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Jack English (footballer, born 1923)

Jack English (19 March 1923 – 1985) was a professional footballer who played for Northampton Town and Gravesend and Northfleet as a forward.[1]

Jack English
Personal information
Date of birth (1923-03-19)19 March 1923
Place of birth South Shields, England
Date of death 1985 (aged 61–62)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1960 Northampton Town 301 (135)
1960 Gravesend and Northfleet
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

His dad was also called Jack English and managed Northampton between 1931 and 1935.


  1. ^ Jack English at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database