John Knight (footballer)

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John Knight
Personal information
Full name John George Knight
Date of birth 18 August 1902
Place of birth Edmonton, England
Date of death 1990 (aged 87–88)
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John George Knight (18 August 1902 – 1990) was an English footballer who played for Casuals, Corinthian and Tottenham Hotspur.[1]

Football career[edit]

He played for the "Amateurs" in the 1929 FA Charity Shield.[2] After playing for the Casuals and the Corinthians, Knight joined Tottenham Hotspur. The centre half played one match in 1928 for the Spurs.[3]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 150. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ "Professionals v. Amateurs – selected teams for annual match". Derby Daily Telegraph. 26 September 1929. p. 10. Retrieved 21 March 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. 
  3. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived June 3, 2009, at WebCite