Ernie Hunt

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Ernie Hunt
Personal information
Full name Roger Patrick Hunt
Date of birth (1943-03-17)17 March 1943
Place of birth Swindon, England
Date of death 20 June 2018(2018-06-20) (aged 75)
Place of death Gloucestershire, England
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
1957–1959 Swindon Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1965 Swindon Town 214 (82)
1965–1967 Wolverhampton Wanderers 74 (32)
1967Los Angeles Wolves 10 (4)
1967–1968 Everton 14 (3)
1968–1973 Coventry City 146 (45)
1973Doncaster Rovers (loan) 9 (1)
1973–1974 Bristol City 12 (2)
1974–? Atherstone Town
Ledbury Town
National team
1963–1966 England U23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roger Patrick "Ernie" Hunt (17 March 1943 – 20 June 2018) was an English footballer. He played in the Football League for Swindon Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Everton, Coventry City, Doncaster Rovers and Bristol City,[1] and for the Los Angeles Wolves in the United Soccer Association.

At international level, he was capped three times for the England under-23 team.

Hunt died in Gloucestershire on 20 June 2018 of complications from Alzheimer's disease, aged 75.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ernie Hunt". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 29 December 2009.
  2. "Ernie Hunt 1943-2018". Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. 21 June 2018.
  3. "Coventry City saddened to learn of the death of Ernie Hunt". Coventry City F.C. 21 June 2018.

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