Jimmy Hill In Photos (1928 – 2015)
Jimmy Hill was a footballer who became chairman of the Professional Footballers’ Association, leading the campaign to end the maximum wages for professional footballers. He played 297 games for Fulham and was later manager and chairman at Coventry.
Readers of a certain vintage will recall rubbing their chins and saying ‘Jimmy Jimmy’, as a sign that you doubted your target’s honesty.
5th March 1981: Television personalities (left to right); Bruce Forsyth, Frankie Howerd (1921 – 1992) and Jimmy Hill together during a Variety Club dinner in honour of Frankie Howerd’s showbiz anniversary and birthday. (Photo by Simon Dack/Keystone/Getty Images)
1970: Former footballer turned commentator Jimmy Hill. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Express/Getty Images)
English comedian Tommy Trinder (left), Director of Fulham Football Club, and Fulham football player Jimmy Hill smiling out of their train carriage window as they head for Villa Park to play Manchester United for the FA Cup, at Euston Station, London, March 21st 1958. (Photo by John Franks/Keystone/Getty Images)
3rd March 1956: Senior F.A. (Football Association) coach Jimmy Hill (left) giving a coaching lesson to (from left) Charles Stewart, Douglas Bristow, Bill Chivers, Don Palmer and Don Haskow at Bisham Abbey, Buckinghamshire. (Photo by G. R. Greated/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
circa 1952: Fulham Football Club player Jimmy Hill with Bill Dodgin. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
1st October 1949: Brentwood footballer Jimmy Hill with his bride Gloria Flude, a teacher. They were married at Balham Baptist Church, south London. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images)
4th August 1959: Fulham footballer Jimmy Hill and his wife Gloria with their baby son, as yet unnamed. He was born at the couple’s Worcester Park home. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Reporters question American Senator Edward Kennedy (center, with neck brace) and his wife Joan Kennedy (left, in white coat and dark glasses) as they walk across the tarmac after returning from the funeral of Mary Jo Kopechne, Hyannis, Massachusetts, July 22, 1969. Kopechne died when a car driven by Kennedy went over the side of a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island four days earlier. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
10th January 1961: Jimmy Hill, President of the Professional Footballers’ Association, talks to members of the press at St Pancras Town Hall, London. The topic in question is the threatened football players’ strike. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images)
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