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][4] Kelly represented Scotland twice, in 1949 British Home Championship matches against Wales and Ireland.[1][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
Position(s) Left winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1939 Arthurlie
1939–1941 Celtic 0 (0)
1941–1945 Morton 0 (0)
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[1] Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
1948 Scotland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

References


  1. "[Scotland player including unofficial matches] 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. Johnny Kelly, The Herald, 9 January 2001