Player #247

Appearances:

2

Starts:

2

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

John Laidlaw
John Laidlaw

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #236, January 31 1914.

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John Laidlaw
John Laidlaw

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #236, January 31 1914.

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John Laidlaw

Position

Forward

From

1913-14

To

1913-14

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John Laidlaw

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

21

Division

D1

Appearances

2
2

Starts

2
2

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

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 Wallace Laidlaw

Birth Date

Tuesday, 1 December 1891

Birth Place

Muirkirk, Kilmarnock

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

South Shields

From

For

Free

On

December 1913

Previous Clubs

Muirkirk Athletic |
Kilmarnock FC |
South Shields FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Kilmarnock

For

Free

On

June 1914

Subsequent Clubs

Kilmarnock FC |

John Laidlaw
John Laidlaw

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #236, January 31 1914.

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John Laidlaw
John Laidlaw

Source: Villa News & Record, Our Portrait Gallery #236, January 31 1914.

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Villa Career

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

1913-14 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Thursday, 25 December 1913

Debut Appearance

Thursday, 25 December 1913

Derby County (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Friday, 26 December 1913

Sheffield United (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Friday, 26 December 1913

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1 July 1954, Aged 62

John Laidlaw

Player #247 for Aston Villa, John Wallace Laidlaw, played as a forward for the club.

John played for Villa in 1913-14 making 2 appearances.

John was born in Muirkirk, Scotland in December 1891 and he made his Villa debut in the Christmas Day fixture of 1913 aged 22.

Villa had signed John from South Shields earlier in December 1913 but he was only to make one further appearance for Villa.

That happened to be the following day, the Boxing Day fixture of 1913.

Villa won both games but John wouldn’t feature again before moving to Kilmarnock in June 1914.

John had played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

John passed away in Scotland in July 1954 aged 62.