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Ernie Hine

Leicester City FC

6 appearances, 4 goals, one penalty

P 6 W 6 D 0 L 0 F 23: A 6
100% successful

1928-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
540

Profile

Full name Ernest William Hine
Born 9 April 1901 in Hoyle Mill, Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Barnsley, June 1901]. Grew up in Smithy Cross.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Ernest is the only child to John and Hannah R. He does not appear on the census return, which was made on 31 March 1901. The Hines' live at Armin Street in Hoyle Mill, Barnsley. His father is a colliery lampman and the census return describes him as a 'cripple'.

According to the 1911 census, Ernest is now the eldest of five children, and remains with his parents, his father is a lampman. They live at
13 Smithy Green, in Smithies, an area of Barnsley. The census return reveals that his parents had six children and that one had tragically died.
According to Passenger Lists, Ernest Hine was one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was living at 4 Newhills Road, in Smithies, Barnsley.

According to the 1939 register, Ernest is a general labourer and is married to May P. They live at 9 Wakefield Road in the Smithy Wood area of Barnsley.
Married to May P. Parker [registered in Barnsley, December 1919]. Four children, Robert (1920), Ernest W. (1921), Rosemary (1926), Edward (1929).
Died 15 April 1974, aged 73 years 6 days [registered in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, June 1974].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 10st. 10lbs [1921]. 11st. [1926]. 5' 7", 11st. 1lb [1928 to 1930]. 11st. [1932].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began his football career in the Barnsley Nelson League with Staincross Station FC. After scoring five hattricks amongst his 66 goals, joined the local league side, Barnsley FC, ahead of other league clubs, on 8 April 1921. Following 82 goals in 164 league appearances, Leicester City FC signed Hines for a 3000 transfer fee on 2 January 1926, where he scored another 148 goals in 247 league outings, becoming club captain. Huddersfield Town AFC on 13 May 1932, making 23 league appearances and scoring just four goals. Manchester United FC signed him for a 5000 transfer fee on 10 February 1933, and despite being placed on the transfer list just three months after signing and becoming club captain for the 1933-34 season, he made another 51 league appearances, scoring twelve goals. Returned to Barnsley FC on 6 December 1934, after scoring another 42 goals in 127 league appearances, after again, becoming the club captain. He was also appointed coach of the reserve team competing in the Midland League, on 6 December 1937. On 15 April 1939, Hines was placed on 'the free transfer list', however, on 8 May, Hine hung up his boots as his club retained him as a coach.
Club honours Football League Division One runners-up 1928-29;
Individual honours Football League (five appearances)
Distinctions All time top goalscorer for Barnsley FC, and third in the list at Leicester City FC.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 534th players (537) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right/left
First match No. 162, 22 October 1928, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 27 years 196 days.
Last match No. 179, 18 November 1931, England 3 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Liverpool, aged 30 years 223 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1928-29, 1929-30, 1931-32;
Team honours British Championships winners 1929-30, 1931-32;
Individual honours FA Tour of Canada 1931 (eleven appearances, twenty goals);
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Lamming called him 'the epitome of a model player'. He was a builder during the summer months, in order to keep himself fit. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.130.

 

Ernie Hine - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 6 6 540 4 135 min 4 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Ernie Hine - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 0 1 3.667 0.667 100.0 +3
Away 3 3 0 0 12 4 +8 0 1 4.00 1.333 100.0 +3
All - British Championship 6 6 0 0 23 6 +17 0 2 3.833 1.00 100.0 +6

 

Ernie Hine - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1928-29 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 100.0 +2
BC 1929-30 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
BC 1931-32 2 2 0 0 9 3 +6 0 0 4.50 1.50 100.0 +2
BC All 6 6 0 0 23 6 +17 0 2 3.833 1.00 100.0 +6
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 6 6 0 0 23 6 +17 0 2 3.833 1.00 100.0 +6
All 6 6 0 0 23 6 +17 0 2 3.833 1.00 100.0 +6


Ernie Hine - Match History
 

 Club: Leicester City F.C. - six full appearances (540 min), 4 goals

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - six full appearances (540 min)x

Age 27
1 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start ir
2 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea AW Start 86 ir

Age 28
3 168 19 October 1929 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 37 ir
4 169 20 November 1929 - England 6 Wales 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham HW Start ir

Age 29
5 178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 30 il
6 179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Start 65 il

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