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Ken Edwards

Debut game
v Holwell Works (a) 27th August 1938

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v H R Mansfield (h) 24th December 1938

He also played in the next match against Loughborough Brush in a Coalville Charity Cup game. This is classed as a friendly.

Ken, known to his friends as Bill, was transferred to Blacpool for £100 in January 1939. He had been approached by Wolves, Birmingham, Chelsea, and Aston Villa but chose Blackpool.
Ken was 6ft tall and his playing weight was 12st 10lbs.

During the War years 1939-1945 records are not reliable as many games and players were not published in the local press.
Also, players were called up and played as and when they were available.
These figures are based on the most reliable available.

Previous clubs

Webb & Corbett (Tutbury),
First Name Ken
Last Name Edwards
Signed August 1938
Position Centre Forward
Appearances 15
Goals Scored 14
Clean Sheets N/A
Left January 1939

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10 Marske United 38 16 58
11 Stamford AFC 38 -2 50
12 Frickley Athletic 38 -6 48
13 Stocksbridge Park Steels 38 -29 43
14 Lincoln United 38 -30 43
15 AFC Mansfield 38 -18 42
16 Pickering Town 38 -27 35
17 Wisbech Town 38 -27 31
18 Spalding United 38 -29 31
19 Carlton Town 38 -38 27
20 Gresley 38 -54 25

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