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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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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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