Haydn Hill

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Haydn Hill
Personal information
Full name Haydn Henry Clifford Hill
Date of birth (1913-07-04)4 July 1913
Place of birth Creswell, Derbyshire, England
Date of death 3 November 1992(1992-11-03) (aged 79)
Place of death Weymouth, Dorset, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1935 Corinthian
1935 Sheffield Wednesday 4 (0)
1935–1936 Yorkshire Amateur
1937–1940 Dulwich Hamlet
National team
1936 Great Britain 2 (0)
1935–1938 England Amateurs 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Haydn Henry Clifford Hill (4 July 1913 – 3 November 1992) was an English amateur footballer who represented Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He played as a Goalkeeper for Corinthian, Sheffield Wednesday, Yorkshire Amateur and Dulwich Hamlet.

He also played cricket for Dorset.

Football[edit]

Hill played for Corinthian a number of times in 1934 and 1935.[3][4][5] He played for Yorkshire Amateur in 1935 and 1936.[6]

Hill played for the England national amateur football team 8 times between 1935 and 1938. He made his debut against Wales on 19 January 1935 and played for the last time on 12 March 1938 against Scotland.[7]

Hill made 4 appearance for Sheffield Wednesday in 1935. He played twice in the 1934–35 Football League and twice in 1935–36.[8]

Hill played for Dulwich Hamlet from 1937 to 1940.[9][10] In his first season, he was in the team that beat Leyton 2–0 in the FA Amateur Cup final at Upton Park on 3 April 1937. At the end of the game he "was carried shoulder high off the field, and the tribute was well deserved."[11]

Cricket[edit]

Hill played cricket for Dorset, making 24 appearances in the Minor Counties Cricket Championship between 1948 and 1953.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haydn Henry HILL". FIFA. Retrieved 10 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Haydn Hill". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "A Corinthian recovery". The Times. 5 November 1934. p. 6. 
  4. ^ "Sheffielder for Corinthians". Sheffield Independent. 22 November 1934. Retrieved 7 August 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "Association Football – A Corinthian revival". The Times. 12 November 1935. p. 5. 
  6. ^ "Sport and Sportsmen – Northern Amateur talent". Yorkshire Evening Post. 12 October 1935. Retrieved 7 August 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ "England's Matches – Amateur – 1906-1939". England Football Online. www.englandfootballonline.com. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  8. ^ http://www.adrianbullock.com/swfc/stats/play0254.htm
  9. ^ "F.A. Amateur Cup". The Times. 8 February 1937. p. 6. 
  10. ^ "Reds defeated by Influenza". Surrey Mirror. 26 January 1940. Retrieved 7 August 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
  11. ^ "F.A. Amateur Cup". The Times. 5 April 1937. p. 5. 
  12. ^ Haydn Hill at CricketArchive