Roger Hunt

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Roger Hunt
Roger Hunt.jpg
Hunt in 2006
Personal information
Full name Roger Hunt
Date of birth (1938-07-20)20 July 1938
Place of birth Glazebury, Lancashire,[1] England
Date of death 27 September 2021(2021-09-27) (aged 83)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1969 Liverpool 404 (245)
1969–1972 Bolton Wanderers 76 (24)
1971Hellenic (loan) 6 (4)
Total 486 (273)
National team
1962–1969 England 34 (18)
Men's football
Representing  England
FIFA World Cup
Winner 1966 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roger Hunt, MBE (20 July 1938 – 27 September 2021) was an English footballer. He played as a forward. He spent eleven years at Liverpool.

Hunt was a member of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup. He played in all six England games in the tournament, scoring three times. Hunt was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

Hunt died on 27 September 2021 at the age of 83.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Being north of the River Mersey, Glazebury (and Culcheth) was in Lancashire before 1 April 1974. Please do not change
  2. "Liverpool FC mourns passing of Roger Hunt". Liverpool FC. 28 September 2021. Retrieved 28 September 2021.