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Hibernian Player John Baxter Details

Baxter, John

PositionMidfield
Date of Birth15/10/1936
NationalityScottish
Signed FromBenburb
Sold ToFalkirk
Games Played307 [Show all]
Games Started307
Games On As Sub0
Goals32
Yellow Cards0
Red Cards1
DebutVs Aberdeen on 07/09/1957 in Scottish League (A 1-0)
Age on Debut20 Years and 327 Days
First GoalVs Airdrieonians (1878-2002) on 28/09/1957 in Scottish League (H 4-0)
Age at First Goal20 Years and 348 Days


Season Breakdown

 Scottish LeagueScottish CupLeague CupOtherTotal
SeasonStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)Goals
1965/196620 (0)12 (0)010 (0)13 (0)035 (0)2
1964/196528 (0)05 (0)12 (0)08 (0)143 (0)2
1963/196424 (0)21 (0)07 (0)03 (0)035 (0)2
1962/196311 (0)32 (0)05 (0)01 (0)019 (0)3
1961/196227 (0)12 (0)06 (0)13 (0)238 (0)4
1960/196123 (0)55 (0)26 (0)15 (0)039 (0)8
1959/196030 (0)73 (0)05 (0)10 (0)038 (0)8
1958/195914 (0)10 (0)06 (0)00 (0)020 (0)1
1957/195833 (0)27 (0)00 (0)00 (0)040 (0)2
Totals210 (0)2227 (0)347 (0)423 (0)3307 (0)32


Last 5 Games Started

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
19/03/1966HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 27)Stirling AlbionWon1-0
12/03/1966HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 26)DundeeDrawn1-1
05/03/1966AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 25)Hamilton AcademicalWon2-1
21/02/1966AwayScottish Cup (R2)Heart of MidlothianLost1-2
12/02/1966AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 22)RangersLost0-2


Last 5 Games Scored In

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
02/10/1965AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 5)ClydeWon2-1
21/08/1965AwayLeague Cup (Group 4 / Group 4)MortonWon4-2
08/05/1965HomeSummer Cup (Group 4)FalkirkWon3-2
06/03/1965HomeScottish Cup (R3)RangersWon2-1
30/11/1963HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 14)AberdeenWon2-0


Last 5 Games Red Carded

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
26/03/1960AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 29)DundeeLost3-6


Current Comments

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John Baxter was a powerful half-back who joined the club in 1955. He could defend with vigour but liked to get forward and netted some memorable goals. Dependability rather than flashy excess were his hallmarks.

He stayed at the club until June 1966 when he joined Falkirk. From there he moved to Clydebank, his final club in senior football.

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 19/08/2011 - 14:06

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