Jack Jones

Defender, Football player

1891 – 1948

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Who was Jack Jones?

John William "Jack" Jones, was an English professional footballer who played as a left back. He played 331 games in the Football League.

Jones was born in Rotherham, which was then in the West Riding of Yorkshire. A former coal miner, he was transferred from Sunderland to Birmingham for a fee of £2,000. For six seasons he formed a formidable full-back pairing with Frank Womack, helping the club to the championship of the Football League Second Division in the 1920–21 season. He went on to play 237 games in all competitions for the club, including 191 in the First Division. He later played for Nelson, Crewe Alexandra and Scarborough. He died in Rotherham at the age of 57.

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Born
Feb 8, 1891
Rotherham
Nationality
  • England
Lived in
  • Rotherham
Died
Jul 20, 1948
Rotherham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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