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John Connelly
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Full name John Michael Connelly
Date of birth (1938-07-18)18 July 1938
Place of birth St Helens, Lancashire, England
Date of death 25 October 2012(2012-10-25) (aged 74)
Place of death Barrowford, Lancashire, England
Playing position Outside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1964 Burnley 265 (105)
1964–1966 Manchester United 80 (22)
1966–1970 Blackburn Rovers 149 (36)
1970–1973 Bury 128 (37)
Total 622 (200)
National team
1960 England U23 1 (0)
1959–1966 England 20 (7)
Men's football
Representing  England
FIFA World Cup
Winner 1966 England
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Michael Connelly (18 July 1938 – 25 October 2012) was an English footballer. He played as an outside forward.

Connelly died at home on 25 October 2012, at the age of 74.



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