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John Sleeuwenhoek

John Sleeuwenhoek

Clubs played for: Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Torquay United, Oldham Athletic. (1961-1971).

Born: 1944

Birthplace: Wednesfield

Died: 1989

Position: Centre-half

Biography: Worked as a joiner at an Aldridge firm with his former Villa colleague, Alan Deakin. John sadly died in Birmingham in July 1989 aged only 45.




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Sleeuwenhoek, John Great commanding centre half who's career and life ended far to early.
01-12-18 Michael O'Brien

Sleeuwenhoek, John John and I started Metro Cammel bus builders Washwood Heath Birmingham around 1978. As a body side fitter . He was a great character and a good worker . We all had some great fun with him and he was up for anything . He told us some great stories some never to be told .good memories of a great bloke RIP


SLEEUWENHOEK, John Whilst young players with Villa, John and I shared a love of music and used to sing Muleskinner blues on the public address system after training. He ws a great lad.
Tony Lowe

Do you have any interesting, happy, or humorous memories of John?
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