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John Glover (footballer)

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Full nameJohn William Glover
Playing positionRight back

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John William Glover (28 October 1876 20 April 1955), also known as Jack Glover, was an English professional footballer who played as a right back.

Born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Glover made 175 appearances in the First Division for Liverpool and Small Heath (later Birmingham), and in the 1900 01 season won the league championship with Liverpool. He was a strong-tackling defender and formed an excellent full-back pairing with Frank Stokes at Birmingham. He played representative football for the Football League, and played in England trials but was not selected. After retiring from football he kept a public house in Dudley, Worcestershire, and also represented Shropshire at bowls. He died in Dudley at the age of 78.


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