John Blair (footballer, born 1905)

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John Blair
Personal information
Full name John Guthrie Blair
Date of birth 23 August 1905
Place of birth Neilston, Scotland
Date of death 1974 (aged 68–69)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–? Third Lanark ? (?)
1926–1927 Tottenham Hotspur 29 (14)
1927–1928 Sheffield United 26 (7)
?–? Fordsons ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Guthrie Blair (born 23 August 1905 in Neilston–died 1974) was a professional footballer who played for Third Lanark, Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United.[1]

Football career[edit]

Blair began his career at Third Lanark before joining Tottenham Hotspur. He played a total of 30 matches and scored 14 goals in all competitions for the White Hart Lane club between 1926–27. [2] Blair signed for Sheffield United where he went on to feature in a further 26 matches and netting seven goals between 1927–28. He ended his playing career at Irish club Fordsons.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 28. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite