Roger Hynd

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Roger Hynd
Personal information
Full name John Roger Shankly Hynd
Date of birth (1942-02-02) 2 February 1942 (age 73)
Place of birth Falkirk, Scotland
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1969 Rangers 31 (4)
1969–1970 Crystal Palace 30 (0)
1970–1975 Birmingham City 170 (4)
1975 Oxford United (loan) 5 (0)
1975–1978 Walsall 89 (1)
Total 325 (9)
Teams managed
1978–1979 Motherwell
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Roger Shankly Hynd (born 2 February 1942 in Falkirk), known as Roger Hynd, is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a centre half. He started his playing career at Rangers, for whom he played in the 1967 European Cup Winners' Cup Final, before moving to the Football League. He played nearly 300 League games for Crystal Palace, Birmingham City – with whom he played more than 200 games in total and won promotion to the First Division in 1972 – Oxford United and Walsall. He had a brief spell as manager of Motherwell before leaving professional football to work as a PE teacher. He is the nephew of Bill Shankly.

In 2012, Hynd was one of seven former players elected to Birmingham City's Hall of Fame.[1]



  • Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 100. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  • Roger Hynd at Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database.
  1. ^ "The magnificent seven". Birmingham City F.C. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012.