John Baxter Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: John Baxter
  • Born: October 15th, 1936 (Glasgow)
  • Died: December 12th, 2014
  • Height: 5' 11
  • Position: Wing Half
  • Signed: July 1st, 1967
  • First Manager: Jack Steedman
  • Career Totals: 36 appearances, 4 goals
  • Also Played For: Benburb, Falkirk, Hibernian


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1967-68 32 (4) 4 2 0 41.7% 19.4% 38.9%
Totals: 32 (4) 4


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 20/04/68 Division 2 vs. East Stirlingshire (H) 5 - 5
 17/02/68 Division 2 vs. Berwick Rangers (H) 1 - 0
 10/02/68 Division 2 vs. Arbroath (A) 0 - 4
 03/02/68 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (A) 0 - 4
 27/01/68 Division 2 vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 2 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 06/01/68 2nd Preliminary Round vs. Queen of the South (A) 2 - 2
 27/09/67 Division 2 vs. East Fife (H) 3 - 1
 09/09/67 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (A) 4 - 5

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 06/01/68 2nd Preliminary Round vs. Queen of the South (A)  2 - 2
 27/09/67 Division 2 vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 1
 09/09/67 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (A)  4 - 5
 09/09/67 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (A)  4 - 5

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 20/04/68 Division 2 vs. East Stirlingshire (H)  5 - 5
 13/04/68 Division 2 vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 2
 10/04/68 Division 2 vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 6
 16/03/68 Division 2 vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 3
 17/02/68 Division 2 vs. Berwick Rangers (H)  1 - 0
 10/02/68 Division 2 vs. Arbroath (A)  0 - 4
 03/02/68 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (A)  0 - 4
 27/01/68 Division 2 vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 0
 20/01/68 Division 2 vs. Montrose (H)  0 - 2
 18/01/68 2nd Preliminary Round 2nd Replay vs. Queen of the South (N)  0 - 1
 17/01/68 2nd Preliminary Round Replay vs. Queen of the South (H)  2 - 2
 13/01/68 Division 2 vs. Albion Rovers (A)  0 - 0
 06/01/68 2nd Preliminary Round vs. Queen of the South (A)  2 - 2
 02/01/68 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  2 - 0
 01/01/68 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 1
 23/12/67 Division 2 vs. East Stirlingshire (A)  2 - 0
 16/12/67 Division 2 vs. Forfar (A)  2 - 2
 02/12/67 Division 2 vs. Stranraer (H)  5 - 1
 25/11/67 Division 2 vs. Hamilton Accies (A)  0 - 1
 18/11/67 Division 2 vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 2
 11/11/67 Division 2 vs. Brechin City (A)  4 - 2
 04/11/67 Division 2 vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 14/10/67 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (H)  2 - 0
 07/10/67 Division 2 vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 3
 30/09/67 Division 2 vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 2
 27/09/67 Division 2 vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 1
 23/09/67 Division 2 vs. Queen of the South (A)  0 - 5
 16/09/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 0
 09/09/67 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (A)  4 - 5
 06/09/67 Supp Round 2nd Leg vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 4
 04/09/67 Supp Round 1st Leg vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 1
 02/09/67 Group 9 vs. Forfar (A)  2 - 1
 23/08/67 Division 2 vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 3
 19/08/67 Group 9 vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 1
 16/08/67 Group 9 vs. East Stirlingshire (A)  1 - 0
 12/08/67 Group 9 vs. Brechin City (H)  2 - 0


Biography

John Baxter spent over a decade at Hibernian from 1955, before joining up with Falkirk for a year in 1966. He was freed at the end of that season and the Bankies snapped up the experienced wing half as the club embarked on their second term in senior football. John had played in the 1958 Scottish Cup final for Hibs, and had received an u-23 cap for Scotland during his time there. John had one full season with the Bankies playing and was mostly a regular netting four goals. At the end of the season John hung up his boots.

Debut

August 12th, 1967
Clydebank 2 - 0 Brechin City

League Cup (Group 9)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    John was born on this date in Glasgow.

  • Signed For Clydebank

    John Baxter spent over a decade at Hibernian from 1955, before joining up with Falkirk for a year in 1966. He was freed at the end of that season and the Bankies snapped up the experienced wing half as the club embarked on their second term in senior football. John had played in the 1958 Scottish Cup final for Hibs, and had received an u-23 cap for Scotland during his time there. John had one full season with the Bankies playing and was mostly a regular netting four goals. At the end of the season John hung up his boots.