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Jack Aston

Personal information
Full nameJames Aston
Date of birth1 July 1877
Place of birthWalsall, England
Date of deathFebruary 1934 (aged 56)
Place of deathWest Bromwich, England
Playing positionInside forward

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James "Jack" Aston (1 July 1877 February 1934) was an English professional footballer born in Walsall, Staffordshire, who played as an inside forward. He made 184 appearances and scored 68 goals in the Football League.

He started his career playing for Walsall, and was the club's leading goalscorer in the 1898-99 season. He was signed by Woolwich Arsenal in May 1899, making his debut on 2 September 1899 against Leicester Fosse. After playing 11 of the first 12 league games of the season and in four FA Cup ties, he lost his place to Paddy Logan in December 1899 and was unable to regain a first-team place. In total he played 15 times for Arsenal, scoring five goals.

He moved on to Small Heath in the summer of 1900 and contributed to Small Heath's promotion as Second Division runners-up in the 1900 01 season. He finished his career at first Doncaster Rovers and then his old club Walsall.

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