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Jack Crayston

Arsenal FC

8 appearances, 1 goal

P 8 W 4 D 1 L 3 F x: A x
56% successful

1935-37

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name William John Crayston
Born 9 October 1910 in Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire [registered in Ulverston, December 1910].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, five month old William John is the youngest of four children and the only son to John George and Elizabeth Ann.  They live at 2 Fernleigh Road in Grange-over-Sands. His father is a Grocers assistant.

Died December 1992, aged 82 years x days [registered as William Jack, in Walsall, Staffordshire, December 1992].
Height/Weight 6' 0½", 13st. 4lbs [1938].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Became the assistant manager at Arsenal FC after he retired. In December 1951, Hull City AFC offered Crayston a lucrative contract for him who became the their manager. But this was turned down.

England Career

Player number 618th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 200, 4 December 1935, England 3 Germany 0 a friendly match at White Hart Lane, High Road, Tottenham, London, aged 25 years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1935-36;
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Jack Crayston - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - min - 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 Crayston - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jack Crayston - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jack Crayston - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jack Crayston - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1935-36 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
BC All - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jack Crayston - Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committtee - 8 full capsx

Age 25
1 200 4 December 1935 - England 3 Germany 0, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start rh
2 201 5 February 1936 - England 1 Wales 2, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HL Start rh
3 202 4 April 1936 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HD Start rh
4 203 6 May 1936 - Austria 2 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien tour AL Start rh
5 204 9 May 1936 - Belgium 3 England 2, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AL Start rh

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