Vince Hayes

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Vince Hayes
Personal information
Full nameJames Vincent Hayes [1]
Date of birth 24 March 1879
Place of birth Miles Platting, England
Date of death 1 June 1964(1964-06-01) (aged 85) [2]
Place of death Salford, England
Height 5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Playing position(s) Full-back, inside left
Youth career
Newton Heath Athletic
Senior career*
1901–1907 Manchester United 62 (2)
1907–1908 Brentford 13 (0)
1908–1910 Manchester United 53 (0)
1910–1912 Bradford Park Avenue 29 (0)
1913–1919 Rochdale
National team
1910 Football League 1 (0)
Teams managed
1912 Norway
1912–1913 Wiener SC
1913–1919 Rochdale (player-manager)
1919–1923 Preston North End (secretary-manager)
1923–1924 Atlético Madrid
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James VincentHayes (24 March 1879 – 1 June 1964), also known as Vic Hayes, was an English footballer who primarily played as a full-back. Born in Miles Platting, Manchester, he was trained in boilermaking in his early years. He made his debut for Newton Heath in February 1901. [3] At Newton Heath, which was renamed Manchester United in 1902, he suffered several injuries. He broke both legs in 1905, and shortly after recovering, broke one again. He left United for Brentford in May 1907, but returned to United in June 1908. [4] He helped the club win the FA Cup in 1909. [5] [6] He left United in November 1910 after scoring two goals in 128 appearances in his two spells at the club. [3]

He later coached Norway at the 1912 Summer Olympics and Wiener SC. In 1923, he was appointed to his last managerial role, with Atlético Madrid of Spain.


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