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Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

Peter Haddock: (Newcastle, 09.12.1961) 
Dunedin City (New Zealand) (loan), Burnley (loan), Leeds United, Sandwich shop owner in Cramlington. 

Massadio Hadaria: (Trappes, France, 02.12.1992) See Premier League list.

George Hair: (Ryton, 28.04.1925) RIP 1994.
Grimsby Town, Peterborough United, Boston United, Spalding Town, Northamptonshire FA official.

Ken Hale: (Blyth, 18.09.1939) RIP 01.2015.
Coventry City, Oxford United, Darlington, Darlington CM, Halifax Town, Halifax Town C, Hartlepool United M, newsagent owner on wearside/living in Seaburn/working in the NHS, 

Ernie Hall: (Crawcrook, 06.08.1916) RIP 1944.
Brighton & Hove Albion, Stoke City.

Fitz Hall:
(Walthamstow, 20.12.1980) 
QPR, Watford, retired, player's agent.

Lewis Hall: (Slough, 08.09.2004) See Premier League list.

Bruce Halliday: (Sunderland, 03.01.1961) 
Darlington (loan), Bury, Bristol City, Hereford United, Blyth Spartans AM, players agent, living in Australia.

Dietmar Hamann: (Waldsassen, Germany 27.08.1973) see Premier League list.

Des Hamilton:
(Bradford, 15.08.1976) see Premier League list.

David Hamilton: (Carlisle 08.02.1919) 
Southampton (war guest), Fulham (war guest), QPR (war guest), Southend United.

Grant Hanley: (Dumfries, Scotland 20.11.1991) 
Norwich City.

George Hannah: (Liverpool, 11.12.1928) RIP 05.1990.
Lincoln City, Manchester City, Notts County, Bradford City

Steve Hardwick: (Mansfield, 06.09.1956) 
Detroit Express (USA), Oxford United, Crystal Palace (loan), Sunderland (loan), Huddersfield Town, Emley, head groundsman, Hoylandswaine Cricket Club (Barnsley & District League)

Marlon Harewood: (Hampstead, 25.08.1979) 
Blackpool, Barnsley (loan), Blackpool, Guangzhou (China), Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday (trial), Barnsley, Millwall (trial), Bristol City, Hartlepool United, Nuneaton Town, retired.

Mick Harford: (Sunderland 12.02.1959) 
Bristol City, Birmingham City, Luton Town, Derby County, Luton Town, Chelsea, Sunderland, Coventry City, Wimbledon, Wimbledon C, Wimbledon CM, Nottingham Forest, C, Swindon Town, M, Rotherham United M, Colchester United AM, QPR C, QPR CM, QPR, M, Luton Town C, QPR C QPR CM, England U21 S, MK Dons AM, Millwall AM, Millwall HS, Luton Town HS, Luton Town IM.

Chris Harker: (Shiremoor, 29.06.1937) RIP 09.2014.
Aberdeen (Scotland), Bury, Grimsby Town, Rochdale, living in Darlington, 

Steve Harper:
(Easington, 14.03.1975) see Premier League list.

Adam Harrison: (Newcastle, 20.10.2006)
CP (junior)

Jimmy Harrower: (Alva, Scotland, 18.08.1935) RIP 2006.
Falkirk (Scotland), St.Johnstone (Scotland), Albion Rovers (Scotland), Alloa Athletic (Scotland). 

Bryan Harvey: (Stepney, 26.08.1938) RIP 04.2006.
Cambridge City, Blackpool, Northampton Town, living in Northampton.

Joe Harvey: (Doncaster, 11.06.1918) RIP 02.1989

Isaac Hayden: (Chelmsford, 22.03.1995) see Premier League list.

Pat Heard: 
(Hull, 17.03.1960) 
Middlesbrough, Hull City, Rotherham United, Cardiff City, Hull City, Brunei, FA coach, Publican - Three Tuns in Hull, stage hypnotist, Publican in Chesterfield, BRMB radio pundit, driving instructor.

Chris Hedworth:
(Wallsend, 05.01.1964) 
Barnsley, Halifax Town, Blackpool, living and working in North Tyneside, emigrated to New Zealand, now back in NE.

Hélder Marino Rodrigues Cristóvão: (Luanda, Angola, 21.03.1971) see Premier League list.

Jeff Hendrick: (Dublin, Ireland, 31.01.992) see Premier League list.

