He played more than 300 league games for wich Albion where he spent most of his club career. Born in Bridge of Allan, Scotland, Hope played for between 1959 and 1972. A cultured, scheming inside-forward, he was the general in the team"s midfield throughout the 1960s.
Together with Clive Clark on the wing, Hope provided the ammunition for players like Tony Brown and Jeff Astle.
He scored Albion"s first goal in European competition when he found the Netto against DOS Utrecht in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup on 2 November 1966. He moved to Birmingham City in 1972, spending time on loan in the NASL with Philadelphia Atoms and Dallas Tornado, and later played for Sheffield Wednesday and Bromsgrove Rovers.
He went on to manage Bromsgrove and Burton Albion. He returned to as a scout in later years.
Since 2000 he has been wich Albion"s chief scout.