John Hornsby (footballer)

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John Hornsby
Personal information
Full name John Hornsby[1]
Date of birth (1945-08-03) 3 August 1945 (age 73)[1]
Place of birth Ferryhill, England[1]
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Evenwood Town
1965–1966 Colchester United 11 (1)
Ferryhill Athletic
South Shields
Total 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Hornsby (born 3 August 1945) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League as a winger for Colchester United.

Career[edit]

Born in Ferryhill, Hornsby represented local club Evenwood Town prior to joining Colchester United in 1965.[1] He made his debut on 21 August 1965 in a 1–0 defeat to Port Vale at Vale Park.[2] He scored just one goal for Colchester in his 11 league appearances[3] in the home fixture against Port Vale which resulted in a 3–0 victory to the U's.[4] He made his final appearance in a 0–0 draw with Aldershot at Layer Road on 16 April 1966[5] before returning to County Durham to play for hometown team Ferryhill United and South Shields.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Colchester United – Player profile". Coludata.co.uk. Archived from the original on 4 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Colchester United – Match details – Port Vale 1–0 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Archived from the original on 25 June 2009. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  3. ^ "COLCHESTER UNITED:1950/51-1989/90 & 1992/93-2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Colchester United – Match details – Colchester Utd 3–0 Port Vale". Coludata.co.uk. Archived from the original on 4 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Colchester United – Match details – Colchester Utd 0–0 Aldershot". Coludata.co.uk. Archived from the original on 4 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.