Full name:John Kurila
Position:Wing half
Date of Birth:10 April 1941
Place of Birth:Glasgow, Scotland
Date of Death:6 March 2018
Place of Death:
Weight:12st 8lbs

Playing career:

1958-1959Glasgow Celtic
1959-1960Glasgow Celtic
1960-1961Glasgow Celtic
1961-1962Glasgow Celtic
1962Hamilton Steelers
1962-1963Northampton Town401
1963Hamilton Steelers
1963-1964Bristol City60
1963-1964Northampton Town
1964-1965Northampton Town
1965-1966Northampton Town
1966-1967Northampton Town
1967-1968Northampton Town
1968-1969Southend United
1969-1970Southend United
1970-1971Colchester United
1971-1972Lincoln City240
1973-1974Dover Football Club
1974-1975Atherstone Town


John signed for Celtic on August 5 1958. Made his debut versus Motherwell on 8 April 1959. Given a free transfer by Celtic in 1 May 1962.

Arrived at Malton Airport on Thursday 3 May 1962 together with Bertie Peacock, John Lawlor, Bob Stenhouse and Desmond Heron.

Signed for Northampton Town in August 1962. John played in 40 games for Northampton Town in the 1962-1963 season.

He then spent the summer of 1963 playing for Hamilton Steelers in the Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League.

Returned from Canada in August 1963. Signed for Bristol City for a fee of £4,000 from Hamilton Steelers on 24 August 1963.

Returned to Northampton Town in February 1964.

Joined Southend United in July 1968.

Released by Southend United in May 1970.

Joined Colchester United in August 1970.

Signed for Lincoln City in December 1971.

Transfer listed by Dover in November 1973 and given a free transfer in April 1974.

Joined Atherstone Town after the start of the 1974-1975 season.

John passed away on 6 March 2018.