John Hendrie: (Lennoxtown, Scotland 24.08.1963) 
Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Barnsley, Sports Law consultant, Last Cawthra Feather, Bradford.

George Heslop: (Wallsend, 01.07.1940) RIP 09.2006
Everton, Manchester City, Bury.

Aubrey Heward: (Hetton-le-Hole, 31.08.1910) 
Bradford Park Avenue, Hartlepools United, Yeovil.

Terry Hibbitt: (Bradford, 01.02.1947) RIP 1994.
Birmingham City, NUFC, Gateshead, 

Jimmy Hill: (Carrickfergus, 31.10.1935) 
Norwich City, Everton, Port Vale, Derry City PM (Northern Ireland), Linfield M (Northern Ireland), Carrick Rangers M, living in Carrickfergus Northern Ireland and running a sports shop,

Dave Hilley: (Glasgow, 20.12.1938) 
Nottingham Forest, School teacher on Tyneside, journalist.

Gordon Hindson: (Stanley, 08.01.1950) 
Luton Town, Carlisle United, Blackburn Rovers, living in Burnopfield.

Shaka Hislop: (Hackney, London, 22.02.1969) see Premier League list. 

Trevor Hockey: (Keighley, 01.05.1943) RIP 04.1987
Birmingham City, Norwich City, Aston Villa, Bradford City,
Athlone Town (Ireland) PM, San Diego Jaws (USA) San Jose Earthquakes (USA) PC Las Vegas Quicksilvers (USA) PC, Stalybridge Celtic M, Keighley Town M.

Glyn Hodges: (Streatham, 30.04.1963) 
Watford, Crystal Palace, Sheffield United, Hull City, Golden (Hong Kong), Nottingham Forest, Scarborough, Barnsley AM, Blackburn Rovers RC, Manchester City RC, Leeds United C, Fulham C, Fulham S, QPR C, Stoke City C, AFC Wimbledon AM, AFC Wimbledon IM, Wimbledon M, Bradford City AM, unattached.

Gordon Hodgson: (Newcastle, 13.10.1952) 
Mansfield Town, Oxford United, Peterborough United, police force.

Ken Hodgson: (Newcastle, 19.01.1942) RIP 10.2007. 
Scunthorpe United, Bournemouth, Colchester United, Birmingham City, living on Tyneside, 

Chris Holland: see Premier League list.

Dave Hollins: (Bangor, 04.02.1938) 
Mansfield Town, Nottingham Forest (loan), Aldershot Town, decorator in Guildford.

Mike Hooper: (Whalley, 11.09.1975) see Premier League list.

George Hope:
(Haltwhistle, 04.04.1954) 
Charlton Athletic, York City, Car salesman in Hull.

John Hope: (Shildon, 30.03.1949) RIP 07.2016.
Sheffield United, Gateshead United, Hartlepool United, Living in Stockton, 

Arthur Horsfield: (Newcastle, 05.07.1946)  
Swindon Town, Charlton Athletic, Watford, living in Gravesend, working for Royal Mail.

Marc Hottiger: (Lausanne, Switzerland 07.11.1967) see Premier League list.

Frank Houghton: (Preston, 15.02.1926) RIP 1994.
Exeter City, bookmaker in Devon.

Pat Howard: (Dodworth, 07.10.1947) 
Arsenal, Birmingham City,
Portland Timbers (USA), Bury, C, Football in the Community (Lancashire), Salford Council Sports Dept, Salford College C, Old Grammarians (Lancashire).

Steve Howey: (sunderland, 26.10.1971) see Premier League list.

Darren Huckerby: (Nottingham 23,04.1976) see Premier League list.

Rocky Hudson: (Gateshead, 24.03.1955) 
Brighton, Miami Fusion C (USA), DC United C (USA), media pundit on US TV.

Aaron Hughes: (Cookstown, 08.11.1979) see Premier League list.

Gordon Hughes: (Washington, 19.06.1936) 
Derby County, Lincoln City, Boston United, living in Durham.

Andy Hunt: (Grays, 09.06.1970) 
West Bromwich Albion, Charlton Athletic, Living in Belize.

Paul Huntington: (Preston, 17.09.1987) see Premier League list.

Duncan Hutchison: (Kelty, Scotland 03.03.1903) RIP 1973.
Dunfermline, Dundee United , NUFC, Derby County, Hull City, Dundee United licensee of "The United Bar", Dundee, Dundee United D, Dundee United CH, Dundee United D.


