John Hagart

John HagartJohn Hagart was assistant manager to both Willie McLean and Roger Hynd. John would have two spells as caretaker manager after the resignation of both Hynd and McLean, they endured tough relegation battles and that basically put paid to their tenures in charge. Appointed caretaker boss for the first time on 6th December 1977, immediately after Willie McLean handed in his resignation. When a new gaffer was appointed on 22nd December he came in the shape of Roger Hynd who had plied his trade with Rangers and Birmingham City. Haggart would remain at the club as assistant manager. Hynd’s Spell in charge of course got off to a tremendous start, but sadly it would turn into another relegation dog fight and after less than a year in the Job he resigned. John’s second spell as caretaker had him at the helm for over a month, the board appointed him to the role on 1st November 1978. After watching Roger Hynd’s ‘Well side loss 8 times in 9 games, Hagart immediately helped the side beat Celtic 2-1 at Parkhead, sadly radical change was needed at Fir Park and the board turned to former Scotland coach Ally MacLeod, it was hoped his vast experience could stave away the threat of relegation. As a new management team was now in place John Hagart left the club.

Name: John Hagart
Date of Birth: 19th November 1937
Place of Birth: Edinburgh
Playing Position: Wing Half
Nationality: Scottish

Management Career:

Scotland Flag Heart of Midlothian 1974 1977
Scotland Flag Motherwell (Caretaker) 1977
Scotland Flag Motherwell (Caretaker) 1978
Scotland Flag Falkirk 1979 1982
Scotland Flag Rangers (Reserve Team Coach) 1983 1986
Scotland Flag Partick Thistle (Caretaker) 1987

Playing Career:

Scotland Flag Berwick Rangers 1960 1961
Scotland Flag Armadale Thistle