Walsall player 125. John Harris


124. John Harris
Personal information
Date of birth 3 April 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Gornal, West Midlands, England

Playing position Full back

Youth career
1955–1958                        Wolverhampton Wanderers

Senior career
Years                              Team                                              Apps (Gls)
1958–1965                       Wolverhampton Wanderers    3      (0)
1965–1969                       Walsall                                          74      (2)
                                                              Total                            77      (2)

Non League                   Rushall Olympic                              ?        ?

John Harris (born 3 April 1939) is an English former professional footballer who played as a full back. He played in the Football League for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Walsall.
Harris joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1955 as a junior. He signed professional forms in May 1958, and made his senior debut on 26 August 1961 in a 3–2 win against West Ham United. However, he broke his leg the following week in only his second appearance and was out of the first team until December 1962, when he made his final appearance for the club. He made a total of 3 appearances in the Football League for Wolves.
In January 1965, Harris moved to Midlands neighbours Walsall. He made 74 league appearances, many as captain – in the Third Division for the Saddlers, before he dropped into non-league football with Rushall Olympic.

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