Ollie Burton

Date of birth11 November 1941
Place of birthChepstow
NationalityWelsh
PositionDefender/Midfielder/Forward

With Newcastle United, European Fairs Cup winner 1969.

Ollie was such a versatile player that he was employed in defence, in midfield and up front during his decade on Tyneside. He holds the distinction of being the first United player to be used as a sub and also the first Magpie to score after coming on as a sub.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Newport County 01 Dec 1958 01 Mar 1961
Norwich City 01 Mar 1961 01 Jun 1963

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1963-64 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1
1963-64 Newcastle United League Division Two 18
2
1964-65 Newcastle United League Division Two 2
1
1965-66 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1965-66 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1965-66 Newcastle United League Division One 15
1
1966-67 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1966-67 Newcastle United League Division One 15
1
1967-68 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1967-68 Newcastle United League Cup
1
1
1967-68 Newcastle United League Division One 36
2
2
1968-69 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1968-69 Newcastle United Fairs Cup 11
1968-69 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1968-69 Newcastle United League Division One 33
1
1
1969-70 Newcastle United Fairs Cup 5
1
1969-70 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1969-70 Newcastle United League Division One 29
1
1970-71 Newcastle United Fairs Cup 2
1970-71 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1970-71 Newcastle United League Division One 14
1
1971-72 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1971-72 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1971-72 Newcastle United League Division One 19


