John Harris, Former Wolves Player, Passes Away at 84

By | September 9, 2023



Death – Obituary News : John Harris, a former football player who made three appearances for Wolves, has passed away at the age of 84. He later moved on to Walsall in the 1960s. The Wolves FPA has extended their condolences to his family and friends.

John Harris, a former footballer who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Walsall, has sadly passed away at the age of 84. The Football Players’ Association (FPA) expressed their condolences to John’s family and friends, remembering his contributions to the sport.


Born in England in 1939, John Harris began his football career in the 1950s, making three appearances for Wolverhampton Wanderers. Known for his skill and dedication on the field, Harris soon became a well-respected player. In the 1960s, he moved on to Walsall, where he continued to showcase his abilities and passion for the game.

Throughout his career, John Harris left an indelible mark on the football community. He was admired by teammates and opponents alike for his sportsmanship and commitment to the sport. Harris’s exceptional talent as a midfielder earned him the respect of fans and fellow professionals.

Off the field, John was known for his humility and kindness. He was always willing to help others, both within and outside of the football world. Harris’s warm personality and genuine care for those around him endeared him to many.

The legacy of John Harris will forever be remembered by those who had the privilege to witness his playing days. Wolves FPA paid tribute to him, sharing a photograph of Harris alongside Terry Wharton and Barry Stobart, showcasing the camaraderie and bond formed within the sport.

As news of John Harris’s passing spreads, the football community joins together in mourning the loss of a true legend. His contributions to the game will continue to inspire future generations of footballers. John Harris will forever hold a special place in the hearts of his family, friends, and fans. May he rest in peace..