Lol Hamlett player profile: biography, stats, images and news about this Port Vale player.
Time at club: 1949-1952 1958-1982
Lol Hamlett player profile:
Lol Hamlett became a legendary figure at Vale Park. Locally-born Hamlett began his career at Bolton Wanderers before joining Port Vale in 1949.
He played over 70 times for Bolton but World War Two seriously disrupted his playing career. He signed for Gordon Hodgson’s Port Vale in 1949 and played right-back in the Port Vale FC first team for three years making over a hundred appearances for the club. He had a spell as player-manager with Congleton Town before retiring as a player.
However, even after retiring as a player he enjoyed a long association with the club. After retiring, he subsequently became the club trainer for an incredible 25 year spell stretching from 1958 until 1983.
He was given a testimonial match by the club on the 8th November 1976.
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