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Denis King

Debut game
v Wellington Town (h) 24th November 1956

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Ledbury Town (h) 28th August 1976

Denis holds the Gresley record for 317 consecutive appearances over seven seasons.

On 17th April 1970 Brian Clough brought his Second Division Championship side to the Moat Ground for a testimonial game for both Denis and Gordon Duggins.

During 1975-76 season Denis became the player-manager and resigned in 1978.

Sadly Denis died on 1st July 2012

Previous clubs

Newhall United, Stapenhill, Burton Albion, Belper Town,
Denis King
First Name Denis
Last Name King
Signed November 1956
Position Centre Half
Appearances 558
Goals Scored 45
Clean Sheets N/A
Left August 1976

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12 Loughborough Dynamo 28 -11 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 24 -11 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Gresley 24 -16 24
20 Sheffield FC 24 -11 23
21 Peterborough Sports 26 -13 23
22 Romulus 27 -34 22

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