Walsall player 344. Philip Nigel “Phil” Hawker

Philip Nigel “Phil” Hawker (born 7 December 1962) is an English former footballer who played as a defender. He scored 11 goals in 213 appearances in the Football League playing for Birmingham City, Walsall and West Bromwich Albion.
Hawker was born in Solihull. He began his football career as an apprentice with Birmingham City where he turned professional in 1980. He deputised at left-back for Mark Dennis in the latter’s absence, but was allowed to join Walsall in the 1982–83 season. Hawker spent eight seasons with the club, helping them to promotion to the Second Division in 1988. He played one league game on loan for West Bromwich Albion before moving into non-league football with Kidderminster Harriers and then Solihull Borough. He went on to run a car dealership.

Youth career
1978–1980 Birmingham City
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1983 Birmingham City 35 (1)
1982–1990 Walsall 177 (10)
1990 West Bromwich Albion (loan) 1 (0)
1990–1991 Kidderminster Harriers ? (?)
1991–1993 Solihull Borough ? (?)

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