|Full name||Gary Stuart Hackett|
|Date of birth||11 October 1962|
|Place of birth||Stourbridge, England|
|1990–1993||West Bromwich Albion||44||(3)|
|2003–2005||Stourbridge (joint mamanger)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Hackett was born in Stourbridge and began his career with non-league Bromsgrove Rovers before joining Football League side Shrewsbury Town. Hackett played regularly under Chic Bates helping the "Shrews" punch above their weight in the Second Division. After playing 174 times scoring 20 goals for Shrewsbury he joined Scottish Premier Division side Aberdeen in the summer of 1987. He spent the first half of the 1987–88 season at Pittodrie before moving back to England with Stoke City. Under the management of Mick Mills Hackett was an ever-present in 1988–89 playing all of the clubs 52 fixtures that season as Stoke finished in a poor mid-table position of 13th. He was sold to West Bromwich Albion in March 1990 with Stoke destined for relegation to the Third Division.
He was never able to establish himself with the "Baggies" making 50 appearances in four seasons which ended with promotion in 1992–93. He ended his career with a season each at Peterborough United and Chester City before entering non-league football with Halesowen Town.
Since 2003 Hackett has been manager of his hometown club Stourbridge, firstly as co-manager with Jon Ford and then since 2005 on his own with Ford as his assistant. In this period Stourbridge won promotion to the Southern League Premier Division with two promotions in three seasons under Hackett's management.
- Sourced from Gary Hackett profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other[A]||Total|
|Shrewsbury Town||1983–84||Second Division||31||3||3||1||3||1||0||0||37||5|
|Aberdeen||1987–88||Scottish Premier Division||15||0||2||0||3||0||2||0||22||0|
|Stoke City||1987–88||Second Division||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|West Bromwich Albion||1989–90||Second Division||14||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||14||2|
|Peterborough United||1993–94||First Division||22||1||0||0||5||0||1||0||28||1|
|Chester City||1994–95||Second Division||35||5||2||0||0||0||2||0||39||5|
- A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Anglo-Italian Cup, Full Members Cup, Football League Trophy, UEFA Cup.