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Ken Hawden

Debut game
v Atherstone Town (a) 30th August 1958

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Coventry City A (a) 28th March 1959

Ken died 13 June 2008 aged 76 years in Littleover, Derby.

Among his other achievements was the award of the Royal Life Saving Bronze Medallion when he was only 14, for rescuing a lady fom the water.

After leaving Derby County, where he played twice for the first team, but mainly for the A team and the reserves, he also played for Matlock Town, and Belper Town before joining Sutton Town in February 1955.

(Notes supplied by Rev. Godfrey Nicholson)

Previous clubs

Ashenden SC, Huddersfield, Derby County Sutton Town
First Name Ken
Last Name Hawden
Birthdate 16th September 1931
Signed August 1958
Position Centre Forward
Appearances 15
Goals Scored 4
Clean Sheets N/A
Left March 1959

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