Roger Hynd

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Roger Hynd
Personal information
Full name John Roger Shankly Hynd[1]
Date of birth (1942-02-02)2 February 1942
Place of birth Falkirk,[1] Scotland
Date of death 18 February 2017(2017-02-18) (aged 75)[1]
Place of death Glasgow,[1] Scotland
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1969 Rangers 31 (4)
1969–1970 Crystal Palace 30 (0)
1970–1975 Birmingham City 170 (4)
1975Oxford United (loan) 5 (0)
1975–1978 Walsall 89 (1)
Total 325 (9)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Motherwell
1980 St Johnstone (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Roger Shankly Hynd (2 February 1942 – 18 February 2017) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre half.

He started his playing career at Rangers, for whom he played in the 1967 European Cup Winners' Cup Final, before moving to the English Football League.[2] He played nearly 300 League matches for Crystal Palace, Birmingham City – with whom he played more than 200 games and won promotion to the First Division in 1972[2] – Oxford United and Walsall.[3] He had a brief spell as manager of Motherwell[4] and a six-game spell as interim manager of St Johnstone[5] before leaving professional football to work as a PE teacher.[2] He was the nephew of Bill Shankly.[2]

In 2012, Hynd was one of seven former players elected to Birmingham City's Hall of Fame.[6] He died in February 2017, aged 75.[4]

Honours[edit]

Rangers

Birmingham City

Individual

  • Birmingham City F.C. Hall of Fame: inducted 2012[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Roger Hynd". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 100. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  3. ^ "Roger Hynd". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Roger Hynd: 1942-2017". Motherwell F.C. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Obituaries: Bobby Grant & Roger Hynd". St Johnstone F.C. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "The magnificent seven". Birmingham City F.C. 9 March 2012. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2018.