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About John Borthwick:

Born: February 15, 1886: Leith, Scotland.
Passed away: April 23, 1942, Walton Hospital, Liverpool, England.

Position: Half-back.

Height: (5ft. 10¾in.);
Weight: (12st.).
** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: December 27, 1909.

Career:
Lochend Road School.
Royal Oak: 1900.
Edinburgh Clifton: 1901.
Wemyss Violet: 1904.
Lochgelly United: 1905.
Hibernian: Signed: April 23, 1907.
* 1906-07: 2-0 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1907-08: 28-0 (Scottish League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup).
Everton: Signed: April 23, 1908.
* 1907-08: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1908-09: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 19-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 4-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Millwall Athletic: 1911.
* 1911-12: 11-0 (Southern League);
* 1914-15: 2-0 (Southern League).
East Fife: 1914.
Cowdenbeath: 1915.
Hibernian: 1916.
** Seriously wounded in the head during the summer of 1916 while on service in France.

Merits:
Lancashire Cup Winner: 1909-10 (Everton);
Liverpool Senior Cup Winner: 1909-10 (Everton);

Image(s):
Athletic News: November 15, 1909.

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