Rest in Peace Ken Hodgkisson
Friday 11th May 2018
We were sad to hear yesterday of the passing of
former Walsall FC Inside Forward and member of the
Walsall FC Former Players Association, Ken
Hodgkisson aged 85.
Born William Kenneth Hodgkisson in West Bromwich on
12th March 1933, Ken, has he proffered to be known,
signed for West Bromwich Albion in 1950 where he
made his debut against Aston Villa at Villa Park.
Ken was sold to the Saddlers in 1955 where he spent
11 years, scoring 56 goals in 352 appearances for
the club, helping Walsall onto two back to back
Ken later went on to play for non-league Worcester
City and Dudley Town, the later of which he went
onto manage for three years from 1968-1971.
We would like to take this opportunity to send our
condolences to the family and friends of Ken on
behalf of both the Trust and the Walsall FC FPA, and
may he rest in peace.