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KGA Goodeve

Ken Goodeve

Kenneth (Ken) George Alfred GOODEVE

Manchester born Ken joined United from school but after signing professional forms in 1967 found it impossible to win a first team spot at Old Trafford and instead became one of four Red Devils to sign for Luton Town in April 1970.
At Kenilworth Road, defender Ken skippered the reserve side but with only 15 League appearances in three seasons he wanted regular first team football and became Brian Clough’s first permanent signing for Brighton in December 1973.
After only six games at the Goldstone, Ken was sold to Watford, then managed by old Hatters playing colleague Mike Keen, and made 69 consecutive appearances before a groin injury ended his full-time career.
Ken continued to play football until he was 47 though, before becoming Customer Care manager for Galliard Homes in London commuting from Wootton every day!

Player

Appearances

League appearances

15

Non-League appearances

0

FAC appearances

0

FLC appearances

0

Other

4

Total

19

Goals

League goals

0

Non-League goals

0

FAC goals

0

FLC goals

0

Other

0

Total

0

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2

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3

Luton Town

0
1972/1973 Football League
Match Report
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