Ken Hodgkisson

English footballer

William Kenneth Hodgkisson (12 March 1933 – 10 May 2018) was an English professional footballer. He was born in West Bromwich, West Midlands.

Hodgkisson played as an inside forward. He began his career with West Bromwich Albion, making his professional debut in 1953. He was sold to Walsall in 1956.[1]

Hodgkisson went on to make over 350 appearances for the club during an eleven year spell, winning promotion on two occasions. He later played non-league football with Worcester City and Dudley Town, where he also spent three years as manager.

Hodgkisson died on 10 May 2018 at the age of 85.[2]


  1. Matt Maher (10 May 2018). "Tributes paid to former West Brom and Walsall player Ken Hodgkisson". Express & Star. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  2. "Ken Hodgkisson 1933–2018". West Bromwich Albion F.C. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.