Jordan Hackett
(Hammersmith, 20.02.2004) CP

Andy Hall:
(Gateshead, 08.10.1996)
Barnsley (loan), CP, released 2015.

Bertie Hall:
(  )
Lemington Glass Works, Hartlepools United, Peterborough & Fletton United, Norwich City, Bristol City.

David Hallam:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)

David Hamilton: (Carlisle, 08.02.1919)
Southend United.

Peter Harbach:
(Carlisle, 30.04.1967) 
Carlisle United, Carlisle City.

Ronald Harbertson: (Redcar, 23.12.1929) 
Bradford City, Brighton and Hove Albion, Bradford City, Grimsby Town, Ashington, Darlington, Lincoln City, Wrexham, Darlington, Lincoln City, prison officer, shared housing caretaker.

Nathan Harker: (Northampton, 05.11.1998)
Gateshead (loan), Blyth Spartans (loan), mackems (trial), Scarborough, Bedlington Terriers, Whickham, Marske United, Stockton Town.

Richard Harker: (Wardley, 20.05.1883) RIP 04.1917
Crystal Palace, Hibernian (Scotland), Hearts (Scotland), Crystal Palace, Darlington.

Donald Harnby: (Darlington, 20.07.1923)
York City, Grimsby Town, Spennymoor United.

Aidan Harris:
(Sunderland, 16.12.2006)
CP (junior)

Michael Harris:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Chester City, Trafford, Runcorn, Leigh RMI.

Alfie Harrison: (Keighley, 28.11.2005)
CP (junior)

Eddie Harrison: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Harry Harrison: (Redcar, 21.11.1893)  RIP 30.10.1975
Middlesrough, Darlington, Durham City, Hartlepools United, Darlington.

Josh Harrison:
(North Shields, 01.04.2003)

Ollie Harrison: (Gateshead, 07.08.2007)
CP (junior), Chelsea.

Terry Harrison: (Thornaby, 12.09.1950) 
Barrow, South Bank.

William Hart: (North Shields, 01.04.1923) RIP 1990
Chesterfield, Bradford City.

Malcolm Hayes: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Aidan Heaney: (Newcastle 09.08.1969) 
UNC Charlotte 49ers (USA), SV Wiesbaden (Germany), Greensboro Dynamo (USA), Columbus Crew (USA), New England Revolution (USA), UNC Chapel Hill AC (USA), Penn State aka Lions C (USA), Appalachian State aka Mountaineers C (USA), UNC Wilmington aka Seahawks C (USA)

Mackenzie Heaney: (Newcastle 02.01.1999)
Newcastle Benfield, West Auckland Town, Whitby Town, Grindavik FC (Iceland) (loan), York City, Buxton (loan), South Shields.

Tom Heardman: (Gosforth, 12.09.1995) 
Gateshead (loan), CP, Hartlepool United (loan), CP, Bury (loan), CP, unattached.

Cathal Hefferan: (Cork, Ireland, 27.04.2005)

Carl Heiniger: (location tbc, 27.10.1982) 
Bradford City (trial), University of Bath (HND Coach Education and Sports Performance), Team Bath, (also in England Students XI), Hessen Kassel (Germany), Darlington (trial), Bishop Auckland, Durham City, Seaham Red Star, Newcastle Benfield, Team Bath, Newcastle Blue Star, Workington, Barrow, Lancaster City (trial), Gateshead, York City (trial), Whitby Town, Team Northumbria, Dunston Fed, Consett, Sunderland Nissan, Morpeth Town, Durham City.

Jeff Henderson: (Ashington 19.12.1991) 
Gateshead (loan), Bradford City (trial), Sligo Rovers (Ireland), Stobswood Welfare, Morpeth Town.

Liam Henderson: (Ashington, 13.10.1992) 
Celtic Nation (guest), Blyth Spartans (guest), CP, Newcastle Benfield, South Shields, West Auckland Town, Jarrow Roofing.

Travis Hernes: (Heradsbygda, Norway, 04.11.2005) see Premier League list (extras)

Tommy Heron: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Brandon United, Bournemouth (trial), Carlisle United, Whitley Bay, Brandon United.

Alan Herron: (Ashington, 06.10.1932) 
Blackburn Rovers.

Kenny Heslop: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Alex Hewitt: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Nick Hindaugh: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Whitley Bay youths, Chester le Street youths, Lynn University, Florida, USA.

