League football in 1966 for Worcester City. He returned to Albion to manage the youth team in the 80s and has worked as a scout since. Hodgkisson regularly attends games to support both West Bromwich Albion and Walsall fc, he is also invited to past player events or award evenings. He has been awarded by Walsall fc the best player in 1960-1961 season.Football League Fourth Division champion: 1959–60

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