John Brodie (footballer, born 1862)
|Full name||John Brant Brodie|
|Date of birth||30 August 1862|
|Place of birth||Wightwick, England|
|Date of death||16 February 1925(aged 62)|
|Place of death||Wolverhampton, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Brodie attended St Luke's School in Blakenhall, and was a founding figure of the football club that became Wolverhampton Wanderers. He played in the club's first-ever FA Cup tie in 1883, scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Long Eaton Rangers, and first-ever Football League match in September 1888. He also captained the team in the 1889 FA Cup Final, where they lost 0-3 to league champions Preston North End.
- Matthews, Tony (2006). The Legends of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 35. ISBN 1-85983-518-X.