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John Craggs (footballer)

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Full name  John Edward Craggs
Name  John Craggs
Years  Team
Role  Footballer
1966–1971  Newcastle
Playing position  Defender
1971–1982  Middlesbrough

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Date of birth  (1948-10-31) 31 October 1948 (age 67)
Place of birth  Flint Hill, County Durham, England

John Craggs (born 31 October 1948 in Flint Hill, County Durham, England) is a retired footballer, who spent all of his playing career in the North East of England. He played over 400 times for Middlesbrough but also had spells at Newcastle United and Darlington before taking up a coaching role at Hartlepool United. Middlesbrough paid a then club record £60000 fee to bring Craggs to Teesside in 1971.

After a testimonial match against Newcastle United F.C. in the summer of 1982 Craggs left Middlesbrough to re-join his former club before ending his playing days at Darlington


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