John Petts (footballer)

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John Petts
Personal information
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
1954–1957 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1962 Arsenal 32 (0)
1962–1965 Reading 34 (0)
1965–1970 Bristol Rovers 92 (3)
Bath City
Total 158 (3)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Northampton Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Petts is an English former professional football player and manager.

Career[edit]

Petts, who played as a wing half, joined Arsenal in 1954,[1] and made 32 appearances for them in the Football League.[2] He later played for Reading and Bristol Rovers,[3][4] before playing non-league football with Bath City.

Petts later had a spell as manager of Northampton Town between 1977 and 1978.[5]

Personal life[edit]

His son Paul was also a professional footballer.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile - Arsenal F.C.
  2. ^ ARSENAL : 1946/47 - 2009/10 - Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database
  3. ^ READING : 1946/47 - 2009/10 - Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database
  4. ^ BRISTOL ROVERS : 1946/47 - 2009/10 - Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database
  5. ^ John Petts management career stats at Soccerbase
  6. ^ Winter 2004-2005 - Bob Dunning