John Baxter (footballer)

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John Baxter
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-10-15)15 October 1936
Date of death 12 December 2014(2014-12-12) (aged 78)
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Benburb
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1966 Hibernian[1] 208 (22)
1966–1967 Falkirk[2] 15 (0)
1967–1968 Clydebank[3] 26 (3)
National team
1959 Scotland under–23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Baxter (15 October 1936 – 12 December 2014) was a Scottish footballer. He played as a wing half for Hibernian, Falkirk and Clydebank during the 1950s and 1960s.

He was capped once by Scotland at under–23 level.[4] He played for Hibs in the 1958 Scottish Cup Final, which Hibs lost 1–0 to Clyde.[5][5]

Baxter died in December 2014, aged 78.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hibernian". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  2. "Falkirk". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  3. "Clydebank: 1966/67 - 2001/02". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  4. "John Baxter". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gibbons, Glenn (30 July 2008). "Fifty years on, Clyde and Hibs remember the good old days". The Scotsman. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  6. "JOHN BAXTER". Hibernian FC. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2014.