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Johnny Fantham

Sheffield Wednesday FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 1
100
% successful

19
61

disciplined: none
captaincies: none

minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Fantham
Born 6 February 1939 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Sheffield, March 1939] Lived on the Pitsmoor Road in Sheffield and attended Burngreave School.
Married to Carole Andron [registered in Sheffield, March 1964].
Height/Weight 5' 7¼", 11st. 2½lbs [1962].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football for Sheffield Schools and Yorkshire Schools, and Sheffield YMCA.  He signed amateur forms with Sheffield Wednesday FC in 1954, turning professional in October 1956. After playing 388 league appearances, scoring 147 league goals, he joined Rotherham United FC in October 1969 for �5000. Joined Macclesfield Town FC in the 1971 close season.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1958-59, FA Cup runners-up 1965-66;
Individual honours Football League (3 appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 798th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 351, 28 September 1961, England 4 Luxembourg 1, a World Cup qualification match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 22 years 243 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (1 appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A successful businessman after leaving football, and according to many forums, Fantham owned two hairdressing shops, one was on Division Street in Sheffield. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.96.

 

Johnny Fantham - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 1 0 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.

 

Johnny Fantham - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White - World Cup 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Johnny Fantham - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competitions
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1960-62 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
World Cup 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Johnny Fantham - Match History
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 21
1 u23 2 November 1960 - England U23 1 Italy U23 1, St James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HD Start 6
Age 22
1 351 28 September 1961 - England 4 Luxembourg 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London HW WCP Start 8

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