John Battye

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John Battye
Personal information
Full name John Edward Battye
Date of birth (1926-05-19)19 May 1926
Place of birth Scissett, Huddersfield, England
Date of death June 2016 (2016-07) (aged 90)[1]
Place of death Barnsley,[1] England
Playing position Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1957 Huddersfield Town 71 (1)
1959–1960 York City 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Edward Battye (19 May 1926 – June 2016) was an English professional footballer who played for Huddersfield Town and York City. He was born in Scissett, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire.


  • Ian Thomas, Owen Thomas, Alan Hodgson, John Ward (2007). 99 Years and Counting: Stats and Stories. Huddersfield Town A.F.C. ISBN 095572810X. 
  1. ^ a b "John Battye". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 28 November 2017.