Players List 1967-82, H-K

These lists have been compiled in a similar format to the Best Years Player Lists (see Players Lists for the Best Years 1950-67)

Links: Players List 1967-82, A-B Players List 1967-82, C-D Players List 1967-82, E-G Players List 1967-82, L-N Player List 1967-82, O-R P layer List 1967-82, S-Z

HALL Peter

See Best Years Players F-H

HARRIS Peter

See Best Years Players F-H

HARVEY Bryan Robert (Bryan)

Born Stepney, 26 Aug 38

Position G

Seasons for BTFC 70

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Kettering

From BTFC to [retired]

Other clubs before/after BTFC March, Wisbech, Newcastle, Cambridge C, Blackpool, Northampton/

Notes One emergency appearance v Gainsborough in Anglia Floodlit Trophy at end of 70/1, having been released by Kettering. Later coached at Corby. Died 2006

HAWKINS Peter Michael (Peter)

(Photo by kind permission of Nigel Biddlecombe)

Born Swansea, 18 Dec 51

Position W

Seasons for BTFC 73-76

BTFC appearances 178 BTFC goals 43

To BTFC from Northampton

From BTFC to Weymouth

Other clubs before/after BTFC Swansea (am)/ Poole (loan), Bridport (loan), Yeovil

Notes Welsh youth international, signed 9/73. To Weymouth summer 77 (with Kevin Dove-was in partnership with him in decorating business) for £1250. To Yeovil summer 81. Now restaurateur in Weymouth. Older brother Dennis played for Leeds, Shrewsbury, Chester, Workington, Newport, Telford, Nuneaton and Wales u23.


John Hawksby (left) and George Heyes

HAWKSBY John Frederick (John)

Born York, 12 June 42

Position W

Seasons for BTFC 70-71

BTFC appearances 114 BTFC goals 7

To BTFC from King’s Lynn

From BTFC to Kettering

Other clubs before/after BTFC Leeds, York , Lincoln/Cambridge C, Dunstable, Stevenage, Rushden, Desborough

Notes Signed 9/70. Released because of travelling problems (lived in King's Lynn) summer 72. Dunstable paid £4,000 for him. At Rushden by 8/75. England youth international.

HECKMAN Ron

See Best Years Players F-H

HENDERSON John

See Best Years Players F-H

HEYES George


Born Bolton, 16 Nov 37

Position G

Seasons for BTFC 70

BTFC appearances 22 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Barrow

From BTFC to Hereford

Other clubs before/after BTFC Rochdale, Leicester, Swansea/

Notes Signed summer 70, released at end of season. Now professional goalkeeping coach and scout for Notts Forest. Son Darren played for Notts Forest, Wrexham, Scunthorpe, Sheffield Utd and Halifax

HILL David

Born?

Position G

Seasons for BTFC ?74-75

BTFC appearances 5 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from ?Kettering

From BTFC to ?Desborough

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?Northampton/

Notes Said to have understudied Ray Peacock for two seasons before playing in last few matches of 75/6. There was no reserve team by then so where was he playing when not required? A David R Hill (b Kettering 28 Sep 53) was an apprentice keeper at Northampton and made one FL appearance for them in 70/1 before moving to Kettering, but there’s no record of his making any SL appearances there-was this the same man? There was also a keeper named Hill at Desborough in 76/7; same again?

HILL Patrick (Pat)

Born 16 in 4/70

Position G

Seasons for BTFC 69

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from ?Hendon

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Amateur triallist "from Hendon", played one EPFC game at end of 69/70. Nothing else known.

HILL Sidney (Sid)

Born?

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 67

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from [Cambridge University]

From BTFC to Bishop’s Stortford

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/ Enfield, Hitchin, Corinthian Casuals

Notes Amateur, Cambridge University Blue, captained University XI 68/9, played a few reserve matches and one first team match for BTFC while at University (contemporary of Peter Phillips). Later taught at Haileybury School.

HOBBS Peter

Born 19 in 10/64

Position CF

Seasons for BTFC 69

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Worcester

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC QPR, Watford, Cambridge Utd/?

