Jack Carr (footballer, born 1878)
John Thomas Carr (7 October 1878 – 17 March 1948) was an English professional footballer with Newcastle United between 1899 and 1912, playing at full back and making 279 appearances and scoring 5 goals.
|Full name||John Thomas Carr|
|Date of birth||7 October 1878|
|Place of birth||Seaton Burn, England|
|Date of death||17 March 1948(aged 69)|
|Place of death||Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Carr won three League Championships and the FA Cup with Newcastle in this successful period of the club's history.
In 1912 he became a trainer at Newcastle United and would fill this position for the next 10 years. He eventually left the club when Blackburn Rovers made him their manager in 1922. Carr was the coach of the Danish national side at the 1920 Summer Olympics football competition in Antwerp.
As a playerEdit
- Newcastle United
- Paul Joannou. A Complete Who's Who of Newcastle United.
- Paul Joannou, Tommy Canning and Patrick Canning. Haway The Lads, The Illustrated Story of Newcastle United.