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Ron Fenton

Personal information
Full nameRonald Fenton
Date of birth21 September 1940(age 76)
Place of birthSouth Shields, England
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionInside forward

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Ronald Fenton (born 21 September 1940 in South Shields) is an English former footballer, coach and manager. He played as an inside forward and made nearly 200 appearances in the Football League.

Fenton was born in South Shields, and began his football career with his home town club before joining Burnley as a junior. He moved to West Bromwich Albion in 1962, later playing for Birmingham City and finally Brentford.

After finishing his playing career, he joined the coaching staff at Notts County. After Jimmy Sirrel moved to Sheffield United, he became County manager for two years before being replaced by Sirrel again.

After leaving County, Fenton joined Nottingham Forest where he spent ten years on the coaching staff and a further six as assistant manager under Brian Clough.

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