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Ken Beamish

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Full nameKenneth George Beamish
Date of birth25 August 1947(age 69)
Place of birthBebington, England
Playing positionForward

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Kenneth George (Ken) Beamish (born 25 August 1947) is an English former football player, coach and manager. In his playing days he was a forward, and he scored a total of 159 goals in 554 league games.

He started his career at Tranmere Rovers in 1965, and in six years at the club would make close to 200 appearances. From March 1972, he then spent three years with Brighton & Hove Albion, making around 100 appearances. In May 1974 he signed with Blackburn Rovers, and went on to play close to 100 games with the club in a two year spell. Bought by Port Vale for £12,000 in September 1976, he was voted the club's Player of the Year in 1978, and was the club's top scorer for two consecutive seasons. Sold to Bury for £35,000 in September 1978, he played around 50 games, before he moved back to Tranmere Rovers in 1979. In 1981 he transferred to Swindon Town, before he announced his retirement the following year. He later served as Swindon's manager in the 1983 84 campaign.

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