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BEN TOMLINSON
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UPDATED 12:00 28th November 2016

Tireless forward Ben Tomlinson joined Barnet Football Club on a free transfer ahead of the 2015/16 season.

Ben had scored against Martin Allen's Bees for previous club Lincoln City and scored against Barnet in successive seasons at Sincil Bank. 

Born in Dinnington, Ben started his career with non-league outfit Worksop Town and earned a move into the Football League when he joined Macclesfield Town in 2011.

In scoring against Morecambe in September 2011, Ben netted one of the quickest goals in Football League history with his strike arriving after just 6.4 seconds. 

He scored six times in 15 league starts for the Silkmen before switching to Conference Premier side Alfreton Town. 

Ben took his goalscoring form with him and in his solitary season at the club he bagged 11 league goals in just 29 starts.

His performances impressed Lincoln City and Ben joined the Imps ahead of the 2013/14 season, hitting 18 goals in his maiden campaign at Sincil Bank.

He followed that up during the 2014/15 campaign, scoring a further 14 from a wide left position to earn a move to Barnet.

Ben  spent time on loan at Grimsby Town, Tranmere Rovers and Barrow during the 2015/16 campaign. 

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