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Jackie Hegan

Corinthians FC, with Royal Dublin Fusliers & Royal Army Service Corps FC

4 appearances, 4 goals (two on debut)

P 4 W 2 D 1 L 1 F 13: A 6
63% successful

1921-23

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Edward Hegan OBE
Born 24 January 1901 in Coventry, Warwickshire [registered in Coventry, March 1901].
Attended Bablake School
Baptised 3 March 1901 in Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, two month-old Kenneth is the youngest of seven children, six of them boys, to Francis John and Julia. They live at 23 Ellys Road in Coventry, where his grandmother and aunty also live with them. His father is a manager at the cycle gear case works. 

According to the 1911 census, Kenneth has one more younger brother and the eight children remain with their parents at 28 Widdrington Road in Coventry. His father is still the manager.
According to the Coventry Electoral Registers, in 1926, he was at The Rookeries in Hanworth Park, and from 1927-30, Kenneth was registered at 2/4 Widdrington Road.
According to Passenger Lists, Kenneth and his wife, Eveline, were on the Tuscania, leaving Liverpool on 12 October 1937, destined for Port Said in Egypt and Bombay, India. He is stated as being an Army Officer.

Married to Eveline McGowran [registered in Coventry, September 1925]. Two children John M.M. (b.1927) and Patrick D. (b.1929)
Died 3 March 1989, aged 88 years 38 days [registered in mid-Warwickshire, March 1989].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 9st. 4lbs [1924].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played for the Royal MIlitary College football team, and played with the Corinthians FC from 1919, and also played with the Army, which until mid-1922, was with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, they were disbanded in July 1922. Also played with Collyhurst United in 1921. Following the dissolving of Dublin, Hegan was with the Royal Army Service Corps. Played his final Corinthians' game in the 1933 in Denmark, having scored fifty goals in 167 matches.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Awarded the Order of the British Empire in September 1943.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 440th players (442) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 132, 19 March 1923, England 6 Belgium 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 22 years 54 days.
Last match No. 138, 1 November 1923, Belgium 2 England 2, a friendly match at Bosuil Stadion, Schoten, Antwerpen, aged 22 years 281 days.
Major tournaments Olympic Tournament Antwerp 1920; British Championship 1923-24;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur (23 appearances, 1920-32)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Retired from the army in July 1949. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.126.

 

Jackie Hegan - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 4 1 360 4 90 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 Hegan - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 3 1 1 1 7 5 +2 0 0 2.333 1.667 50.0 =0
All 4 2 1 1 13 6 +7 0 0 3.25 1.50 62.5 +1

 

Jackie Hegan - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
Friendly 3 2 1 0 12 4 +8 0 0 4.00 1.333 83.3 +2
All 4 2 1 1 13 6 +7 0 0 3.25 1.50 62.5 +1

 

Jackie Hegan - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1923-24 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Jackie Hegan - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

 Club: Corinthians F.C. & Royal Dublin Fusiliers - 0 full caps  
Age 20
- 126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Fr AW reserve
Age 21
- 128 13 March 1922 - England 1 Wales 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW withdrawn injured
 Club: Corinthians F.C. & Royal Army Service Corps F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 22
1 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start 10, 35 ol
2 134 10 May 1923 - France 1 England 4, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW Start 9, 84 ol
3 137 20 October 1923 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start or
4 138 1 November 1923 - Belgium2  England 2, Bosuil Stadion, Antwerpen Fr AD Start or

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