John Campbell (footballer born 1871)
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|Full name||John James Campbell|
|Date of birth||12 September 1871|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||2 December 1947(aged 76)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Campbell was born in Glasgow and began his football career at Celtic in 1890 where he won two league championship titles in season 1892–93 and season 1893–94 as well as the Scottish Cup in 1893. He moved to English club Aston Villa in the summer of 1894 and won the English league title in season 1895–96. Villa retained the league title in 1896–97 and Campbell scored in the club's FA Cup final triumph against Everton to win the domestic double. Just days later he had the honour of scoring the first goal at Villa Park.
He returned to Celtic soon after and won another league title in season 1897–98 and a further two Scottish Cup winners medals in 1899 and 1900. He moved to Third Lanark in 1903 and helped them to league title in his first season with the club.
He retired in 1906.