John Brooks (footballer, born 1927)

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John Brooks
Personal information
Full name John Brooks[1]
Date of birth (1927-02-08) 8 February 1927 (age 90)[1]
Place of birth Stoke-on-Trent, England[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1951 Stoke City 2 (0)
Eccleshall Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Brooks (born 8 February 1927) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke City.[1]


Brooks was born in Stoke-on-Trent and played in the youth ranks at Stoke City.[1] He made two appearances in the first team during the 1950–51 season but failed to make it as a professional footballer and entered amateur football with Eccleshall Town.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City[1] 1950–51 2 0 0 0 2 0
Career Total 2 0 0 0 2 0


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.