John Bailey

Position:
DF
D.o.B: 01/04/1957
Birthplace: Liverpool
Appearances: 220 (2)
Goals: 3
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John Bailey joined his hometown club of Everton from Blackburn Rovers in July 1979 for £300,000.

After an initial spell in the first-team following his move, appearances were restricted for Bailey in the 1981/82 campaign. But he managed to catch the eye of new manager Howard Kendall and eventually won his place back in the side in 1982/83, helping the Toffees maintain their progress under Kendall with a second consecutive top 10 finish.

The full-back played in the side that won the FA Cup in 1984 and he was also part of the Championship winning side in 1984/85. an effervescent and popular figure in the dressing room, Bailey was an honest and hard-working player on the pitch.

During his career with the Blues he made 220 appearances for Everton, scoring three times but the arrival of Pat van den Hauwe ultimately cost him his place in the team and he eventually moved to Newcastle United in October 1985.

Career Stats - John Bailey (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
1979 1980 42 2 6 0 5 0 2 0 55 2
1980-1981 31 0 4 0 1 (1) 0 0 0 36 (1) 0
1981 1982 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 15 0
1982 1983 37 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 44 1
1983 1984 33 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 47 0
1984 1985 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 21 0
1985 1986 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 (1) 0
Total 171 3 22 0 20 (1) 0 2 0 220 (2) 3
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 18/08/1979 12/10/1985 220 (2) 3

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