John King

Place of birthDykehead
PositionInside forward

A very capable Scottish inside-forward, John played a full game in goal for Newcastle in April 1915 as goalie Bill Mellor was injured before kick-off. Amazingly, he kept a clean sheet in a goalless draw at Tottenham Hotspur.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1913-14 Newcastle United League Division One 15
1
1914-15 Newcastle United FA Cup 7
2
1914-15 Newcastle United League Division One 18
5
1919-20 Newcastle United League Division One 9
1920-21 Newcastle United League Division One 12
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
01 Sep 1913 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1913 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
13 Sep 1913 Newcastle United v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
20 Sep 1913 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1913 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1913 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
08 Nov 1913 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1913 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1913 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1913 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
06 Dec 1913 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1913 Bradford City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1914 Everton v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1914 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1914 Newcastle United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1914 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
12 Dec 1914 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
19 Dec 1914 Newcastle United v Notts County D 1-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1914 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 2-5 League Division One
01 Jan 1915 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1915 Everton v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
09 Jan 1915 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 2-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Jan 1915 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 3-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
23 Jan 1915 Bradford City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
30 Jan 1915 Newcastle United v Swansea Town D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
06 Feb 1915 Swansea Town v Newcastle United W 0-2 FA Cup 2nd round replay
13 Feb 1915 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1915 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
27 Feb 1915 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1915 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
13 Mar 1915 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
27 Mar 1915 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1915 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1915 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1915 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1915 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1915 Newcastle United v Burnley L 1-2 League Division One
17 Apr 1915 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1915 Notts County v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1915 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
11 Feb 1920 Newcastle United v Everton W 3-0 League Division One
14 Feb 1920 Newcastle United v Bradford City L 0-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1920 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division One
28 Feb 1920 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1920 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1920 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1920 Newcastle United v Notts County W 2-1 League Division One
17 Apr 1920 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
01 May 1920 Derby County v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1920 Newcastle United v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1920 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 4-2 League Division One
18 Sep 1920 Preston North End v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
25 Sep 1920 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 3-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1920 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
18 Dec 1920 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
25 Dec 1920 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1920 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
02 Apr 1921 Newcastle United v Derby County L 0-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1921 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1921 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1921 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One


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