Scottish flag John Connolly

Born13 June 1950, Barrhead
NationalityScottish
PositionMidfielder/Forward

Scotland International

A free-scoring striker during his time at St Johnstone, John was recognised as a dangerous left winger by the time he arrived on Tyneside.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1971-72 Everton League Division One 2
1972-73 Everton FA Cup 2
1972-73 Everton League Cup 1
1972-73 Everton League Division One 41
7
1973-74 Everton League Cup 1
1973-74 Everton League Division One 26
5
1974-75 Everton FA Cup 1
1974-75 Everton League Cup 2
1974-75 Everton League Division One 22
2
3
1975-76 Everton FA Cup
1
1975-76 Everton League Division One 14
1
1
1978-79 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1978-79 Newcastle United League Division Two 34
8
1979-80 Newcastle United FA Cup
1
1979-80 Newcastle United League Division Two 8
7
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Apr 1972 Everton v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
02 May 1972 Everton v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
12 Aug 1972 Norwich City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1972 Manchester City v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1972 Everton v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1972 Everton v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1972 Stoke City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1972 Everton v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1972 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1972 Arsenal v Everton L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1972 Leicester City v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1972 Everton v Southampton L 0-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1972 Birmingham City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1972 Everton v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1972 Liverpool v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1972 Everton v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1972 Sheffield United v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1972 Everton v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division One
04 Nov 1972 Crystal Palace v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
11 Nov 1972 Everton v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
18 Nov 1972 Arsenal v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1972 Everton v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
02 Dec 1972 Coventry City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
09 Dec 1972 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1972 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1972 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1972 Everton v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Jan 1973 Everton v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
13 Jan 1973 Everton v Aston Villa W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 1973 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
27 Jan 1973 Everton v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division One
03 Feb 1973 Everton v Millwall L 0-2 FA Cup 4th round
10 Feb 1973 Southampton v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1973 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1973 Everton v Liverpool L 0-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1973 Leeds United v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1973 Everton v Sheffield United W 2-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1973 Ipswich Town v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1973 West Ham United v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1973 Everton v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1973 Everton v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton L 4-2 League Division One
17 Apr 1973 Everton v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1973 Everton v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1973 Newcastle United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1973 Derby County v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1973 Leeds United v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
28 Aug 1973 Everton v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1973 Everton v Ipswich Town W 3-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1973 Stoke City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1973 Derby County v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1973 Everton v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1973 Everton v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1973 Everton v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1973 Coventry City v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1973 Everton v Reading W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
13 Oct 1973 Everton v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1973 Everton v Burnley W 1-0 League Division One
27 Oct 1973 Birmingham City v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
03 Nov 1973 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1973 Chelsea v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1973 Norwich City v Everton W 1-3 League Division One
24 Nov 1973 Everton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1973 Southampton v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
08 Dec 1973 Everton v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1973 Everton v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1974 Everton v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
09 Mar 1974 Everton v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1974 Burnley v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1974 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1974 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1974 Manchester City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1974 Everton v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1974 Everton v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
24 Aug 1974 West Ham United v Everton W 2-3 League Division One
28 Aug 1974 Stoke City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1974 Everton v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1974 Ipswich Town v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1974 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 1974 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
18 Sep 1974 Everton v Aston Villa L 0-3 League Cup 2nd round replay
21 Sep 1974 Coventry City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1974 Queens Park Rangers v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
28 Sep 1974 Everton v Leeds United W 3-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1974 Everton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
12 Oct 1974 Sheffield United v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1974 Everton v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1974 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1974 Burnley v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1974 Everton v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
09 Nov 1974 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
16 Nov 1974 Everton v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
30 Nov 1974 Everton v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1974 Leicester City v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
14 Dec 1974 Derby County v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1974 Everton v Carlisle United L 2-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1974 Everton v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
04 Jan 1975 Everton v Altrincham D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
03 Jan 1976 Derby County v Everton L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Newcastle United v Everton L 5-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Sheffield United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Manchester City v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1976 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Leicester City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1976 Everton v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Division One
20 Mar 1976 Everton v Leeds United L 1-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Ipswich Town v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Liverpool v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1976 Everton v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1976 Everton v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Manchester United v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Everton v Middlesbrough W 3-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1976 Derby County v Everton W 1-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1976 Everton v West Ham United W 2-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Everton 01 Mar 1972 01 Sep 1976
Birmingham City 01 Sep 1976 01 May 1978

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1971-72 Scotland Under-23 1
1971-72 Scotland Under-23 v OT 1
1972-73 Scotland International 1
1972-73 Scotland Under-23 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Jan 1972 Scotland v West Germany Olympic W 1-0 U23 v OT
16 Feb 1972 England v Scotland D 2-2 U23
14 Mar 1973 Wales v Scotland W 1-2 U23
22 Jun 1973 Switzerland v Scotland L 1-0 International


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.