Dick Hendrie

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Dick Hendrie
Dick Hendrie, Brentford FC footballer, 1927.jpg
Hendrie while with Brentford in 1927.
Personal information
Full name Richard Hendrie[1]
Date of birth 22 November 1895
Place of birth Airdrie, Scotland
Date of death 15 April 1964(1964-04-15) (aged 71)[2]
Place of death Maidstone, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1916 Petershill
1916–1917 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
1917–1920 Queen's Park 2 (0)
1919Airdrieonians (loan) 1 (0)
1920–1923 Maidstone United
1923–1925 Gillingham 71 (0)
Margate
0000–1927 Grays Thurrock United
1927–1929 Brentford 0 (0)
Teams managed
1927–1929 Brentford (assistant)
1929–1931 Gillingham
Tunbridge Wells Rangers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Richard Hendrie (22 November 1895 – 15 April 1964) was a Scottish football left back, best remembered for his spells as player and manager in the Football League with Gillingham.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Hendrie played for Petershill, Queen's Park and Airdrieonians in his native Scotland.[1][2] Either side of a two-year spell with Third Division South club Gillingham, Hendrie played English non-league football for Maidstone United, Margate and Grays Thurrock United.[1] He finished his career with Third Division South club Brentford and retired in 1929.[3]

Managerial and coaching career[edit]

While a player at Brentford between 1927 and 1929, Hendrie served as assistant to manager Harry Curtis.[3] He returned to Gillingham in 1929 and managed the club until 1931,[4] when he returned to the Southern League to manage Tunbridge Wells Rangers.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hendrie served as a signalman in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve during the First World War.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League National Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Queen's Park 1916–17[2] Scottish First Division 2 0 2 0
Airdrieonians (loan) 1918–19[6] Scottish First Division 1 0 1 0
Gillingham 1923–24[7] Third Division South 40 0 4 0 44 0
1924–25[7] 25 0 3 0 28 0
1925–26[7] 6 0 0 0 6 0
Total 71 0 7 0 78 0
Brentford 1927–28[8] Third Division South 0 0 1 0 1 0
1928–29[8] 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 1 0 1 0
Career total 74 0 8 0 82 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 135. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ a b c "QPFC.com – A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 30 August 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920–2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 75. ISBN 978-0955294914. 
  4. ^ "Dick Hendrie's managerial career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 August 2007. 
  5. ^ McCrossan, Frank. "QUEEN'S PARK AND THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918 – THE QUEEN'S PARK MEN WHO SERVED AND SURVIVED AS AT APRIL 2017 – APPENDIX 2" (PDF). p. 6. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  6. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 
  7. ^ a b c "Gillingham FC Career Details – Dick Hendrie". Retrieved 30 August 2017. 
  8. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 369–370. ISBN 0951526200.