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Jackie Carr

Middlesbrough FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 2 L 0 F 3: A 3
50% successful

1919-28

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
170

Profile

Full name John Carr
Born 26 November 1891 in South Bank, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Middlesbrough, March 1892]. Birthdate confirmed by the 1939 register.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, John is the third child of six to George and Caroline (née Firmstone), living at 32 Milbank Street in Normanby, Middlesbrough. His father is a docks labourer.

According to the 1911 census, John is a professional footballer, alongside his older brother William, and they live with their parents at 56 Napier Street in South Bank, Middlesbrough.

According to the 1939 register, John, a football club manager, and Grace, are still married and are living at 27 Easson Road in Redcar, along with their son, William, and his widowed father-in-law, Thomas Calvert.
Married to Grace Calvert [registered in Middlesbrough, September 1921].
Died 10 May 1942 at his home at 27 Easson Road, Redcar, aged 50 years 166 days [registered in Cleveland, June 1942]. Left £759 2s. 11d. to his widow, Grace.
Funeral held on 13 May in Middlesbrough, was attended by T.H. Pailor, the Mayor of Hartlepool, also Frank Perryman and William Yeats, Hartlepools United FC director and secretary respectively
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 8lbs [1921].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy and junior football in South Bank area of Middlesbrough. Joined local side, South Bank FC, as an inside-right, from where he joined Middlesbrough FC on amateur froms on 23 December 1910. He then signed professional forms on 25 January 1911. He remained with them, making 449 league appearances and scoring 81 goals, until 8 May 1930, when he was released. Carr joined Blackpool FC shortly afterwards on 15 May and as a result Boro gave him 500 pounds in lieu of benefit as recognition of twenty years at the club. Carr would make another fourteen league outings and scoring twice. Joined Hartlepools United FC on 29 July 1931, he scored once in ten league appearances.
Club honours FA Amateur Cup runners-up 1909-10; Football League Division Two winners 1926-27, 1928-29;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions Came from a footballing family that included brothers Billy and George.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Club Career

Club(s) When he joined Hartlepools United FC on 29 July 1931, he did so as a player-coach, taking over as manager in April 1932, until 16 April 1935, he was sacked for 'financial reasons'. He had applied, unsuccessfully, for the vacant Blackpool FC managerial position in May 1933. Took a similar position with Tranmere Rovers FC in May 193, he resigned on 22 October 1937. It was at this time that Carr was an unsuccessful applicant for the Leicester City FC managerial position, making the four-man short-list. Returned to Teesside with Darlington FC on 22 October 1938, replacing George Brown, his stay was short, as the Second World War ended most football activities.

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 383rd players (388) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside/outside-right
First match No. 120, 25 October 1919, Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 27 years 333 days.
Last match No. 131, 5 March 1923, Wales 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 31 years 99 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1919-20, 1922-23;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information, but after he left football, he was engaged in engineering works at a Thornaby foundry. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.58/59/obituary

 

Jackie Carr - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 2 2 170 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Jackie Carr - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Jackie Carr - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1919-20 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1922-23 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Jackie Carr - Match History
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 27
1 120 25 October 1919 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start ir
Age 29
- 127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD reserve
Age 30
- 130 21 October 1922 - England 2 Ireland 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich BC HW withdrew injured
Age 31
2 131 5 March 1923 - Wales 2 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC HD Start off 80 or
1-2 when withdrawn
Age 35
- 157 22 October 1927 - Ireland 2 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL reserve
Age 36
- 160 17 May 1928 - France 1 England 5, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW reserve
- 161 19 May 1928 - Belgium 1 England 3, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen AW

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