Thompson, Kenneth

Birth Date

1st March 1945

Birthplace

Ipswich, England

Occupation

Half-Back

Biographical Text

A junior with Ipswich Town, Thompson signed a full contract for the Portman Road club in March 1962, but only made 12 league appearances for them.

He was signed on a free transfer by Exeter City in June 1966 and made his debut in the opening game of the season, a 0-0 draw at Wrexham. Despite playing in 39 league matches, he was surprisingly given a free transfer by the Grecians at the end of the season.

Thompson signed for Yeovil Town in the summer of 1967 and amassed 517 first team appearances for them, scoring 66 goals. He was appointed player-manager of Chard Town in February 1977.
Ken was still living close to Yeovil in 2015

Appearances

38

Appearances as Substitute

1

Goals

1

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