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Harry Hooper

West Ham United FC

uncapped

1954-58

captain: none
minutes played:
none

Profile

Full name Harry Hooper
Born 14 June 1933 in Pittington, county Durham [registered as Harry, in Durham, September 1933].

Source

Club Career

Club(s) Hooper started playing football at Hylton Colliery FC. As a junior, he joined West Ham United FC, where his father was a trainer, and went on to play 119 league matches, scoring 39 goals. Also appeared for a London XI in 1955. Hooper moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC for £25,000 in 1956, and scored 19 goals in 39 league matches. He then joined Birmingham City FC for £20,000 in 1957, playing 105 league matches and scoring 34 goals, before returning to his native north-east with Sunderland AFC for a fee of £18,000 in 1960, playing 65 league matches, scoring 16 goals. He went on to play non-league football from 1963 with Kettering Town FC, Dunstable Town FC and Heanor Town FC before retiring in 1968.
Club honours Fairs Cup runners-up 1959-60;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None
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England Career

Player number Did not to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954 (reserve), 1958 (provisional party);
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (five appearances, one goal, 1954-55), England U23 (six appearances, two goals, 1955).
Distinctions None

Match History

 Club: West Ham United F.C. - no full appearances

manager: Walter Winterbottom - no full appearancesx

Age 20
1 b 3 March 1954 - England 1 Scotland 1, Roker Park, Sunderland Fr HD Start 65 7
2 b 24 March 1954 - West Germany 0 England 4, Glückauf Kampfbahn, Gelsenkirchen Fr AW Start 7
286 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd
tour
AL party member
3 b 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1, Centralni Stadion, Ljubljana AL Start 7
287 23 May 1954 - Hungary 7 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest AL party member
4 b 23 May 1954 - Switzerland 2 England 0, St. Jakob Park, Basel AL Start 7

Age 21
288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel
WCF
NW home reserve
22
289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW
290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL

292 10 November 1954 - England 3 Wales 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW party member
293 1 December 1954 - England 3 West Germany 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW party member

Age 22
1 u23 19 January 1955 - England 5 Italy 1, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Start 7
2 u23 8 February 1955 - Scotland 0 England 6, Shawfield Park, Glasgow Fr AW Start 7
5 b 23 March 1955 - England 1 West Germany 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HD Start 7
295 15 May 1955 - France 1 England 0, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris
tour
AL unused sub
296 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid AD party member
297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1, Estádio do FC Porto, Oporto AL

Age 25
England's selectors announced their forty-man party from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the party on 28 May, they included Harry Hooper.

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