Walsall player John Roger Shankly Hynd

• John Roger Shankly Hynd (born 2 February 1942 in Falkirk), known as Roger Hynd, is a Scottish former 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 in total and won promotion to the First Division in 1972 – Oxford United and Walsall. He had a brief spell as manager of Motherwell before leaving professional football to work as a PE teacher. He is the nephew of Bill Shankly.
• In 2012, Hynd was one of seven former players elected to Birmingham City’s Hall of Fame.

Roger Hynd

Here is another picture from David Evans Collection, this ones of Big Roger in Walsall colours!

Roger Hynd1


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
1978–1979 Motherwell

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