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Hunter Devine

Full name: John Hunter Devine
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: December 1, 1935 in Auchinloch, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Queen's Park FC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Biography

Hunter Devine could play at inside-forward or winger and was a Scottish amateur international. After playing with local Glasgow amateur side Kirkintilloch St Mary’s he went on to play as an amateur in the Scottish League with Queen’s Park between 1953-61. He scored 48 goals in 99 League games, including a hat-trick at Hampden Park on Easter Monday 1957 against Glasgow Rangers when he had the rare distinction of scoring three goals and ending up on the losing side as Rangers won 6-4. He was a member of the Queen’s Park side that won the very last Scottish B Division title in 1955-56, his only senior honour in the game. He scored in the first minute of his Great Britain début in the 1960 Olympic Games qualifier against the Republic of Ireland at Brighton in 1960 and then played in the first two matches against Brazil and Italy at the Olympics. Having studied as an actuary he got a job with Scottish Amicable and they moved him to London to further his career and Queen’s Park, keen to keep Devine, offered to fly him to Scotland on a Friday and back to London on a Sunday but he wanted to concentrate on his new career and continued to play in the London area for Hounslow Town in the Athenian League before later joining Dulwich Hamlet.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1960 Summer 24 Roma Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 9T 1960-08-26 0 0 0
1960 Summer 24 Roma Football Great Britain GBR Group B Match #1 2 1960-08-26 BRA 4, GBR 3 0
1960 Summer 24 Roma Football Great Britain GBR Group B Match #4 1T 1960-08-29 ITA 2, GBR 2 0
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