Trevor Hitchen

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Trevor Hitchen
Personal information
Full name Trevor Hitchen
Date of birth (1926-09-25) 25 September 1926 (age 94)
Place of birth Sowerby Bridge, England
Playing position(s) Wing half
Youth career
Halifax Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1946 Notts County
1946–1949 Wellington Town
1949–1956 Southport 242 (34)
1956–1957 Oldham Athletic 3 (0)
1957–1958 Wigan Athletic 37 (7)
1958–1959 Southport 5 (0)
Teams managed
1957–1958 Wigan Athletic (player-manager)
1958–1959 Southport (player-manager)
Formby (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Trevor Hitchen (born 25 September 1926) is an English former footballer who played in The Football League for Southport and Oldham Athletic. He was also appointed as player-manager at Wigan Athletic, scoring seven goals in 37 Lancashire Combination games during the 1957–58 season.[1] He finished his career at Formby, where he later became chairman.[2] In September 2019, on his 93rd birthday, it was announced that he would be inducted into the Southport F.C. Hall of Fame.[3]


  1. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-91-7.
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  3. ^ 2019 Inductee: Trevor Hitchen

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