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Jack Kirwan

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Full nameJohn Henry Kirwan
Place of birthDunlavin, County Wicklow, Ireland
Place of deathLondon, England
Playing positionoutside left

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John Henry Kirwan (9 February 1878, County Wicklow, Ireland 9 January 1959, London, England), commonly referred to as John Kirwan or Jack Kirwan, is a former Irish footballer and coach. As a football player, he was described as an out and out winger with good pace and skills, playing as an outside-left for, among others, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Ireland. He had previously played gaelic football for Dublin. As a football coach he became the first professional manager of Dutch side Ajax. He was the last survivor of the Tottenham team that won the 1901 FA Cup.

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