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, Scotland
Date of death 18 February 2017(2017-02-18) (aged 75)
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)
1975 Oxford 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 Football League. He played nearly 300 League games for Crystal Palace, Birmingham City – with whom he played more than 200 games and won promotion to the First Division in 1972 – Oxford United and Walsall. He had a brief spell as manager of Motherwell and a six-game spell as interim manager of St. Johnstone[2] before leaving professional football to work as a PE teacher. He was the nephew of Bill Shankly.

In 2012, Hynd was one of seven former players elected to Birmingham City's Hall of Fame.[3] Hynd died in February 2017, aged 75.[4]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 100. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  • Roger Hynd at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database.
Specific
  1. ^ "Roger Hynd". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Obituaries: Bobby Grant & Roger Hynd". St. Johnstone F.C. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "The magnificent seven". Birmingham City F.C. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Roger Hynd: 1942-2017". Motherwell FC. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.