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Jack Hacking

Oldham Athletic FC

3 appearances, 4 goals against
0 clean sheets

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 5: A 4
67% successful

1928-29

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

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Full name John Hacking
Born 22 December 1897 at 10 Bedford Street in Mill Hill, Blackburn, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, March 1898].
Baptised 16 January 1898 in St Philip's Church, Blackburn. Living at 10 Bedford Street in Blackburn, son of John and Sarah Agnes. His father is a weaver. Baptised by I.F. French.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, John is the youngest of four children, all sons, to John and Sarah Agnes. They live at 10 Bedford Street in Blackburn, his parents are cotton weavers.

According to the 1911 census, John, still the youngest of four and still with their cotton weaving parents, is a tailor's shop assistant. They all live at 34 Suffolk Street in Blackburn.

According to the 1939 register, John is the Accrington Stanley secretary-manager, married to Sarah and living at 135 Avenue Parade in Accrington, with three children,
Married to Sarah Carter (b.29 August 1897) [registered in Chorley, Lancashire, June 1955]. Three children, Constance (b.6 July 1933), John James (b.24 August 1925) and Margaret S. (b.24 October 1937).
Died 31 May 1955, aged 57 years 135 days [registered in Haslingden, Lancashire, June 1955]. Died in Accrington Victoria Hospital. Living at 2 Beverley Avenue in Barrow-in-Furness. Left £1989 to his widow ,Sarah.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 7lbs [1929]. 6' 1", 12st. [1935].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990], FindMyPast.com & Lan-opc.org.uk

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Grimshaw Park Co-operative Society FC, whilst also assisting the Blackburn Rovers FC reserves. Blackpool FC signed Hacking in December 1919, where he kept goal for 32 league appearances. Joined non-league Fleetwood FC on 14 October 1925 before joining Oldham Athletic FC, alongside Billy Porter, in May 1926, he made 223 league appearances. Joined Manchester United FC on 14 March 1934, making 32 league appearances, up until he was injured in the new year. Joined Accrington Stanley FC as a player-manager on 27 May 1935, and he retired from playing in January the following year after seventeen league appearances in goal.
Club honours Lancashire Combination Cup winners 1925-26;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances), Lancashire FA (one appearance, 1928)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Joined Accrington Stanley FC as a player-manager on 27 May 1935, retired from playing in January the following year. He resigned his managership in early May 1949, effective at the end of the month, however, he was appointed the Barrow AFC secretary-manager on 17 May 1949, of the Football League Division Three North club, a position he held at the time of his untimely death in May 1955. However, Hacking had resigned his position with Barrow in January 1955, effective at the season's ending.
Club honours Lancashire Senior Cup winners 1954-55;

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 534th players (534) to appear for England. Sixtieth goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 162, 22 October 1928, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 30 years 305 days.
Last match No. 164, 13 April 1929, Scotland 1 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 31 years 112 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1928-29;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Jack's first employment was as a shop assistant in a Blackburn Co-operative store. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.114.

England Extra-Curricular

"Jack Hacking, Oldham Athletic's international goalkeeper, will be Conservative candidate in Thornham Ward at the Royton Urban District Council election on 26 March. Hacking says that the invitation reached him at home when he returned after Oldham Athletic's victory over Manchester United a fortnight ago. "My decision must not be taken as a sign that I am contemplating finishing with professional football," he said. "I feel good for football for a long time yet." " - Friday, 23 February 1934, The Daily Independent.
"Mr J. Hacking, the Oldham Athletic goalkeeper, has been nominated Conservative candidate to oppose Mr William Downie, a Liberal, in a Royton council election." - Friday, 9 March 1934, Evening Telegraph

 

John Hacking - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av.
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 4 68 0 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.

 

John Hacking - 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 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1

 

John Hacking - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1928-29 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1


Jack Hacking - Match History
 

 Club: Oldham Athletic F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - three full appearances (270 min)x


Age 30
1 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start gk
2 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea AW Start gk

Age 31
3 164 13 April 1929 - Scotland 1 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start gk

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