Player #467

Appearances:

13

Starts:

13

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

John Sharples
John Sharples

Source: Football card #4 John Sharples issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1950s Footballers series, nineteenth series.

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John Sharples
John Sharples

Source: Football card #4 John Sharples issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1950s Footballers series, nineteenth series.

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John Sharples

Position

Full Back

From

1958-59

To

1958-59

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John Sharples

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24

Division

D1

Appearances

13
13

Starts

13
13

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

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John Sharples

Birth Date

Wednesday, 8 August 1934

Birth Place

Heath Town, Wolverhampton

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Heath Town FC

From

For

Free

On

October 1955

Previous Clubs

Heath Town FC |
Youth Team |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Walsall

For

Free

On

August 1959

Subsequent Clubs

1959-64 Walsall |

John Sharples
John Sharples

Source: Football card #4 John Sharples issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1950s Footballers series, nineteenth series.

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John Sharples
John Sharples

Source: Football card #4 John Sharples issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1950s Footballers series, nineteenth series.

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Villa Career

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

1958-59 Yth, 13 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Joe Mercer |

First Squad Appearance

Monday, 8 September 1958

Debut Appearance

Monday, 8 September 1958

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 15 November 1958

Leicester City (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 15 November 1958

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1 September 2001, Aged 67

John Sharples

Player #467 for Aston Villa, John Sharples, played as a full back for the club.

John played for Villa in 1958-59 making 13 appearances.

John was born in Heath Town, Wolverhampton, just 10 miles from Villa Park, on 8 August 1934 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Monday, 8 September 1958 aged 24 against his hometown club Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Villa had signed John from Heath Town FC in October 1955 and he would move on to Walsall August 1959 after playing his final game for Villa on Saturday, 15 November 1958 just over 2 months and 12 games after his debut with Villa heading to the bottom of the table.

John had played under manager Joe Mercer.

John passed away in Wolverhampton on 1 September 2001 aged 67.