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PersonalFullname: John King
Born: 19 Jan 1874
Signed: 21 May 1895 (from Dykhead)
Left: 3 May 1897 (to East Stirling)
Position: Right-back, Half-back
Debut: Celtic 5-1 Partick Thistle, Glasgow Cup, 2 Nov 1895
BiogDefender John King signed for Celtic in May 1895 from Dykehead.
He made his debut in the Glasgow Cup as Celtic defeated Partick Thistle 5-1 on November 11th at Parkhead. He made a total of 10 appearances for the Bhoys but his Celtic career was ended by a poor performance in the infamous Scottish Cup defeat to minnows Arthurlie in January 1897. He had to improvise a central defence with a half-stripped Barny Crossan which Joe Cullen with no cover at all. He was released soon after.
Shotts-born King joined East Stirling in May 1897.
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