Roger Hynd

Scottish footballer (1942-2017)

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

Roger Hynd
Personal information
Full name John Roger Shankly Hynd
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)
Position(s) 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
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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. For a short time, he served as manager of Motherwell 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.[1] Hynd died in February 2017, aged 75.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The magnificent seven". Birmingham City F.C. 9 March 2012. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  2. "Roger Hynd: 1942-2017". Motherwell FC. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.