David Hodgson: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Sunderland West End

Ronald Hodgson: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Michael Hogan: (Newcastle, 27.07.2005) 
York City, Blyth Spartans, Bedlington Terriers (loan), Newcastle Blue Star (loan), Blyth Spartans, Bedlington Terriers.

Michael Hoganson:
(Newcastle, 03.12.1993) 
Northampton Town (trial), Derby County, Alfreton Town (loan), Gateshead (trial), Newcastle Benfield, Spennymoor Town, Bishop Auckland, West Auckland Town, Whickham, tbc.

Graham Hogg: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Carlisle United, Durham City, Bedlington Terriers

Matthew Hogg: (Dinnington, 14.04.1941)

Ryan Hogg:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Ashington, Morpeth Town.

Jamie Holmes: (Newcastle, 08.02.1998)
South Shields, Blyth Spartans, Darlington, Newcastle Blue Star, Whitley Bay, North Shields.

Jonathan JJ Hooper: (Greenwich, 09.10.1993)
Darlington (loan), Workington (loan), Sheffield Wednesday (trial), Northampton Town, Alfreton Town (loan), Farnborough (loan), Havant and Waterlooville, Inverness Caledonian Thistle (Scotland) (trial), Port Vale, Northampton Town (loan), Grimsby Town, Bromley (loan), Wrexham, Barnet, South Shields, Gloucester City, Blyth Spartans.

Alan Hopper: (Newcastle, 17.07.1937)
South Shields, Barnsley, Bradford City.

Ian Hopkinson:
(Newcastle, 19.10.1950)
Barrow, Workington, Darlington, Berwick Rangers, North Shields, Gateshead.

John Hopkinson: (
Gateshead, 03.09.1949)
Gateshead Boys, Durham County Schoolboys, NUFC juniors (1964-66), Doncaster Rovers, Rotherham United, Worksop Town FC.

Keith Hughton: (Backworth 10.03.1954) North Shields, Gateshead, Blyth Spartans, Carlisle United, Lincoln City.

Harold Houlahan: (Coundon, 14.02.1930)
Oldham Athletic, Darlington.

David Howard: (Hartlepool, 03.06.1962)
Hartlepool United, Crook Town.

Stephen Howdon: (Prudhoe, 01.02.1922)
Gateshead, Hexham Hearts.

Danny Howe: tbc

Dylan Hughes: (Vancouver, Canada, 23.01.1985)
Kaiserslauten (Germany), Jahn Regensburg (Germany) (loan), RKC Waalwijk (Netherlands), VVV Venlo (Netherlands) (loan), Rhyl, location tbc.

William Hughes: (Cardiff, 02.10.1920) RIP 1995
Hartlepool United, Annfield Plain.

Alan Hunter: tbc (may be Andy and vice versa)

Andy Hunter: tbc

Barry Hunter: (Coleraine, Northern Ireland 18.11.1968)
Crusaders, Wrexham, Reading.

Jack Hunter: (Newcastle, 14.10.1997)
Barnsley (trial), Gateshead, Blyth Spartans, Gateshead, FC Halifax Town, Hartlepool United.

James Huntley: (Ashington, 02.03.2004)

Chris Hutchinson:

Otto Huuhtanen: (Tampere, Finland, 28.02.2000)
HIFK Helsinki (Finland), MYPA (Finland) (loan), FC Honka (Finland).

Vic Halom:
(Burton, 03.10.1948) 
NUFC scout, tbc.

Ray Hankin: (Wallsend, 21.02.1956) 

Eddie Howe: (Amersham, 29.11.1977)
As a player: Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Swindon Town (loan), Bournemouth (loan then permanent)
As a coach: Bournemouth M, Burnley M, Bournemouth M, NUFC M.

Chris Hughton: (Stratford, London 11.12.1958) 
Birmingham City M, Norwich City M, Brighton and Hove Albion M, Nottingham Forest M, Ghana M, unattached.


Garry Haire:
(Sedgefield, 24.07.1963) 
Oxford United, Whitley Bay, NUFC (trial), Whitley Bay, Bradford City, Darlington, Rochdale (loan), Whitley Bay.

Bradley Halliday: (Redcar, 10.07.1995) 
Guisborough Town, NUFC (trial), Middlesbrough, York City (loan), Hartlepool United (loan), Accrington Stanley (loan)

Ove Hansen: (POB Denmark tbc, DOB tbc)

Peter Harrison: (Gateshead tbc, 14.08.1959 tbc)
Gateshead, Darlington (trial), Hull City (trial), Nottingham Forest (trial), NUFC (trial May 1982) Charleroi (Belgium), Barrow, Gateshead,
Whitley Bay, Hebburn, Eppleton CW, Hebburn M, Blyth Spartans M, players' agent, tbc.

