John Roberts (footballer, born 1857)

John Roberts (born 1857) was a Welsh international footballer. He was part of the Wales national football team between 1879 and 1883, playing 7 matches and scoring 1 goal. He played his first match on 7 April 1879 against Scotland and his last match on 3 February 1883 against England.[1]

John Roberts
Personal information
Date of birth 1857
Place of birth Llangollen, Wales
Position(s) Left Wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1879–1883 Corwen
1883 Berwyn Rangers
National team
1879–1883 Wales 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

At club level he played on the Left Wing[2] for Corwen[3][4] and Berwyn Rangers.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wales player database 1872 to 2013". eu-football.info. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Correspondence. I --|1883-02-10|Wrexham and Denbighshire Advertiser and Cheshire Shropshire and North Wales Register - Welsh Newspapers Online - The National Library of Wales". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  3. ^ "13 March 1882 at the Racecourse, Wrexham". www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  4. ^ "7 April 1879 at the Racecourse, Wrexham". www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk.
  5. ^ "3 February 1883 at the Oval, Kennington". www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 11 March 2019.