John Smith (footballer, born 1865)

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John Smith
Personal information
Date of birth 19 December 1865
Place of birth Kilmarnock, Scotland
Date of death 23 January 1911(1911-01-23) (aged 45)
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1885–1887 Kilamrnock
1887 Newcastle East End
1887–1888 Kilmarnock
1888–1889 Newcastle East End
1889–1892 Sunderland
1892–1893 Liverpool 11 (5)
1893–1894 The Wednesday
1894–1895 Newcastle United
Loughborough
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Smith (1865–1911) was a Scottish footballer who played as an inside right. He played for a number of clubs including Sunderland, Newcastle United, Kilmarnock and Liverpool. Smith played for Liverpool in their inaugural season in 1892–93 when they played in the Lancashire League. Smith made 11 appearances for Liverpool and scored five goals, including Liverpool's first ever competitive goal. He died in February 1911.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Smith". LFC History. Retrieved 27 January 2012.