John Buchanan (footballer, born 1928)

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John Buchanan
Personal information
Full name John Buchanan
Date of birth (1928-06-09)9 June 1928
Place of birth Bonnybridge, Scotland
Date of death December 2000 (aged 72)
Place of death Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Kilsyth Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1955 Clyde 132 (69)
1955–1957 Derby County 32 (12)
1957–1963 Bradford Park Avenue 164 (67)
Total 328 (148)
National team
1952 Scotland B[1] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Buchanan (9 June 1928 – December 2000) was a Scottish football striker.[2]

Buchanan started his career with Clyde, and his prolific form saw him get a move to Derby County. He also played for Bradford Park Avenue, before retiring in 1963. Buchanan also received a Scotland B cap in 1952, when he played against a France B team in a 0-0 draw in Toulouse.[1]


  1. ^ a b "John Buchanan". Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "John Buchanan". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

  • John Buchanan at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database