Gordon Logan

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Gordon Logan
Personal information
Full name Gordon Taylor Logan[1]
Date of birth (1949-10-03) 3 October 1949 (age 64)[1]
Place of birth Kirkliston, Scotland[1]
Playing position Right-back
Youth career
Port Vale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1970 Port Vale 35 (1)
Kettering Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gordon Taylor Logan (born 3 October 1949) is a Scottish former footballer who played at right-back for Port Vale and Kettering Town. He helped Port Vale to win promotion out of the Fourth Division in 1969–70.

Playing career[edit]

Logan graduated through the Port Vale juniors to sign professional forms with the club in March 1967.[1] He played seven Fourth Division games towards the end of the 1966–67 season.[1] He played 17 matches in the 1967–68 campaign, though manager Stanley Matthews came into trouble when it was revealed that Logan had been paid illegal bonuses.[1] He featured just four times in the 1968–69 season, as he fell out of favour under new boss Gordon Lee.[1] Logan played nine league and five FA Cup games in the 1969–70 promotion campaign, and scored his first senior goal on 13 September, in a 3–2 win over Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park.[1] He was given a free transfer to Southern League side Kettering Town in May 1970.[1]


with Port Vale


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 175. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.