|Full name||John Henry Kearns|
|Date of birth||April 1880|
|Place of birth||Nuneaton, England|
|Date of death||January 1949(aged 68)|
|Place of death||Walsall, England|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Kearns was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, in April 1880. He made nearly 200 appearances in the Football League playing for Birmingham, Aston Villa and Bristol City. While at Birmingham he understudied Frank Stokes and Jack Glover, but was first choice at Bristol City, for whom he played nearly 100 league games. Kearns died in Walsall, Staffordshire, in January 1949, at the age of 68.
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- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 145. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.