Fred Hill (footballer, born 1940)

Frederick Hill, known as Fred Hill or Freddie Hill, (born 17 January 1940) is an English former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as an inside forward.

Fred Hill
Personal information
Full name Frederick Hill
Date of birth (1940-01-17) 17 January 1940 (age 81)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
1956–1957 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1969 Bolton Wanderers 375 (74)
1969–1970 Halifax Town 25 (3)
1970–1973 Manchester City 35 (3)
1973–1975 Peterborough United 75 (7)
1975 Cork Hibernians ? (?)
Total 510 (87)
National team
1962 England 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Sheffield, Hill began his career with the junior team of Bolton Wanderers, turning professional in 1957. He later played for Halifax Town, Manchester City and Peterborough United, making over 500 appearances in the Football League.[1] He later played in Ireland for Cork Hibernians, before ending his career playing in Sweden.[2] Hill was inducted into the Peterborough United F.C. Hall of Fame in February 2010.[3]

Hill also earned two caps for the England national team in 1962.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 24 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Player profile". Peterborough United F.C. official website. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Hall Inducted into Hall of Fame". Peterborough United F.C. official website. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Fred Hill at Englandstats.com