Ron Henry

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Ron Henry
Personal information
Full name Ronald Patrick Henry
Date of birth (1934-08-17) 17 August 1934 (age 80)
Place of birth Shoreditch, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1966 Tottenham Hotspur 247 (1)
National team
1963 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ron Henry (born 17 August 1934) is a retired footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, and won one cap for England. His grandson, Ronnie, is also a professional footballer.

Club career[edit]

Henry joined Tottenham in 1952, and made his debut in 1955 as a centre half, but was soon converted to left back. He was a regular in Spurs' defence for many years, and his honours include being a member of The Double winning side of 1961, the 1962 FA Cup, and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1963. Overall, Henry played 247 league games for Tottenham, scoring one goal.

Honours[edit]

Tottenham Hotspur

International career[edit]

On 27 February 1963, he represented England in a European Championship qualifier against France in Paris. This turned out to be his only international appearance.

Personal life[edit]

Henry currently lives in Redbourn, Hertfordshire and owns a 14-acre (57,000 m2) bedding plant nursery, as well as many homing pigeons. He is still involved with the club, as an assistant to the Under-18 side.[1]

His grandson, Ronnie Henry, currently plays for Luton Town after a number of seasons at Stevenage where he became the first ever captain to lift a competitive trophy at the new Wembley Stadium.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Where are they now? Retrieved 14 September 2008
  2. ^ Oliver, Pete (2007-05-10). "Henry aiming for Wembley history". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 

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