Fred Hinton was a goalkeeper
signed from Bolton Wanderers in 1924.
Joined his home-town team Swindon Town, but before moving North to Bolton Wanderers in 1920 without playing for the Robins. Stayed at Burnden Park for three years, playing 34 games, but moved to White Hart Lane in Summer 1924.
Fred was as ever-present in his first season at Spurs 1924-25, playing a fantastic game against his former side in an FA Cup replay which Spurs won 1-0. Hinton then made 15 appearances the following season, before returning to Swindon in 1928, where illness caused his retirement from football.
On leaving football he ran timber and box making businesses. When he retired, he was living with his wife Agnes in Branksome, Dorset and he unfortunately lost his right leg in 1971.
Fred Hinton died in early March 1976.