Glynn Snodin

A key figure in Bremner’s side at the time and during the clubs success over the next few seasons was undoubtedly Glynn Snodin. A left sided midfielder who could also play at full back Glynn overcame a shaky start to his Rovers career as a 16 year old to become a Belle Vue favourite, with his whole hearted attitude and 100% commitment earning him the adulation of the Rovers fans. 

Glynn had a great left foot possessing a powerful shot, he would often let fly whenever the chance arose and scored some spectacular goals during his career including a great strike in a game away at Darlington and one crucial drive at home to Bradford as Rovers chased promotion in 1981 and Glynn finished as Rovers top scorer twice whilst at the club.  A consistent performer and excellent professional Glynn made 340 appearances for the club (many of which were alongside brother Ian) scoring 61 goals before moving to Sheffield Wednesday in June 1985 for a large fee for the time which was in excess of £100,000, spending two years at Wednesday before joining up with Ian again at Leeds. 

He also spent time at Oldham, Rotherham and Hearts before ending his playing career at Barnsley in 1993, following which Glynn completed his coaching qualifications and turned down the chance to become assistant manager at Oakwell in 1998 to re-join Rovers as assistant to Ian, taking on the seemingly impossible task of rebuilding the club following relegation to the conference as the brothers made the first crucial steps to setting the club back on the path to success.  Following their departure in 2000 Glynn joined Charlton as reserve team boss.  Now a hugely respected and talented coach, Glynn worked with former Charlton colleague Alan Curbishley at Premier League West Ham United.

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