Roger Griffiths (footballer)

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Roger Griffiths
Personal information
Date of birth (1945-02-20)February 20, 1945
Place of birth England Hereford, England
Date of death July 19, 2006(2006-07-19) (aged 61)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1973 Hereford United 250 (26)
1974–1975 Worcester City ? (8)
Cheltenham Town ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 December 2007.

Roger Griffiths (February 20, 1945 – July 19, 2006) was a professional footballer with Hereford United. Griffiths was the first player to be substituted in Hereford United's then-42 year existence in 1966.[1] Griffiths was a defender who made 250 appearances for the club. One of his most famous appearances was in the FA Cup match between Hereford United and Newcastle United, in which Griffiths played for 80 minutes with a broken leg.[2] Later, Griffiths played for Worcester City and Cheltenham Town.