John Barton (footballer)
|Full name||John Barton|
|Date of birth||5 October 1866|
|Place of birth||Blackburn, England|
|Date of death||22 April 1910(aged 43)|
|Place of death||Blackburn, England|
|Blackburn West End|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).|
Barton won his only international cap for England in a game against Ireland on 15 March 1890. Barton scored one of the goals in England's 9-1 victory. Later that month he played in Blackburn's FA Cup final 6-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday.The following year he was again a member of Blackburn's FA Cup winning side, Rovers beating Notts County 3-1 in the final in March 1891.
In the first game of the 1891-92 season Barton was injured and did not return until the game against Stoke City in November 1891, by which time Geordie Anderson had been recruited to replace him. He suffered another injury which ended his football career after playing 40 league games for Rovers.
Barton died in 1910.