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Ken Roberts (footballer, born 1952)

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Full name  Ken W. Roberts
Name  Ken Roberts

Years  Club
Height/Weight  185 cm / 85 kg
Date joined  1970
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Date of birth  (1952-05-13) 13 May 1952 (age 63)
Original team(s)  Essendon Baptists-St John's
Role  Australian Rules Footballer

1970-1977 1978-1979 Total  Essendon Melbourne

Ken W. Roberts (born 13 May 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon and Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Roberts, the son of a Richmond player of the same name, was a utility. He started out in the Essendon Under 19s, after arriving to the club from Essendon Baptists-St John's. In 1973 he kicked a career high 36 goals for the season, which ended prematurely with a knee injury. He finished his VFL career at Melbourne, where he played 12 senior games.

From 1980 to 1984, Roberts was captain-coach of the Lavington Football Club. He steered them to a premiership in 1983, their first in the Ovens & Murray Football League. In 1985 he captain-coached Queensland club Kedron.

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Ken Roberts (footballer, born 1952) Wikipedia


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