Photo Essay: Ken Hancock and the Port Vale coach

In this series we take a look at particularly memorable images from our OVF photo archives – this is a vintage snap of keeper Ken Hancock.

Background

We’re not entirely sure what year this image was taken but it is likely to be the early sixties.

About Ken Hancock:

Widely regarded as one of Port Vale’s best-ever goalkeepers, Ken Hancock played for the club between 1958 and 1964 making 241 appearances. He then moved into the top-flight with spells at Ipswich Town and Tottenham Hotspur. In total he made 495 appearances during his playing career. He later returned to the club as a member of the ex-players association.

Ken Hancock and coach

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