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John Kelly (footballer, born 1921)

John Carmichael Kelly (21 February 1921 – 2 January 2001)[2] was a Scottish footballer, who played as a left winger for Arthurlie, Celtic, Morton, Barnsley, Falkirk, Halifax Town and Portadown.[3] Kelly represented Scotland twice, in 1949 British Home Championship matches against Wales and Ireland.[4]

John Kelly
Personal information
Full name John Carmichael Kelly
Date of birth 21 February 1921
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Date of death 2 January 2001(2001-01-02) (aged 79)
Place of death Paisley, Scotland
Playing position Left winger
Youth career
Arthurlie
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1941 Celtic
1941–1945 Morton
1945–1953 Barnsley 217 (25)
1953–1955 Falkirk 26 (0)
1955–1956 Morton 17 (6)
1956–1958 Halifax Town 38 (2)
Portadown
Total 298 (33)
National team
1945 Scotland (wartime)[1] 1 (0)
1948 Scotland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Kelly". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  2. ^ "John Kelly". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  3. ^ "JOHNNY KELLY". www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  4. ^ "John Kelly". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 September 2012.