Player Info

  • John Bain

  • Born: 15th July 1854, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
  • Died: 7th August 1929, St Davids, Pembrokeshire aged 75
  • England Career: 1877
  • Positions whilst with England: Forward
  • Clubs whilst with England: Oxford University
  • Notes: 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.

England Career Statistics

  • Only Cap: v Scotland (FR) on 3rd March 1877 aged 22 years, 7 months, 19 days
  • Starts: 1
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 1

England 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
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Forward
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

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

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    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)

    Match List