Players - John McConnell

John McConnell
Birthdate: 24 November 1885
Birthplace: Motherwell, Scotland
Date of death: 27 December 1947
Other clubs: Motherwell Hearts (1902-04), Glasgow Ashfield (1904-07), Motherwell (1907-08), Airdrieonians (1908-09), Aberdeen (1912-15)
Bought from: Airdrieonians
Signed for LFC: £80, 14.04.1909
Liverpool debut: 18.12.1909
Last appearance: 24.02.1912
Debut goal: 02.09.1911
Last goal: 02.09.1911
Contract expiry: 28.05.1912
Win ratio: 45.28% W:24 D:11 L:18
LFC league games/goals: 50 / 1
Total LFC games/goals: 53 / 1

Player Profile

Versatile half-back McConnell, who could both play on the right and left side, made his debut on 18 December 1909 when the Reds travelled to Villa Park. He made 13 further appearances that season as Liverpool finished runners-up to champions Aston Villa. He made a further 29 first division appearances in 1910/11 and another eight in what turned out to be his third and final season at Anfield, 1911/12. In May 1912 he moved back to Scotland joining Aberdeen.
Appearances per season
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 50 3 0 0 0 53
1909-1910 13 1 0 0 0 14
1910-1911 29 2 0 0 0 31
1911-1912 8 0 0 0 0 8
A more detailed look at the player's appearances
Total Opponent
4 Aston Villa
4 Bury
4 Everton
4 Arsenal
3 Oldham Athletic
3 Manchester City
3 Blackburn Rovers
3 Preston North End
3 Middlesbrough
3 Notts County
2 Tottenham
2 Bradford City
2 Bristol City
2 Manchester United
2 Newcastle United
2 Nottingham Forest
1 Sheffield Wednesday
1 Bolton Wanderers
1 WBA
1 Chelsea
1 Sheffield United
1 Sunderland
1 Gainsborough Trinity
Total Competition
50 League
3 FA Cup
Goals per season
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1909-1910 0 0 0 0 0 0
1910-1911 0 0 0 0 0 0
1911-1912 1 0 0 0 0 1
A more detailed look at the player's goalscoring
Total Opponent
1 Arsenal
Total Competition
1 League
Total Goal minute period
1 61-75 minutes
Total Open play/Penalty
1 Open play
Milestone Appearances
# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 18.12.1909 Aston Villa Villa Park League
50 02.12.1911 Aston Villa Villa Park League
Milestone Goals
# Minute Date Against Stadium Competition
1 70 02.09.1911 Woolwich Arsenal Manor Ground League
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Other Clubs
Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Motherwell Hearts 1902-04 Scotland N/A N/A N/A N/A
Glasgow Ashfield 1904-07 Scotland N/A N/A N/A N/A
Motherwell 1906-1907 Scotland Division 1 6 0 6 0
Motherwell 1907-1908 Scotland Division 1 28 2 28 2
Airdrieonians 1908-1909 Scotland Division 1 22 0 22 0
Aberdeen 1912-1913 Scotland Division 1 19 0 20 0
Total 75 2 76 2