Rochdale, Lancashire born right half or inside right Jack Hill had a brief League career, but started his career with Bright’s prior to the First World War in 1914. After the War he joined Lancashire Combination club Rochdale and when they entered the Football League by joining the newly formed Third Division (North) in the summer of 1921, Hill played in their inaugural League fixture in a handsome 6-3 win over Accrington Stanley that August. Such was his eye for goal that from October 1921 he was occasionally employed as an inside forward, and he spent the closing weeks of the season at inside right from mid March 1922, scoring 7 times on the run in.
Hill’s second season at Spotland again saw him start the season at right half and again saw him employed exclusively in the forward line from the end of November onwards. After 11 goals in 45 appearances he was released in the summer of 1923, joining non league Bacup Borough.