John McClelland

Date of birth07 December 1955
Place of birthBelfast
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionDefender

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cardiff City 01 Feb 1974 01 May 1978
Mansfield Town 01 May 1978 01 Nov 1984
Watford 01 Nov 1984 01 Jun 1989
Leeds United 01 Jun 1989 01 Oct 1996

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1979-80 Northern Ireland British Home Championship
1
1979-80 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
1979-80 Northern Ireland Unofficial 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1981-82 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1981-82 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
1982-83 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1982-83 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1
1983-84 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1983-84 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1984-85 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
1984-85 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1985-86 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1985-86 Northern Ireland International Friendly
1
1986-87 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1986-87 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
1987-88 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1987-88 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1987-88 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1988-89 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
1989-90 Northern Ireland International Friendly 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
16 May 1980 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 British Home Championship
11 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
22 Jun 1980 Western Australia v Northern Ireland W 0-4 Unofficial
15 Oct 1980 Northern Ireland v Sweden W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
25 Mar 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
19 May 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-0 British Home Championship
03 Jun 1981 Sweden v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Apr 1982 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 British Home Championship
27 May 1982 Wales v Northern Ireland L 3-0 British Home Championship
17 Jun 1982 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
21 Jun 1982 Honduras v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
25 Jun 1982 Spain v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
01 Jul 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D
04 Jul 1982 France v Northern Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D
13 Oct 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
17 Nov 1982 Northern Ireland v West Germany W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Dec 1982 Albania v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
30 Mar 1983 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
27 Apr 1983 Northern Ireland v Albania W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
24 May 1983 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
28 May 1983 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Home Championship
31 May 1983 Northern Ireland v Wales L 0-1 British Home Championship
21 Sep 1983 Northern Ireland v Austria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
12 Oct 1983 Turkey v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Nov 1983 Germany v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 2-0 British Home Championship
04 Apr 1984 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1984 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
27 May 1984 Finland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
12 Sep 1984 Northern Ireland v Romania W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 Oct 1984 Northern Ireland v Israel W 3-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 1984 Northern Ireland v Finland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Feb 1985 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Mar 1985 Spain v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
01 May 1985 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
11 Sep 1985 Turkey v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
26 Feb 1986 France v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Oct 1986 England v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
12 Nov 1986 Turkey v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Feb 1987 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Apr 1987 Northern Ireland v England L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
29 Apr 1987 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Nov 1987 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
17 Feb 1988 Greece v Northern Ireland L 3-2 International Friendly
27 Apr 1988 Northern Ireland v France D 0-0 International Friendly
21 May 1988 Northern Ireland v Malta W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Sep 1988 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
19 Oct 1988 Hungary v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
21 Dec 1988 Spain v Northern Ireland L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
08 Feb 1989 Northern Ireland v Spain L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 6
26 Apr 1989 Malta v Northern Ireland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 6
27 Mar 1990 Northern Ireland v Norway L 2-3 International Friendly


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