Mick Walker (footballer, born 1940)

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Mick Walker
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-11-27) 27 November 1940 (age 80)
Place of birth Belper, England
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
Kettering Town ? (?)
Matlock Town ? (?)
Teams managed
1971–1972 Ilkeston Town
1972–1974 Singapore
1976–1978 Burton Albion
1993–1994 Notts County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mick Walker (born 27 November 1940) is an English former football player and manager. As a player, he started his career as an apprentice with Nottingham Forest and played non-league football for several clubs including Kettering Town and Matlock Town. He later became manager of the reserve team at Ilkeston Town before being appointed first-team manager in 1971 following the departure of Dave Agnew. [1] Six months later, Walker was hired as manager of the Singapore national football team. He joined Burton Albion as manager in 1976 and spent two years in charge of the club, later joining the coaching staff at Notts County.

Walker had a spell as manager of Notts County, succeeding Neil Warnock in January 1993. He was fired in September 1994. [2] [3] He later worked on the staff of Leeds United, where he was the chief scout as of 2010. [4]

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References

  1. "Ilkeston Town FC managers". ilsonfootball.co.uk. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  2. "Notts County Managers". Notts County F.C. 26 November 2008. Archived from the original on 13 September 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2009.
  3. "Football: Notts County sack manager after poor start: Walker pays a heavy price while Gemmill kicks off the Rotherham revival with his old pal from Derby's glory, glory days". The Independent . Independent News and Media. 15 September 1994. Retrieved 30 March 2009.
  4. "Meeting Whites out East". Leeds United AFC. 19 May 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2012.