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John Angus

Burnley FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 3
0% successful
1961-62

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
90

John ANgus

Timeline

  John Angus
Birth 2 September 1938 in Amble, Northumberland [registered in Northumberland North Second in September 1938]
Marriage to Florence E. Wade [registered in Northumberland North Second, June 1961]. Three children, Judith, Karen and Jill.
Death 8 June 2021 at 88 Morwick Road in Warkworth, Northumberland, aged 82 years 279 days
Funeral 11.00am, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at The Sacred Heart and St. Cuthbert Church, High Street, Amble. Followed by a private cremation.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Amble Boys Club, before joining Burnley FC as an amateur in 1954, turning professional on 2 September 1955.  Injury forced retirement in May 1972 having played 439 league games, scoring four goals.
Club honours Football League Champions 1959-60; FA Cup runner-up 1961-62;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance).
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. [1961], 5' 11½", 12st. 9lbs. [1970]

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 796th players (796) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back, played predominantly right-back at club level.
Only match No. 350, 27 May 1961, Austria 3 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Praterstadion, Prater, Wien, aged 22 years 267 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1962 (provisional squad);
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (seven appearances, 1959-62), England Youth.
Distinctions The 25th Northumbrian to represent England

Beyond England

Tendon trouble caused his retiral. According to The Northern Echo, Angus is now living back in his native Northumberland, in Warkworth. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.12./Northern Echo (6 June 2009).

 

John Angus - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
3 1 0 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

John Angus - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1

Match History

 
Age 20 under 23  
reserve - Italy May 1959; one appearance - West Germany May 1959
  
Age 21  
withdrew - Scotland March 1960; three appearance - German Dem. Rep., Poland & Israel May 1960.
   
Age 22  
unofficial appearance - Velje Bk September 1960; two appearances ͨ - Italy November 1960, Wales February 1961;.
   
 Club: Burnley F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - one full appearance (90 min)x
 
apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt
 
348 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1, Estadio Nacional, Lisboa WCP AD party member
349 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3, Stadio Olimpico, Roma
Fr
AW
1 350 27 May 1961 - Austria 3 England 1
Praterstadion, Wien
AL   3
  
 
Age 23 under 23  
one appearance ͨ - Scotland February 1962;
 
FIFA set a deadline of 10 April 1962 for preliminary lists of forty players to be submitted. England's selectors produced theirs, two days early. Following England's defeat by Scotland at Hampden Park, the squad was whittled down to 22 names on 15 April, with 18 names excluded including John Angus.

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