John Middleton

Date of birth24 December 1956
Place of birthSkegness
NationalityEnglish
PositionGoalkeeper

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nottingham Forest 01 Nov 1974 01 Sep 1977

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1977-78 Derby County FA Cup 3 3
1977-78 Derby County League Division One 34 13 15
1978-79 Derby County League Cup 2 1 1
1978-79 Derby County League Division One 26 12 10
1979-80 Derby County League Cup 2 2
1979-80 Derby County League Division One 13 3 6


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 Oct 1977 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 4-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Newcastle United v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Derby County v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1977 Birmingham City v Derby County L 3-1 League Division One
29 Oct 1977 Derby County v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Bristol City v Derby County L 3-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Derby County v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Arsenal v Derby County W 1-3 League Division One
03 Dec 1977 Derby County v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 Leicester City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Derby County v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Derby County v Aston Villa L 0-3 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Ipswich Town v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Derby County v Coventry City W 4-2 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Derby County v Southend United W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1978 Derby County v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
21 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Derby County L 4-0 League Division One
01 Feb 1978 Derby County v Birmingham City W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
22 Feb 1978 Derby County v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1978 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 3-1 League Division One
04 Mar 1978 Derby County v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1978 Derby County v Liverpool W 4-2 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Derby County v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1978 Derby County v Birmingham City L 1-3 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1978 Derby County v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1978 Norwich City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Everton v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1978 Leeds United v Derby County L 2-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 West Ham United v Derby County L 3-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Derby County v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Manchester City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
09 May 1978 Derby County v Arsenal W 3-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1978 Derby County v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1978 Everton v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Birmingham City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1978 Leicester City v Derby County W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Derby County v Coventry City L 0-2 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Bolton Wanderers v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1978 Derby County v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Derby County v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1978 Norwich City v Derby County L 3-0 League Division One
03 Oct 1978 Southampton v Derby County L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1978 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Liverpool v Derby County L 5-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1978 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Leeds United v Derby County L 4-0 League Division One
04 Nov 1978 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1978 Manchester City v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
18 Nov 1978 Derby County v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1978 Coventry City v Derby County L 4-2 League Division One
25 Nov 1978 Derby County v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1978 Bristol City v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Derby County v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1979 Derby County v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Derby County v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
26 Mar 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1979 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County D 2-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1979 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1979 Derby County v Bristol City L 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1979 Aston Villa v Derby County D 3-3 League Division One
18 Aug 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1979 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1979 Derby County v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1979 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Crystal Palace v Derby County L 4-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1979 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 1-1
Agg: 2-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Derby County v Arsenal W 3-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1979 Southampton v Derby County L 4-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Derby County v Bolton Wanderers W 4-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
13 Oct 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Derby County v Aston Villa L 1-3 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 Stoke City v Derby County L 3-2 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1974-75 England UEFA Under-18 6 5 1
1976-77 England UEFA Under-21 2 1 2
1977-78 England UEFA Under-21 1 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
18 Mar 1975 Spain v England W 0-1 UEFA U18 Preliminary
09 May 1975 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group B
11 May 1975 Switzerland v England W 0-4 UEFA U18 Group B
13 May 1975 England v Northern Ireland W 3-0 UEFA Under-18 Group B
16 May 1975 Hungary v England W 1-3 UEFA U18 Semi-final
19 May 1975 England v Finland W 1-0 UEFA U18 Final
26 May 1977 Finland v England W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
01 Jun 1977 Norway v England W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group
06 Sep 1977 England v Norway W 6-0 UEFA Under-21 Group


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