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John Hunter

John  Hunter

Clubs played for: Abercorn, Liverpool, Heart of Midlothian , Woolwich Arsenal, Portsmouth, Dundee, Clyde (1896-1911)

Born: 1878

Birthplace: Johnstone, Scotland

Position: Centre-forward

Biography: John 'Sailor' Hunter is still a legend in Motherwell. He was the club's first and longest-serving manager, guiding them to their only League title in the 1931-32 season. Sailor remained at Fir Park as club secretary until his retirement in 1959 at the age of 80. The club granted him a weekly pension upon his retirement. He died in January 1966 aged 87.

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