Notes Triallist autumn 69. Not retained. While at Cambridge Utd he scored a hat-trick v BTFC in the FA Cup in 64/5.


HODGKINSON Trevor

Born?

Position D or MF

Seasons for BTFC 68-70

BTFC appearances 37 BTFC goals 9

To BTFC from Gainsborough

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC Rotherham (amateur)/?

Notes Student at Bedford Teacher Training College. Triallist in reserves 10/68, signed permanently soon after. Released 10/70 after obtaining job in Maidenhead area-not clear who he played for after that (not Maidenhead Utd).

HORREY Rowland George (Roly)

Born Bishop Auckland, 7 March 43

Position W

Seasons for BTFC 72

BTFC appearances 12 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Chelmsford

From BTFC to [retired]

Other clubs before/after BTFC Ferryhill, Blackburn, York, Cambridge Utd/

Notes Signed 8/72. Failed to turn up for match at Weymouth, 30/9/72, then announced he was giving up the game because of work pressures.

HOUGHTON Sean

Born?

Position W

Seasons for BTFC 70

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Letchworth

From BTFC to Arlesey

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Amateur. Triallist autumn 70 (after playing for Letchworth v BTFC in FAC)-to Arlesey Feb 71

HUDSON Nicholas (Nick)

Born 19 in 9/74

Position F

Seasons for BTFC 74

BTFC appearances 2 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Northampton

From BTFC to Northampton

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes On month's loan from Northampton Sept 74, not signed.

HULETT Christopher (Chris)

Born Bedford, 20 in 70

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 67-70

BTFC appearances 7 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Bedford BC

From BTFC to Kempston

Other clubs before/after BTFC /Hillingdon, Barnet, Kempston, Ampthill, Irthlingborough, Raunds

Notes Amateur in reserves 67/8 and 68/9, signed pro summer 69, released summer 71. Played at Hillingdon and Barnet when Barry Fry managed there. Two spells at Kempston, second starting in 81. At Ampthill by summer 83. Later managed Arlesey and Kempston.

HUNT Dai

Born?

Position F

Seasons for BTFC 71

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from [Youth]

From BTFC to Sandy

Other clubs before/after BTFC /Olney, Wootton BC, Potton,

Notes Youth team player used in MFC at end of 71/2. Sandy 73/4, Olney 75/6, Wootton by 79, at Potton 81/2

JACKSON Alex

Born?

Position ?

Seasons for BTFC 68

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Stevenage

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Youth XI player in reserves and EPFC, 68/9-nothing else known.

JACKSON Alan

Born 23 in 12/81

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 81

BTFC appearances 4 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Exmouth

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Debut as sub at Redditch 12/81, newly moved into area. Stayed until end of season and dissolution of club, nothing else known

JAMES Kevin

Born London, 27 Aug 61

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 79-81

BTFC appearances 110 BTFC goals 2

To BTFC from [Youth]

From BTFC to Hitchin

Other clubs before/after BTFC /Rushden, Aylesbury

Notes In Colts side start 77/8. To Hitchin summer 82, Rushden by end 82/3. Followed Trevor Gould to Aylesbury, 12/84 and stayed there to end of 88/9. Brother in law of Nicky Platnauer.

JOHNSON Robert Simon (Rob)

Born Bedford, 22 Feb 62

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 77-78

BTFC appearances 22 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Marston Colts

From BTFC to Luton

Other clubs before/after BTFC /Lincoln (loan), Leicester, Barnet, Hitchin, Baldock

Notes Debut at 15 in 77/8. Apprentice pro for BTFC summer 78, but moved to Luton 11/78. League Cup winner’s medal with them, 87/8. Later career badly disrupted by injuries. Now a physiotherapist in Matlock (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Johnson_).

JONES-----

Born ?

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 68

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from ?

From BTFC to ?

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Youth XI player in EPFC, 68/9-nothing else known.

JONES Andrew (Andy)

Born

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 74

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Kettering

From BTFC to Kettering

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes On a month's loan 3/74, not signed.

