John McClelland
John McClelland

John McClelland

Northern Irish goalkeeper John McClelland joined Arsenal from Glenavon for a fee of £7,000 in October 1960.

He made his league debut in a north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur in 1961 and went on to make 49 senior appearances as a Gunner, during which time he earned five international caps with Northern Ireland.


Name John McClelland
Arsenal Career 1960 - 1964
Position: Goalkeeper
Appearances 49 (49 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

McClelland left to join Fulham on Boxing Day 1964 and went on to represent Lincoln City and Barnet before retiring.

McClelland died aged 35 in 1976.