John Farrington (footballer)

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John Farrington
Personal information
Full name John Robert Farrington[1]
Date of birth (1947-06-19) 19 June 1947 (age 70)
Place of birth Lynemouth, England
Playing position Right winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1969 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 (2)
1969–1973 Leicester City 118 (19)
1973–1974 Cardiff City 23 (6)
1974–1980 Northampton Town 232 (29)
AP Leamington
Total 407 (56)
Teams managed
AP Leamington
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Robert Farrington (born 19 June 1947) is an English former professional footballer who played as a right winger.


Born in Lynemouth, Farrington played for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City, Cardiff City and Northampton Town, making over 400 appearances in the Football League.[2] He later became player-manager of AP Leamington.[3]


  1. ^ "John Farrington". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  2. ^ Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Derby: Breedon Books. pp. 61–62. ISBN 1-85983-462-0. 
  3. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 23 September 2013.