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Jack Harrow

Chelsea FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 2
100% successful

1922-23

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Jack Harry Harrow
Born 8 October 1888 in Beddington, Croydon, Surrey [registered as Harry Harrow, Croydon, December 1888].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Jack is stated as a 'grandson' living with his grandparents, Thomas and Eliza, living at 8 Millers Cottages in Cyprus Terrace in Wallington. His grandad is a farm labourer.

According to the 1901 census, Jack H. remains with his grandparents, although he is stated as 'son'. Living at 1 Mill Green Cottages in Mill Green Road, also in Wallington.

According to the 1911 census, Jack Harry is now a 'boarder', living with Thomas and Eliza at Mill Green Road. He is a professional footballer.
Passenger List's revealed that Jack Harrow was on the RMS Asturias, leaving Southampton for Buenos Aires. Stated as a foootballer and travelling second class with the rest of Chelsea FC squad.

Married to Leonie Elizabeth McMullen, January 1913 [registered as Jack H., in Croydon, March 1913]. Two children, Mary M. (October 1913) and John Peter (March 1917).
Leonie died 1 February 1950.
Died 19 July 1958 in the General Hospital, Croydon, aged 69 years 284 days [registered in Croydon, September 1958]. He was living at 45 Albert Road in Mitchum.
Buried, alongside his wife, on 23 July, at Figge's Marsh Cemetery, London Road in Mitchum.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 6lbs [1922].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990], Ancestry.com & Clare Chessun

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career with Mill Green Rovers FC and joined Croydon Common FC as an amateur, and then as a professional. Chelsea FC then paid a fifty pound transfer fee for him on 13 April 1911, although he was prevented from playing in any league matches in that season. He became club captain. His eyesight was affected by a hard facial blow in a match in December 1924, and his game suffered afterwards. After 305 league appearances and five goals, he eventually retired from playing in May 1926 after not being retained by his club.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1914-15;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 433rd players (434) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 130, 21 October 1922, England 2 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, aged 34 years 13 days.
Last match No. 135, 21 May 1923, Sweden 2 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm, aged 34 years 225 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1922-23;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After he retired from playing, he continued to serve Chelsea FC on their training staff until 1938. AFterwhich he worked for the Mitcham local authority until retiring in 1956. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.122.

 

Jack Harrow - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 2 1 180 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 Harrow - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2

 

Jack Harrow - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2

 

Jack Harrow - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1922-23 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jack Harrow - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 34
1 130 21 October 1922 - England 2 Ireland 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich BC HW Start lb
2 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm Fr AW Start lb
- 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW squad member/reserve

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