John Hawley


Attended Hymers College:

1962 - 1970

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John Hawley is an English former professional footballer and coach. Hawley played for several English clubs: Hull City, Leeds United, Arsenal, Sunderland, Leyton Orient, Bradford City, and Scunthorpe United. He also played for NASL's St. Louis Stars.

At the end of his playing days, Hawley went on to work as a coach in the academy of Nottingham Forest.

While playing for Bradford City, he was involved with rescue efforts during the Bradford City stadium fire. He has been credited with saving the life of a supporter by pulling him to safety.

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