Player #78

Appearances:

70

Starts:

70

Goals:

0

Seasons:

4

John Baird
John Baird

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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John Baird
John Baird

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John Baird

Position

Full Back

From

1891-92

To

1894-95

IMAGE CREDIT

John Baird

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

20
21
22
23

Division

FL
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

70
20
12
33
5

Starts

70
20
12
33
5

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0
0
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

John Baird

Birth Date

Friday, 25 February 1870

Birth Place

Alexandria, Dunbartonshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Kidderminster Harriers

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Vale Athletic |
Vale of Leven FC |
Vale Wanderers |
Kidderminster |
Kidderminster Olympic |
Kidderminster Harriers |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Leicester Fosse

For

Free

On

1895

Subsequent Clubs

1895-96 Leicester Fosse |
Clyde FC |
Vale of Leven FC |

John Baird
John Baird

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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John Baird
John Baird

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1891-95 Aston Villa, Free, 70 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 24 October 1891

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 24 October 1891

Stoke (a), Football League

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 26 January 1895

Bolton Wanderers (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 26 January 1895

Honours

1893-94 League Champions |

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

31 July 1905, Aged 35

John Baird

Player #78 for Aston Villa, John Baird played as a defender for the club. John represented Villa between 1891-92 and 1894-95 making 70 appearances.

John was born in Alexandria, Scotland on 25 February 1870 and made his debut as a 21 year old on 24th October 1891.

Villa had signed John from Kidderminster Harriers and he went on to win the 1893-94 League Championship with Villa whilst not finishing outside the top four in his four seasons with the club.

John played in 29 of Villa’s 30 games in the 1893-94 Championship winning season.

John’s final game for Villa came on the 26th January 1895 aged 24 after which he moved to Leicester Fosse.

John played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

John passed away after a heart attack in his native Scotland on 31st July 1905 aged just 35.