Born: 15th July 1854, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
Died: 7th August 1929, St Davids, Pembrokeshire aged 75
Positions whilst with England: Forward
- John Bain earned his Oxford Blue in 1876 before playing his only international in March 1877 and his only cup final three weeks later losing 2-1 to Wanderers in extra time. A versitile player he played at half back during the cup final but as a forward for England.
As a barrister he was called to the bar in 1880 and served as teacher at Marlborough College from 1879-83 and 1886 until he retired in 1913.
- An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
- The Early FA Cup Finals by Keith Warsop (SoccerData 2004) p 59.
- England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)