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Jack Jones (association footballer born 1891)

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Full nameJohn William Jones
Date of birth8 February 1891(age 125)
Place of birthRotherham, England
Date of death20 July 1948(age 57)
Place of deathRotherham, England
Playing positionLeft back

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John William "Jack" Jones (8 February 1891 20 July 1948), was an English professional footballer who played as a left back. He played 331 games in the Football League.

Jones was born in Rotherham, South 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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