Clubs played for: Burton Albion, Cambridge United, Chelsea (1966-1976)
Biography: Remembered for his famous long throw-ins, he was signed from Cambridge United after Frank Blunstone was asked to go and watch a goalkeeper. Hutch caught his eye and Dave Sexton and coach Ron Suart were soon dispatched to watch him. He then had to interrupt his honeymoon to sign the deal after a £5,000 bid was accepted. He provided the ideal foil for Peter Osgood, powerful in the air, he headed the second equaliser in the 1970 FA Cup Final against Leeds. Then in the replay, his missile-like tthrow was headed in by Dave Webb for the winner. His career never hit the heights it threatened because of injuries. During his time at the club he suffered two broken legs, a badly broken ankle, a dislocated knee, problem toe as well as almost persistent knee injuries. He kept on making returns until July 1976 when he retired aged 27 and worked in Chelsea's commercial department. A qualified Cordon Bleu chef, he helped out with the catering at Brentford FC and ran a pub in Windsor with his old team-mate Peter Osgood. Later worked in corporate hospitality for several clubs and as a curator at a London art gallery before his death in September 2002 after a long illness.
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