Frank Hill
Frank Hill

Frank Hill

Scottish international Frank Hill joined Arsenal from Aberdeen for £3,000 in May 1932.

The half back made his senior debut in the league against Blackburn Rovers and went on to make 81 appearances during his four years as a Gunner.


Name Frank Hill
Arsenal Career 1932 - 1936
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 81 (81 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 4

After leaving N5, Hill captained Blackpool but only stayed for a season before signing for Southampton.

When the Second World War broke out, Hill became a flight lieutenant in the RAF and served in India.

He returned to England and, after spending four years as player-manager at Crewe Alexandra, also had spells in charge of Burnley and Preston North End.

Hill then travelled to Iraq, where he had a spell coaching in Baghdad. He joined Notts County after a year away and ended his managerial career with a four-year spell in charge of Charlton Athletic.