Former Saints defender Ken Jones has died.

The 68-year-old passed away on Thursday.

Jones was signed by Saints from Bradford PA in 1965 with the former electrician playing eight times as Saints won promotion in his first season with the club.

He went on to play 92 times for Saints with his last game for the club coming against Tottenham on January 31, 1970.

After retiring from football Jones continued to live in the area and was an accomplished and popular snooker player and coach.