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John Oliver

Sunderland AFC




Full name John Sidney Oliver
Born 1867 in Southwick, Sunderland, county Durham [no registration found]
Died not known
Height/Weight not known



Club Career

Club(s) He played for Sunderland AFC from 1887 until 1892, making 23 league appearances. Joined Middlesbrough Ironopolis FC, making another 21 league appearances, until 1894. Joined Small Heath FC, making another 57 league appearances, before returning to Durham FC in 1896.
Club honours not known
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Full-back
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England



John Oliver - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 min 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 Oliver - Match History
 Clubs: Sunderland A.F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 22/23
- 40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow BC AD reserve