John Cooke (footballer, born 1962)

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John Cooke
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-04-25) 25 April 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Salford, England
Playing position Right winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1985 Sunderland 55 (4)
1984–1985 Carlisle United (loan) 6 (2)
1985 Sheffield Wednesday 0 (0)
1985–1988 Carlisle United 106 (11)
1988–1990 Stockport County 58 (7)
1990–1992 Chesterfield 53 (8)
Total 278 (32)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Cooke (born 25 April 1962) is an English former professional footballer who played as a right winger.


Born in Salford, Cooke played for Sunderland, Carlisle United, Sheffield Wednesday, Carlisle United, Stockport County, Chesterfield and Gateshead.[1]

Cooke also participated at the 1981 FIFA World Youth Championship, making three appearances in the tournament.[2]

He later joined his former club Sunderland as kit manager in January 1994 and has been working for the north-east club ever since.[3]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  2. ^ John CookeFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "John Cooke".