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Jack Carr

Newcastle United FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 2: A 1
75% successful

1905-07

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name John Thomas Carr
Born July to September 1878 in Seaton Burn, Northumberland [registered in Tynemouth, September 1878]. Seaton Burn fell under the Tynemouth registration district.

Birthnotes

Long thought to be born sometime in 1876.  And although there was one John Carr born in Tynemouth district, it was the wrong one. His 1901/11 census states he was 22/23 years old, giving him a 1878/79 birthdate.... of which there is only John Thomas Carr in Tynemouth.
His father, Joseph, died in 1909, his obituary confirmed that this is the correct Jack Carr.

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, John Thomas is the youngest of three children to Joseph and Jane Ann, living at Cross Row in Seaton Burn. His father is a coal miner.

According to the 1891 census, John T. now has a younger brother and still with his parents at 1 High Cross Row in Seaton Burn. His father is a deputy overman in the colliery.

According to the 1901 census, John Carr is a 22 year old professional footballer, boarding with the McDonalds in 239 Beaconsfield Street in Elswick. He is boarding with fellow United player, John Fraser.

According to the 1911 census, John Thomas, a professional footballer, is living with his sister, Alice, at 129 Dinsdale Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Died 17 March 1948, aged 69 years nk days [registered as John T. in Newcastle upon Tyne, March 1948].
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 8lbs [1910].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Seaton Burn FC before joining Newcastle United FC as a left-back in 1897, he retired in 1912 after 279 league appearances and twelve goals.
Club honours Football League Champions 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09; FA Cup runners-up 1904-05; winners 1909-10; FA Charity Shield winners 1909;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions Played cricket too, assisting Northumberland and club sides in Lancashire and North East

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) After retiring, joined the Newcastle United FC coaching staff. Then he was the successful candidate out of eighty to be appointed manager of Blackburn Rovers FC on 17 February 1922. Secretary-manager from September 1925. He resigned in December 1926.

England Career

Player number One of six to become the 302nd player (304) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 83, 25 February 1905, England 1 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 26 years nk days.
Last match No. 89, 16 February 1907, England 1 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 28 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1904-05, 1906-07;
Team honours British Championships winners 1904-05;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additonal information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.59.

 

Jack Carr - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 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.

 

Jack 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 - British Championship 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1

 

Jack Carr - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1904-05 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1906-07 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1

 

Jack Carr - Match History
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 26
1 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HD Start lb
Age 27
2 89 16 February 1907 - England 1 Ireland 0, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start lb

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