Lincoln City History : Players H
By Nathan Jackson
January 15 2006
There have been a lot of players with H surnames since the War including the well known ones of Huckerby and Hubbard. Surprisingly, there are very few one appearances wonders in this section but there is a keeper who had 2 loan spells at City and one player, who had 3 spells at 2 different clubs
Hails, Billy Managed just 9 appearances between 1953 and 1955 before playing for
Haines, Keith A player with a big reputation failed to impress and made just 14 appearances between 1960 and 1963.
Hall, Allan Another legend for the Imps and in 1931/2, he set a goal scoring record for the Imps, scoring a huge 42 goals.
Hamilton, Ian Another journey man who joined the Imps to link up with manager Alan Buckley for a 3rd time in his career. He made 29 appearances for the Imps but scored just 1 goal which came in an FA Cup tie at Leyton Orient. He was often used as a scapegoat and left via a severance package in the 2002/3 season.
Hanlon, Ritchie An underrated and underused midfielder who joined the Imps from
Hannah, George The former
Harbertson, Ron Another player who had 2 spells at Sincil Bank. The first was between 1957 and 1960 and the second during 1961. During those 2 spells, he played 92 times for City and also played for
Harding, Alan A man who was vital in the 1975/6 season, Harding made an excellent 277 appearances for the club between 1972 and 1978 and later went on to play for
Hardy, Jack Was in the team that came back from the Second World War and made 22 appearances between leaving in 1948.
Harford, Mick A true club legend despite only playing 120 times for the Imps between 1977 and 1981 and he went on to play for Newcastle United, Bristol City, Birmingham, Luton (Twice), Derby, Chelsea, Sunderland, Coventry and Milton Keynes. Would later manage
Harford, Ray Another Harford who was regarded as a great player. Ray made 182 appearances for City between 1967 and 1971. He also played for Charlton,
Harris, Jason Was a loanee in the 1997/8 season and made an unimpactful single appearance. However, he has had a good career thats seen him play from
Harrison, Frank One game wonder from 1985/6.
Harrison, John Made 5 appearances in the 1969/9 season.
Hartfield, Charlie Another loanee who played 3 times for City in 1998/9.
Hawkings, Barry Made more appearances than the previous 4 players put together, but not by much, Barry made 16 appearances for City between 1955 and 1957.
Hawksby, John The former
Hawksworth, Derek Played 38 times for City between 1959 and 1961.
Heath, Bill Made 88 appearances between 1958 and 1961 for City.
Heath, Seamus Another loanee who made 7 appearances in 1982/3, not bad for the former Wrexham and Tranmere man.
Heath, Terry Made a meagre 18 appearances for the Imps between 1972 and 1974/ He also played for
Hebberd, Trevor A journeyman who made 33 appearances for the Imps in the 1994/5 season. He also played for
Hellings, Dan Made just 3 appearances in the 1946/7 season.
Helliwell, David The former
Henry, Anthony Henry was a controversial young defender who went on loan to Northwich
Heward, Brian Joined the Imps in 1961 and made 114 appearances before leaving in 1966. Also played for Scunny.
Hewitt, Ron Made just 3 appearances for the Imps in the 1948/9 season.
Hibberd Stuard Stuard (not Stewart or Stuart) had a rather average time at Sincil Bank and made 42 appearances in 3 season between 1980 and 1983.
Hill, David The man who had 2 spells with Scunny, played 73 times for the Imps between 1993 and 1995. He also played for
Hill, Ken The former
Hirst, Lee A loanee from the 1993/4 season who played 9 times for the Imps.
Hobson, Gordon Another club legend and another who had 2 spells at the club. He initially joined the Imps in 1977 before leaving in 1985 and then returning in 1988 and finally retiring in 1990. In his time, he made a huge 372 appearances for City and not many men will ever pass that. He also played for
Hodson, Simeon Another journeyman who made 64 appearances for the Imps between 1985 and 1987. He also played for
Holder, Alan Another one appearance wonder and that one match came in the 1955/6 season.
Holmes, Roger The longest serving goalkeeper in the clubs history, spent more than 12 years at Sincil Bank between 1959 and 1971. He made 305 appearances for City before eventually retiring.
Holmes, Steve A defender with an eye for goal and one of the few defenders to ever end a season as the top goalscorer. Steve made an impressive 230 appearances between 1995 and 2002 and was a real fan favourite. However, injury in the 2001/2 season forced him to retire from professional football. He also played for
Hone, Mark A quiet midfielder who managed 66 appearances between 1996 and 1998.
Hood, Derek A loanee who made 9 appearances in the 1986/7 season.
Horrigan, Darren A young goalkeeper who came through the youth system but never had a chance of regular first team football and was always 3rd choice keeper between 2000 and 2003. His one appearance for the club came in the 2001/2 season when Alan Marriott was injured in the first half and Horrigan took over in the second half and he didnt concede.
Houghton, HB A regular first teamer who made 61 appearances for the Imps between 1963 and 1965. He also played for
Houghton, Keith Made 32 appearances in the 1983/4 season.
Hoult, Alan A loanee from the 1977/8 season who made just 2 appearances.
Hoult, Russell Very few players ever go out on loan to another club and even fewer go on loan to the same club twice but thats what Russell Hoult did. In a career thats seen him play in the Premiership, he played 19 games for the Imps in the 1991/2 and the 1994/5 seasons. The popular goalkeeper has also played for
Hubbard, Phil Another player who had 2 spells at the club and between 1965 and 1971, as well as 1976 to 1979, Hubbard made 282 appearances for the Imps.
Huckerby, Darren Many argue that Huckerby is the great player to emerge out of
Hudson, Geoff Another journeyman who played 36 times for City in the 1965/6 season. He also played for Bradford Park Avenue,
Hughes, David Spent 4 years at Sincil Bank between 1977 and 1981 but made just 63 appearances for the Imps.
Hughes, Gordon The former
Hughes, Jeff An exciting prospect that joined the Imps in the 2005/6 season from Larne. He was highly rated in
Hulme, Eric The former
Hulme, Kevin Another journeyman who made just 6 appearances for City in the 1995/6 season. He also had 2 spells at Bury as well at spending time at
Humphries, Glenn A loanee that made just 9 appearances for City in the 1986 and 1987.
Hunter, George A one appearance wonder in the 1965/6 season and he was defiantly better known for successful spells at Derby, Exeter and Darlington.
Hunter, Les Played 2 times for the Imps in the 1987/8 season, however, he is the only player in the history of football to have 3 spells at 2 separate clubs,
Hutchingson, Barry Hutchingson made 27 appearances for City in the 1965/66 season and also played for
Hutchingson, Jimmy Joined the Imps in 1946 and made 91 appearances before leaving in 1949.