Rose, Kenneth

Birth Date

18th March 1930


Eckington, England



Biographical Text

Rose commenced his senior career with Chesterfield, signing a full contract with them in November 1950, but he never made a Football League appearance for the Spirerites.

Signing for Exeter City in June 1952, he made his debut for the Grecians, and scored, in the 1-0 home win over Millwall in September 1952.

In and out of the team, he did score twice against Aldershot in April 1953, but he was given a free transfer at the end of the season.

Rose signed for Rochdale in July 1953, but once again never had a regular first team spot and after a further 11 league outings left at the end of the 1953-54 season.

His final League club was Workington, whom he joined in June 1954, but once again he only stayed one season as a player, scoring two goals in six league appearances.

He was then appointed Workington’s assistant trainer.

Ken Rose died on the 7th November 1996.






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