John Benson (Footballer)

John Benson (Footballer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Harvey Benson was a Scottish football player and manager. Benson's long career in football began with Stockport Boys before signing as an apprentice with Manchester City. He turned professional with the Maine Road side in July 1961 and made 44 league appearances before moving to Torquay United in June 1964. He established himself as a regular in the Torquay side and was a member of the 1965-66 promotion side, Torquay finishing 3rd in Division Four. After 240 league games and 7 goals, Benson left for Bournemouth in October 1970 and was appointed captain by manager John Bond. He played four games on loan with Exeter City in March 1973, before moving to Norwich City in December 1973 where he made 37 appearances scoring a solitary league goal. He returned to Bournemouth in January 1975 to become player-manager and made another 57 league appearancesshow more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133996609
  • 9786133996601