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
24 Aug 1963 Newcastle United v Derby County W 3-1 League Division Two
26 Aug 1963 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
31 Aug 1963 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United W 3-4 League Division Two
04 Sep 1963 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division Two
07 Sep 1963 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 5-0 League Division Two
11 Sep 1963 Newcastle United v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
14 Sep 1963 Grimsby Town v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
18 Sep 1963 Southampton v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
21 Sep 1963 Newcastle United v Preston North End L 2-4 League Division Two
25 Sep 1963 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
28 Sep 1963 Leyton Orient v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1963 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division Two
05 Oct 1963 Newcastle United v Swansea Town W 4-1 League Division Two
09 Oct 1963 Sunderland v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
19 Oct 1963 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 5-2 League Division Two
01 Feb 1964 Preston North End v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
08 Feb 1964 Newcastle United v Leyton Orient W 3-0 League Division Two
22 Feb 1964 Rotherham United v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division Two
29 Feb 1964 Newcastle United v Swindon Town W 4-1 League Division Two
03 Oct 1964 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division Two
17 Apr 1965 Crystal Palace v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
04 Sep 1965 Newcastle United v Northampton Town W 2-0 League Division One
15 Sep 1965 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1965 Newcastle United v Burnley W 3-2 League Division One
22 Sep 1965 Newcastle United v Peterborough United L 3-4 League Cup 2nd round
25 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1965 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1965 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1965 Fulham v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
27 Nov 1965 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1965 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1966 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1966 Sunderland v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1966 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1966 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
22 Jan 1966 Chester v Newcastle United W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1966 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
05 Feb 1966 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1966 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
05 Mar 1966 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1966 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1966 Sheffield United v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1966 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1966 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1966 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 1-3 League Division One
10 Sep 1966 Newcastle United v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1966 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1966 Newcastle United v Fulham D 1-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1966 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1966 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1966 Southampton v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
10 Dec 1966 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
17 Dec 1966 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 0-3 League Division One
24 Dec 1966 Newcastle United v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
14 Jan 1967 Burnley v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1967 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1967 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 3-4 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Feb 1967 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
19 Aug 1967 Newcastle United v Southampton W 3-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1967 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1967 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 6-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1967 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 5-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1967 Newcastle United v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1967 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1967 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 4-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1967 Lincoln City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
23 Sep 1967 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1967 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1967 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1967 Newcastle United v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1967 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
28 Oct 1967 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
04 Nov 1967 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
11 Nov 1967 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1967 Burnley v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1967 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-0 League Division One
02 Dec 1967 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1967 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
16 Dec 1967 Southampton v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
23 Dec 1967 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1967 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
30 Dec 1967 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 3-3 League Division One
06 Jan 1968 Stoke City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
13 Jan 1968 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
20 Jan 1968 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division One
27 Jan 1968 Newcastle United v Carlisle United L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
03 Feb 1968 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1968 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1968 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
02 Mar 1968 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1968 Newcastle United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1968 Everton v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1968 Newcastle United v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1968 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 5-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1968 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
15 Apr 1968 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1968 Fulham v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
04 May 1968 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 6-0 League Division One
10 Aug 1968 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Aug 1968 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1968 Burnley v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
21 Aug 1968 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 3-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1968 Newcastle United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1968 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1968 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1968 Southport v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round
07 Sep 1968 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1968 Newcastle United v Feyenoord W 4-0 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
14 Sep 1968 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 League Division One
17 Sep 1968 Feyenoord v Newcastle United L 2-0
Agg: 2-4
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
21 Sep 1968 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1968 Southampton v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 1968 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1968 Newcastle United v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1968 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United W 2-4 League Division One
12 Oct 1968 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division One
19 Oct 1968 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-2 League Division One
26 Oct 1968 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1968 Sporting Lisboa v Newcastle United D 1-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
02 Nov 1968 Newcastle United v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
09 Nov 1968 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
16 Nov 1968 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1968 Newcastle United v Sporting Lisboa W 1-0
Agg: 2-1
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
23 Nov 1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 5-0 League Division One
30 Nov 1968 Newcastle United v Southampton W 4-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1968 Stoke City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
14 Dec 1968 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1968 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1968 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1969 Real Zaragoza v Newcastle United L 3-2 Fairs Cup 3rd round 1st leg
04 Jan 1969 Newcastle United v Reading W 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1969 Newcastle United v Real Zaragoza W 2-1
Agg: 4-4
Fairs Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
18 Jan 1969 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
25 Jan 1969 Newcastle United v Manchester City D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 1969 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
01 Mar 1969 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1969 Newcastle United v Burnley W 1-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1969 Newcastle United v Vitoria Setubal W 5-1 Fairs Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
22 Mar 1969 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1969 Vitoria Setubal v Newcastle United L 3-1
Agg: 4-6
Fairs Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
14 Apr 1969 Everton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1969 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 5-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1969 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1969 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 5-0 League Division One
17 May 1969 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
21 May 1969 Newcastle United v Rangers W 2-0
Agg: 2-0
Fairs Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
29 May 1969 Newcastle United v Ujpest Dosza W 3-0 Fairs Cup Final 1st leg
11 Jun 1969 Ujpest Dosza v Newcastle United W 2-3
Agg: 2-6
Fairs Cup Final 2nd leg
09 Aug 1969 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
13 Aug 1969 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1969 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1969 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1969 Leeds United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1969 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1969 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1969 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
06 Sep 1969 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1969 Newcastle United v Derby County L 0-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1969 Dundee United v Newcastle United W 1-2 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 1969 Newcastle United v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1969 Southampton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1969 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
11 Oct 1969 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1969 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1969 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1969 Burnley v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
08 Nov 1969 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1969 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1969 FC Porto v Newcastle United D 0-0 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Nov 1969 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1969 Newcastle United v FC Porto W 1-0
Agg: 1-0
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Dec 1969 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1969 Derby County v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1969 Newcastle United v Southampton D 0-0 Fairs Cup 3rd round 1st leg
20 Dec 1969 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 4-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1969 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1970 Anderlecht v Newcastle United L 2-0 Fairs Cup 4th round 1st leg
14 Mar 1970 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
18 Mar 1970 Newcastle United v Anderlecht W 3-1
Agg: 3-3
Fairs Cup 4th round 2nd leg
21 Mar 1970 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 3-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1970 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1970 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
30 Mar 1970 Newcastle United v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1970 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 5-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1970 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1970 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1970 Derby County v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1970 Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
12 Sep 1970 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1970 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
23 Sep 1970 Internazionale v Newcastle United D 1-1 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Sep 1970 Newcastle United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1970 Newcastle United v Internazionale W 2-0
Agg: 3-1
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
03 Oct 1970 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1970 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1970 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
12 Dec 1970 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1971 Burnley v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
06 Feb 1971 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
13 Feb 1971 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1971 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1971 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1971 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
18 Aug 1971 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
21 Aug 1971 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 3-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1971 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1971 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1971 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1971 Newcastle United v Halifax Town W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
11 Sep 1971 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
23 Oct 1971 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1971 Everton v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1971 Newcastle United v Southampton W 3-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1971 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
27 Nov 1971 Stoke City v Newcastle United D 3-3 League Division One
04 Dec 1971 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division One
18 Dec 1971 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1971 Newcastle United v Sheffield United L 1-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-2 League Division One
22 Jan 1972 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
24 Jan 1972 Newcastle United v Hereford United D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1972 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United D 0-0 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 Goals Y R
1960-61 Wales Under-23 1
1962-63 Wales British Home Championship 1
1962-63 Wales UEFA European Championship 1
1962-63 Wales Under-23 2
1963-64 Wales British Home Championship 1
1964-65 Wales Under-23 3
1968-69 Wales British Home Championship 3
1968-69 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1971-72 Wales UEFA European Championship 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
08 Feb 1961 England v Wales L 2-0 Under-23
05 Dec 1962 Scotland v Wales L 2-0 Under-23
27 Feb 1963 Wales v Northern Ireland W 5-1 U23
20 Mar 1963 Wales v Hungary D 1-1 UEFA European Championship 1st round
03 Apr 1963 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-4 British Home Championship
12 Oct 1963 Wales v England L 0-4 British Home Championship
04 Nov 1964 Wales v England L 2-3 U23
02 Dec 1964 Scotland v Wales L 3-0 Under-23
02 Dec 1964 Scotland v Wales L 3-0 Under-23
23 Oct 1968 Wales v Italy L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
16 Apr 1969 East Germany v Wales L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
03 May 1969 Wales v Scotland L 3-5 British Home Championship
07 May 1969 England v Wales L 2-1 British Home Championship
10 May 1969 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
27 Oct 1971 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1


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