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Real Name: John Wylie Grant
Normal Position: Forward
Born: Jan-Mar 1891 (Southport / London) - (approximate)

Believed to have been born in Southport in 1891, although records show that for some reason his birth was not registered until 1929, and then in London.

Grant played football in Sweden in 1907. He then returned home and played for Southport Central FC for two seasons from 1909-1911. Following this he spent a season with Woolwich Arsenal before moving overseas once more where he plied his trade with Genoa Cricket and Football Club in Italy for 3 seasons, from 1912-1915. He was a prolific goal scorer for the Genoa team and helped them to win the Italian Championship title in 1915.

Career: Cliftonville, Sweden, Southport Central, Woolwich Arsenal, Genoa




Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1909/1910 000
1910/1911 34017
1911/1912 24019
1912/1913 202
1914/1915 000
Total 60 0 38


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
26/12/1912 LeagueH ROCHDALE 0 - 4
25/12/1912 LeagueH BARNSLEY RESERVES 3 - 0
03/02/1912 LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 1 - 1
27/01/1912 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 0 - 1
20/01/1912 LeagueA GLOSSOP RESERVES 1 - 1
13/01/1912 FA Cup / 1H READING 0 - 2
06/01/1912 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 2 - 5
30/12/1911 LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 3 - 4
26/12/1911 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 2 - 1
23/12/1911 LeagueA LINCOLN CITY RESERVES 0 - 6
16/12/1911 LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 3 - 12
02/12/1911 FA Cup / 5QH FROME 4 - 1
29/11/1911 LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1
21/11/1911 FA Cup / 4QRH HEYWOOD 1 - 0
18/11/1911 FA Cup / 4QH HEYWOOD 1 - 1
11/11/1911 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 1 - 2
04/11/1911 FA Cup / 3QH COLNE 1 - 0
28/10/1911 LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 3 - 4
21/10/1911 LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 2 - 2
14/10/1911 FA Cup / 2QH ROSSENDALE 4 - 1
07/10/1911 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 3 - 0
30/09/1911 FA Cup / 1QH PADIHAM 3 - 0
23/09/1911 LeagueA BURSLEM PORT VALE 1 - 0
16/09/1911 LeagueA LIVERPOOL RESERVES 2 - 6
09/09/1911 LeagueH BURY RESERVES 3 - 2
04/09/1911 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A BACUP 1 - 2
02/09/1911 LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 1 - 3
29/04/1911 LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 3
22/04/1911 LeagueA LIVERPOOL RESERVES 2 - 2
17/04/1911 LeagueH CHORLEY 3 - 1
15/04/1911 LeagueA CHORLEY 3 - 3
14/04/1911 LeagueH NELSON 0 - 0
08/04/1911 LeagueA NELSON 2 - 3
01/04/1911 LeagueA ROCHDALE 0 - 1
25/03/1911 LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 3 - 1
18/03/1911 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 1 - 1
04/03/1911 LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 2 - 0
25/02/1911 LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 0 - 0
11/02/1911 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 2 - 4
04/02/1911 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 1 - 1
28/01/1911 LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 1 - 2
31/12/1910 LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 3 - 0
27/12/1910 LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 0 - 2
26/12/1910 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 3 - 0
24/12/1910 LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 2 - 1
17/12/1910 LeagueH ROCHDALE 2 - 2
10/12/1910 LeagueH BLACKPOOL RESERVES 2 - 1
06/12/1910 LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 2 - 7
03/12/1910 LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 2 - 0
19/11/1910 LeagueA ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 1
12/11/1910 LeagueA COLNE 0 - 2
05/11/1910 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 1
15/10/1910 FA Cup / 2QA COLNE 0 - 2
08/10/1910 LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 0
01/10/1910 FA Cup / 1QH DARWEN 1 - 0
26/09/1910 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1H NELSON 0 - 3
24/09/1910 LeagueH GLOSSOP 0 - 0
17/09/1910 LeagueA GLOSSOP 3 - 3
10/09/1910 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 1 - 1
06/09/1910 LeagueH BURY RESERVES 2 - 2
03/09/1910 LeagueH ST HELENS RECREATION 2 - 1
01/09/1910 LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 1 - 6

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
25/12/1912LeagueH BARNSLEY RESERVES 3 - 0
06/01/1912LeagueA BURY RESERVES 2 - 5
30/12/1911LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 3 - 4
26/12/1911LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 2 - 1
16/12/1911LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 3 - 12
02/12/1911FA Cup / 5QH FROME 4 - 1
29/11/1911LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1
28/10/1911LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 3 - 4
14/10/1911FA Cup / 2QH ROSSENDALE 4 - 1
07/10/1911LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 3 - 0
30/09/1911FA Cup / 1QH PADIHAM 3 - 0
23/09/1911LeagueA BURSLEM PORT VALE 1 - 0
16/09/1911LeagueA LIVERPOOL RESERVES 2 - 6
09/09/1911LeagueH BURY RESERVES 3 - 2
04/09/1911Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A BACUP 1 - 2
29/04/1911LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 3
17/04/1911LeagueH CHORLEY 3 - 1
25/03/1911LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 3 - 1
04/03/1911LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 2 - 0
11/02/1911LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 2 - 4
28/01/1911LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 1 - 2
31/12/1910LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 3 - 0
26/12/1910LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 3 - 0
17/12/1910LeagueH ROCHDALE 2 - 2
10/12/1910LeagueH BLACKPOOL RESERVES 2 - 1
19/11/1910LeagueA ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 1
08/10/1910LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 0
17/09/1910LeagueA GLOSSOP 3 - 3
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