Ben Ellis

Defender, Football player


Who is Ben Ellis?

Ben Ellis was a Welsh footballer, who played for Bargoed Town, Tredegar, Bangor and Motherwell. Ellis also represented Wales and the Scottish League. Ellis signed for Motherwell in 1931 and made 279 appearances for the club. An injury sustained while he was working in a local engineering business effectively ended his playing career, but Ellis then worked as a trainer and a coach for Motherwell. He finally left the club in 1955 and died aged 61. In 1990, a street near Fir Park, the home ground of Motherwell, was named after Ellis.

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  • Aberbargoed

on July 23, 2013


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