JONES Clifford William (Cliff)

Born Swansea, 7 Feb 35

Position W

Seasons for BTFC 70

BTFC appearances 20 BTFC goals 5

To BTFC from King’s Lynn

From BTFC to Wealdstone

Other clubs before/after BTFC Swansea, Tottenham, Fulham/Cambridge City, Wingate

Notes 59 caps for Wales, League and FA Cup winners' medals for Tottenham 1961, 62, 67. Father Ivor (Swansea and WBA) and uncle Bryn Jones (Wolves and Arsenal) also played for Wales. Debut 2/71, released summer 71 due to travel problems. Briefly PM at Wealdstone but player only at Cambridge City. Nephew Scott Neilson played for Bradford City and Crawley.

JONES Peter

See Best Years Players J-R

KAVANAGH Ian

Born 18 in 9/80

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 80-81

BTFC appearances 5 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from [Youth]

From BTFC to Hitchin

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Ex BTFC Youth team, debut v Witney 9/80. To Hitchin late 81/2

KELCHER Barry

Born 28 in 8/73

Position CF

Seasons for BTFC 67-68

BTFC appearances 15 BTFC goals 8

To BTFC from Corby

From BTFC to Banbury

Other clubs before/after BTFC Rothwell/Rugby, Worcester

Notes Signed 12/67. Left early 68/9 without making an appearance that season

KETTLEBOROUGH Howard

Born Sandy, dob n/k

Position CF

Seasons for BTFC 77

BTFC appearances 30 BTFC goals 5

To BTFC from Wycombe

From BTFC to Irthlingborough

Other clubs before/after BTFC Sandy, St Neots, Wellingborough, Hitchin, Cambridge City/Stotfold, Langford

Notes Signed 7/77, released 4/78. Brother John also played for Hitchin

KING Keith

Born Durham, “early 20s” in 11/74

Position F

Seasons for BTFC 74

BTFC appearances 12 BTFC goals 2

To BTFC from Clifton (Beds)

From BTFC to MK City

Other clubs before/after BTFC Durham City/?

Notes Had been playing for Clifton on Sundays- not clear for whom on Saturdays- when signed autumn 74. A Keith King at St Albans 75/6, then Hertford 76/7, St Albans again 77/8-same man?

KING Michael

Born?

Position G

Seasons for BTFC 68

BTFC appearances 1 BTFC goals 0

To BTFC from Hemel Hempstead

From BTFC to ?Hemel Hempstead

Other clubs before/after BTFC ?/?

Notes Amateur triallist, not retained

KIRKUP Neil J

Born Northampton, 21 in 8/80

Position MF

Seasons for BTFC 79-81

BTFC appearances 88 BTFC goals 11

To BTFC from Cambridge Utd

From BTFC to Wootton BC

Other clubs before/after BTFC Kempston/Wellingborough, Rushden, Wootton BC

Notes Son of Brian (BTFC 51-55). At Kempston 77/8. Brother Alan also played locally having originally been apprentice at Man Utd. To Wootton 2/82, but at Wellingborough by end of season. At Rushden by early 83, back at Wootton start 83/4.

KNIGHT Brian James (Brian)

Born Dundee, 28 March 49

Position MF

Seasons for BTFC 80-81

BTFC appearances 17 BTFC goals 1

To BTFC from Wellingborough

From BTFC to Irthlingborough

Other clubs before/after BTFC Dundee, Huddersfield, Northampton, Cambridge City/?

Notes Signed summer 80 but suspended for much of early season 80/1 after offences at Wellingborough the previous season. Became player-coach start 81/2 but resigned 12/81 after differences of opinion with manager. Had been PM at Wellingborough, 77-80

KURILA Alan

Born 19 in 8/81

Position D

Seasons for BTFC 81

BTFC appearances 52 BTFC goals 7

To BTFC from Birmingham

From BTFC to Kidderminster

Other clubs before/after BTFC / Bromsgrove, Burton,Stafford, Burton, Atherstone, Moor Green, Rushden

Notes Signed summer 81. Left at end of 81/2. Two spells at Burton, the second as player-coach. Father John played for Celtic, Northampton (twice), Bristol C, Southend, Colchester and Lincoln. Brother Mick played for Irthlingborough.