Player Info

  • John Bain

  • Born: 15th July 1854, Bothwell, Lanarkshire

  • Died: 7th August 1929, St Davids, Pembrokeshire aged 75

  • Positions whilst with England: Forward

  • Clubs whilst with England: Oxford University

  • 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.

Career Statistics

Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
      • Home, Away or Neutral
      • Caps
      • Goals
      • Capt
      • Mins
      • Home
      • 1
      • 0
      • 0
      • 90
      • 0
      • 0
        • Match Result
        • Caps
        • Goals
        • Capt
        • Mins
        • Lost
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0
        • Total
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0

        Managers

          • Managers
          • Caps
          • Goals
          • Capt
          • Mins
          • Committee
          • 1
          • 0
          • 0
          • 90
          • 0
          • 0

            Team Mates (Top Ten)

            Sources

            • 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)