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Gordon Hill

Gordon Hill

Clubs played for: Staines Town, Slough, Southall, Millwall, Manchester United, Derby County, QPR, Montreal Manic (indoor), Chicago Sting, Chicago Sting (indoor), San Jose Earthquakes (indoor), New York Arrows (indoor), Inter-Montreal, Kansas City Comets (indoor), Tacoma Stars (indoor), Twente, HJK Helsinki, Stafford Rangers, Northwich Victoria, Nova Scotia Clippers (1971-1991)

Born: 1954

Birthplace: Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Millwall were the first club to give Gordon a crack at League football. He impressed sufficiently to persuade Tommy Docherty to shell out £70,000. Almost immediately, he was called up by England for the first of six caps. Played over 100 games in three eventful years on the left wing at Old Trafford, he formed a formidable wing combination with Steve Coppell then followed The Doc to Derby for £250,000 in 1978, despite his outstanding record of 17 goals in 36 games in Dave Sexton's first season in charge. England international winger, is now the owner and head coach of United FC, in McKinney, Texas. Used to live in Tampa, Florida, where he worked as a tennis and football coach.

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Hill, Gordon Hi Gordon, it's lady Ang, from Battersea.x
23-01-21Angela brown and David Brown,

Hill, Gordon I went to the same school as Gordon Hill, in Sunbury-on-Thames. We had a footie friendly one day, on one of the school pitches. I was captain of a team I named 'The North Albanian Chieftains' We needed an extra player, to even out the numbers, and Gordon Hill was suggested. Although, a year or two younger than me, I put him in the team. He was the best player on the pitch by a country mile. This would have been around 1966 or 1967. He went on the play for Staines Town, Millwall and Manchester United and England. Fond memories.
12-11-20Dennis Kallmer

Hill, Gordon Just watching united during the tommy doc days when Gordon hill was just a magician what a player.

Hill, Gordon I new Gordon when we both lived in Sunbury.
He was a really nice chap as well as his mother and family.
Fond memories of watching him play in the park behind my house in Sunbury.
I hope Gordon is well.

31-08-20David chilton

Hill, Gordon Gordon used to join us in the recreation ground at Sunbury along with his brother Sid. Although Gordon was abot 6 to 7 years younger than us we used to let him play with us as he was so good. We sometimes used to call him "Goalhanger Hill" as he used to like to stay near the opposing goalkeeper when the play was up the other end and take advantage of a long ball to him. No referees (or goalposts in those days :) Gordon and Sid were nice guys.... all so long ago. It was great pleasure to see him acheive his success.
28-08-20Derek Jordan

Hill, Gordon Hills volley against Gillingham,he chipped it over two players,ran between them and smacked it as it came down,is the best goal I ever saw by a Millwall player.

Hill, Gordon I used to be at school with Gordon. Kenyngton Manor Secondary School in Sunbury. I was best friends with his sister-in-Law Susan and knew his brother Sid (Cyril) very well too. We got on well and had a bit of a flirtation for a short while. Fond memories of a nice kid and great football player.

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