Player profile

John Miller

John Miller

Birthdate: 12 March 1897
Birthplace: Motherwell, Scotland
Other clubs: Larkhall Thistle, Blantyre Victoria, Hamilton Academical (1914-18), Aberdeen (1921-24), Partick Thistle (1924-26), Aberdeen (2 / 1926-27), Clyde (1927), Dundee (1927-28), Dunfermilne Athletic (1928), Partick Thistle (2 / 1928-29), Prescot Cables (1929-30), Barrow (1930-31), Carlisle United (1931-32)
Bought from: Hamilton Academical
Signed for LFC: 1918
Liverpool debut: 18.10.1919
Last appearance: 10.04.1920
Contract expiry: 08.06.1921
Win ratio: 25% W:2 D:3 L:3
Wartime games/goals: 21 / 5
LFC league games/goals: 8 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 8 / 0

Player profile

Miller made a limited number of first-team appearances for Liverpool during the 1919/20 season, his debut coming at home to Chelsea on 18 October 1919. Although he played in the next two matches as well, he had to wait until nearly the end of the season before being recalled for the trip to Sheffield Wednesday in the middle of March 1920. His brother, Tom, was more successful at Liverpool, making 146 appearances and scoring 56 goals from 1912-1920. The two Millers played together on three occasions for Liverpool's first team. While playing a supporting role at Liverpool, John quickly established himself at Aberdeen after joining for a club-record fee from Liverpool, scoring 27 goals in 42 appearances in his debut season at Pittodrie. Unfortunately he broke his leg at the start of the following season and never recaptured his form.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 8 0 0 0 0 8
1919-1920 8 0 0 0 0 8

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Derby
2 Oldham Athletic
2 Burnley
1 Sheffield Wednesday
1 Chelsea
Total Competition
8 League

Wartime Appearances / Goals

Season Appearances Goals
1918-1919 21 5

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 18.10.1919 Chelsea Anfield League

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Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Larkhall Thistle Scotland N/A N/A N/A N/A
Hamilton Academical 1915-1916 Scotland Division 1 9 0 9 0
Hamilton Academical 1916-1917 Scotland Division 1 12 0 12 0
Hamilton Academical 1917-1918 Scotland Division 1 1 0 1 0
Hamilton Academical 1918-1919 Scotland Division 1 1 1 1 1
Aberdeen 1921-1922 Scotland Division 1 36 23 43 27
Aberdeen 1922-1923 Scotland Division 1 12 8 12 8
Aberdeen 1923-1924 Scotland Division 1 35 13 42 16
Aberdeen 1924-1925 Scotland Division 1 8 2 8 2
Partick Thistle 1924-1925 Scotland Division 1 25 15 28 19
Partick Thistle 1925-1926 Scotland Division 1 28 15 30 16
Aberdeen 1926-1927 Scotland Division 1 18 8 19 8
Clyde 1926-1927 Scotland Division 1 8 4 8 4
Dundee 1927-1928 Scotland Division 1 0 0 0 0
Dunfermilne 1928-1929 Scotland Division 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Prescot Cables 1929-1930 Lancashire Combination N/A N/A N/A N/A
Barrow 1930-1931 England Third Division North 13 2 13 2
Carlisle United 1931-1932 England Third Division North 34 2 35 2
Total 240 93 261 105
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