Tyler Harvey:
(Plymouth, 29.06.1995) 
Plymouth Argyle, Salisbury City (loan), Plymouth Argyle, Bath City (loan), Plymouth Argyle, NUFC (trial July 2016), mackems (trial), Wrexham, Bath City (loan), Truro City.

Alex Hastings:
(Galston, Scotland, 02.09.1938) RIP 2014
Troon (Scotland), Rangers (Scotland), Partick Thistle (Scotland), NUFC trial (December 1958), Partick Thistle (Scotland), Airdrieonians (Scotland), Stranraer (Scotland) tbc, Ardeer Thistle (Scotland) tbc, Darvel (Scotland) tbc.

Tayshan Hayden-Smith: (London, 23.09.1966)
Brentford, QPR (trial), Fulham (trial), Aldershot Town, NUFC trial (September 2014, AFC Wimbledon, Crystal Palace (trial), Fulham (trial), Enfield Town, Charlton Athletic (trial), Grays Athletic, Canvey Island, Hayes & Yeading, Kitsbuhel (Austria), Merstham, ENAD (Cyprus), Hanwell Town, Grenfell Athletic.

Graeme Hedley: (Easington, 01.03.1957) 
Middlesbrough, Sheffield Wednesday, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Middlesbrough, NUFC (trial), York City, Publican, The Bay Horse in Middridge, Easington Colliery M / sub-postmaster in Wolviston.

Shaun Hessey: (Whiston, 19.09.1978) 
Burnley (trial) Wigan Athletic, Huddersfield Town,  Kilmarnock, Blackpool, Chester City, Macclesfield Town, Accrington Stanley, Barrow, Prestatyn Town, Marine, Marine M.

Steve Higgins: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)  
Gateshead, Barrow, Newcastle Blue Star, Barrow, M Newcastle Blue Star, M Whickham.

Will Hoare: (Croydon, 22.02.1997) 
Crystal Palace, NUFC (trial Jan 2016), Bromley (trial), Leatherhead, East Grinstead Town, Horsham, Skelleftea FF (Sweden), Ramsgate, Skelleftea FF (Sweden), Sevenoaks.

Jim Holton:
(Lesmahagow, Scotland, 11.04.1951) RIP 10.1993.
West Bromwich Albion, Shrewsbury Town, Manchester United, Sunderland, Miami Toros (USA), Detroit Express (USA), Coventry City, Sheffield Wednesday, NUFC (trial), pub landlord in Coventry. 

Leo Houtsonen: (
Pieksämäki, Finland 25.10.1958) RIP 06.2019
Kuopion Palloseura (Finland), Oulon Palloseura (Finland), Kuopion Palloseura (Finland), Oulon Palloseura (Finland), Kuopion Palloseura (Finland), Norwich City (trial), NUFC (trial) 1980, venture capitalist.

Russell Howarth: (York, 27.03.1982) 
York City, NUFC (trial) Tranmere Rovers, Bradford City, retired, Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic.

Alfie Hughes: (Stockton-on-Tees, 06.10.2002)
Middlesbrough, Manchester United, NUFC (trial March 2022)

Robin Hulbert: (Plymouth, 14.03.1980) 
Swindon Town, NUFC (trial), Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town, Telford United, Port Vale, Darlington, Barrow, Worcester City, Barrow, retired.

Richard Huxford: (Scunthorpe, 25.07.1969) 
Matlock Town, Burton Albion, Gainsborough Trinity, Kettering Town, NUFC (trial), Kettering Town, Barnet, Millwall, Birmingham City (loan), Bradford City (loan then permanent), Peterborough United (loan), Burnley, Dunfermline Athletic (Scotland) (loan then permanent), Alloa Athletic, Partick Thistle, Berwick Rangers, Cambridge City (trial), Ely City, Elgin City (Scotland), Sports Science Officer for Scottish Institute of Sport, Carolina Railhawks (USA) C.


If no letter, then player or:

Coach, M=Manager, AC= Assistant Coach AM = Assistant Manager, D=Director, JM=Joint Manager MD=Managing Director, RC= Reserve Coach, AD = Academy Director, AAD = Academy Asst. Director  S=Scout CH=Chairman

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