Clubs played for: Burnley, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Bury. (1956-1972)
Birthplace: St Helens, Lancashire
Biography: John won 20 England caps winger who started his career with St Helens Town. Became the owner of a fish and chip shop called Connelly's Plaice near Nelson. He retired after running the shop for 31 years. In 2009 he belatedly received a 1966 World Cup winning medal along with other squad members. He had played in the first game against Uruguay. Since retiring he travelled all over Great Britain & Europe in his motor home with his wife Sandra. He died peacefully at home on 25th October 2012 aged 74.(Helped Burnley win the League in 1959/60. Won another championship medal in his first season at Man United in 1964.)
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