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Jack Brearley

Tottenham Hotspur FC




Full name John Brearley
Born 8 November 1875 in West Derby, Lancashire [registered in West Derby, December 1875]
Died not known
Height/Weight not known



Club Career

Club(s) Started with his career with Kettering Town FC, before leaving for Notts County FC in 1897 for a season. A season with Chatham FC was followed by a season with Millwall Athletic FC. Returned to Notts County FC in 1900, then Middlesbrough FC in 1901. Everton FC in 1902, then Tottenham Hotspur FC from 1903 until 1907. Crystal Palace FC until 1909, then a return as player-manager to Millwall Athletic FC until 1911.
Club honours not known
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

Management Career

Club(s) His first taste in management was to be the player-manager at Millwall Athletic FC from 1909 until 1911. Afterwards he went to Germany and coached BFC Viktoria 1889. He was then interned during the war.

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He was arrested in hospital in Berlin on 19 November 1914, and sent to Ruhleben, where he was interned alongside Steve Bloomer.


Jack Brearley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 min none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Jack Brearley - Match History
 Clubs: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 29
- 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HD original reserve, later replaced