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John Bain

Oxford University AFC & Old Wykehamists FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1877

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Bain
Born 15 July 1854 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, John Bain was the eldest of four children, living with only their mother, Mary. They all lived together at 5 Melbourne Grove in the Everton region of Liverpool. His parents were Joseph and Margaret (née Ambrose).

According to the 1871 census, John is now a pupil at Warden's House in St Mary's College in Winchester, Hampshire.

According to the 1881 census, John is a B.A. Oxford Classical assistant at Marlborough and Pershute at Marlborough College in Wiltshire.

Cannot be found on the 1891 census.

According to the 1901 census, John is now a schoolmaster boarding with Thomas and Martha Burgess, at 84/85 High Street in Marlborough.

According to the 1911 census, John is now the Assistant Master at Marlborough College, still boarding with the Burgess' in the Marlborough High Street.

Married to Frances Preece [registered in Haverfordwest, South Wales, March 1927].
Died 7 August 1929 at Mount Pleasant, Saint David's, aged 75 years 23 days [registered in Haverfordwest, September 1929]. This is the only 75 year-old John Bain in the death register in 1929. Left £3690 to his wife.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Sherborne School, Winchester College and Oxford University, earning his Blue in 1876.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1876-77;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 43rd players (48) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Only match No. 6, 3 March 1877, England 1 Scotland 3, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 22 years 231 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions The only Scot to play for England

Beyond England

A barrister, called to the Bar 1880, he was master of Marlborough College 1879-83 and from 1886 to his retirement in 1913. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.19.

 

John Bain - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Minutes Goals Goals Ave. min Comp.
Goals
Captain Discipline
1 1 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

John Bain - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 00.0 -1

 

John Bain - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

 Club: Oxford University F.C. & Old Wykehamists F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 22
1 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3, The Oval, Kennington Fr HL Start for

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