Richard Hill (footballer, born 1893)

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Richard Hill
Personal information
Full name Richard Henry Hill
Date of birth (1893-11-26)26 November 1893
Place of birth Mapperley, England
Date of death 1971 (aged 77–78)
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1930 Millwall 366 (0)
1930 Torquay United 28 (1)
Total 394 (1)
National team
1926 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Richard Henry Hill (26 November 1893 – 1971) was an English international footballer who played as a left back.

Career[edit]

Born in Mapperley, former Grenadier Guard Hill played professionally for Millwall and Torquay United, and earned one cap for England on 24 May 1926 against Belgium in Antwerp.[1]

Dick played mainly as a left back, but also played at centre half and right back. He played 314 Football League games, 24 Southern League games and 28 FA Cup games for Millwall. His total of 366 games leaves him sixth in the list of most appearances for Millwall.

He joined Torquay United in July 1930 and made 28 appearances scoring his only senior goal.[2]

References[edit]

Bibliography
  • Lindsay, Richard (1991). Millwall: A Complete Record, 1885–1991. Breedon Books. ISBN 0-907969-94-1.
Citations
  1. ^ Richard Hill at Englandstats.com
  2. ^ Lindsay. Complete Record. p. 73.