John Turner (footballer, born 1954)

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John Turner
Personal information
Full name John Graham Anthony Turner[1]
Date of birth (1954-12-23) 23 December 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth Gateshead, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1970–1972 Derby County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1975 Derby County 0 (0)
1974 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 4 (0)
1974 Brighton & Hove Albion (loan) 0 (0)
1975 Huddersfield Town (loan) 1 (0)
1975–1978 Reading 31 (0)
1978–1980 Torquay United 76 (0)
1980–1983 Chesterfield 132 (0)
1983–1984 Torquay United 34 (0)
1984 Weymouth
1984 Burnley 0 (0)
1984–1986 Peterborough United 60 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Graham Anthony Turner (born 23 December 1954 in Gateshead)[1] is a former professional footballer, who played in the Football League as a goalkeeper for Doncaster Rovers,[2]Huddersfield Town,[3] Reading,[4] Torquay United,[5] Chesterfield,[6] and Peterborough United.[7] He began his career with Derby County, but never appeared for the first team, and spent time with Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley, again without appearing for the first team, and with non-league club Weymouth.[8][9] His professional career ended when he broke his leg with 10 minutes left in an FA Cup tie against Leeds United; Peterborough hung on for a 1–0 upset win.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Basson, Stuart. "Chesterfield FC: Football League players, 1921 to 2009" (Excel spreadsheet). Chesterfield F.C. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Doncaster Rovers : 1946/47–1997/98 & 2003/04–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Huddersfield Town : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Huddersfield Town : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Torquay United : 1946/47–2006/07". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "Chesterfield : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  7. ^ "Peterborough United : 1960/61–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  8. ^ a b "Clough movie jogs Turner's memory". Torquay Herald Express. 4 April 2009. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  9. ^ "John Turner profile". DoncasterRovers.co.uk. Forward Productions. Retrieved 14 November 2009.