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|Full name||Raymond Hankin|
|Date of birth||21 February 1956|
|Place of birth||Wallsend, England|
|Wallsend Boys Club|
|1989||Northallerton Town F.C.|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
A powerful and burly centre-forward, Hankin started his career at Burnley, where he scored 37 goals in 112 games and won three caps for the England U23 side. He moved to Leeds United in 1976 and after missing most of his first season through injury, he became top scorer in 1977/78 with 20 goals. He moved across the Atlantic to join the Vancouver Whitecaps of the NASL.
In November 1981 he briefly moved back to England to join Arsenal for £400,000, with the fee dependent on Hankin's performances. After making just two League Cup appearances, Arsenal reversed their decision and let Hankin return to Vancouver.
He briefly returned to Vancouver before finally returning to join Middlesbrough. He saw out his career at Peterborough United and Wolverhampton Wanderers. He also had a brief spell as Darlington manager in 1992.
As a player
- FA Community Shield winner: 1973
- Leinster Senior Cup winner: 1982
England youth team: 1973 European Championships Final,in Italy; 3-2 win versus East Germany. Three England under 23 caps. 1974 Texaco Cup runner up, for Burnley. NASL North-West Division winner’s medal in 1981, while with Vancouver Whitecaps.
|Darlington||February 1992||May 1992||18||1||14||3||5.56|