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Jack Callender

Personal information
Full nameJohn W. Callender
Place of birthWylam, England
Playing positionWing half

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John W. "Jack" Callender (2 April 1923 2001) is an English former professional football wing half.

Callender began his career during the Second World War with Gateshead, who would be his sole Football League club. Indeed Callender would go on to establish the club record for most appearances for the club in the Football League during his long stay. Callender made 471 league appearances, scoring 42 goals. He also made 40 appearances in the FA Cup, scoring 6 goals. At Gateshead Callender and his brother Tom made 910 league appearances, a record for two brothers at the same club plus they made 75 cup appearances between them. After his departure from Gateshead Callender played for Consett for a while.

Callender died in 2001.




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