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Steve Banks joined Tranmere Rovers as the club’s goalkeeper coach back in December 2018.
In a 25-year playing career, the Londoner represented 13 clubs, plying his trade in the Premier League, Football League and in Scotland.
After coming through to turn professional at West Ham United, Banks joined Gillingham in March 1993, spending two years in Kent, where he made 63 league appearances before signing for Blackpool for £60,000 in August 1995.
Banks featured 150 times for the Seasiders over four years at Bloomfield Road in the Second Division before linking up with Bolton Wanderers in March 1999 for £50,000.
At the Trotters, he made 21 league appearances and was on the bench as the club earned promotion to the top-flight, beating Preston North End in Cardiff in May 2001.
Later in his career, Banks turned out for Rochdale, Bradford City, Stoke City, Wimbledon, and return to Gillingham.
Banks headed North of the border to see out his playing days at Hearts, Dundee United at St Johnstone, winning the Scottish Cup with each club.
The 47-year-old has since had goalkeeper coach roles at Blackpool and Bradford City prior to joining Micky Mellon’s backroom team at Prenton Park.