John Smith (footballer, born 1939)
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|Full name||John Smith|
|Date of birth||4 January 1939|
|Place of birth||Shoreditch, London, England|
|Date of death||1988|
|Playing position||wing half & inside forward|
|-1956||West Ham United|
|1956-1960||West Ham United||127||(20)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
John Smith (1939–1988) was a footballer, a West Ham Academy product who was born in Shoreditch, London. He made 136 appearances for the club between 1956 and 1960, playing right half and inside right. He scored 23 goals for the east London club before being transferred to Tottenham Hotspur where he was one of 17 players to represent the club in their Double winning season of 1960-61. Smith played in the Swindon Town side which beat Arsenal in the 1969 Football League Cup Final.
- Football League Cup
- Winners: 1969
- The Double squad Retrieved 15 April 2014
- "Walsall F.C. past managers". Walsall F.C. Retrieved 2007-11-02.