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John Scott

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Position Goalkeeper
Born 18 Jul 1928, Whitehaven (England)
Height 180 cm
Weight 71 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Workington 01 Jan 1948 31 May 1950      
Leeds United 31 May 1950 01 Jun 1956 114 0  
Workington 01 Jun 1956        

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1950 - 1951 17  0  0  0  0 
1951 - 1952 12  0  0  0  0 
1952 - 1953 42  1  0  0  0 
1953 - 1954 26  2  0  0  0 
1954 - 1955 14  0  0  0  0 
Total 111  3  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Solid keeper who played for Leeds in the early 1950s. Manager Major Frank Buckley had Scott on trial at Hull when he was there, and after taking another look at him when he took over at Leeds, decided he liked what he saw. A regular in the side from late 1951 to late 1954 when Roy Wood arrived and claimed the keeper's jersey.

John Scott says: I am the JOHN SCOTT mentioned above i now live in my native County Cumbria. When I retired from football I became interested in golf.I represented the County for a number of years and was honoured to be made County Captain. In 1991 I was invited to be President of the Cumbria Golf Union.

daisy Copley his grand daughter says: Jack Scott is the best man ever! he's now my Grandad and now still loves to play his golf


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