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John Benson

John Benson

Clubs played for: Manchester City, Torquay United , Bournemouth, Exeter City, Norwich City, Bournemouth. (1961-1978).

Born: 1942

Birthplace: Arbroath, Scotland

Position: Right-back

Biography: A full back who played most of his league football for Torquay. Managed Bournemouth (1975-1979) and then became a member of the backroom staff at another of his former clubs, Norwich. Subsequently held management roles at Man City, Burnley (both with John Bond), Wigan, Dubai and Kuwait. Became General Manager at Birmingham, but left in 2006 to rejoin Wigan Athletic. (Played a total of 468 league games). Died on 30th October 2010

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