England Football Online
Page Last Updated 15 April 2013
 
Goalkeepers Index
 

Jack Mew

Manchester United FC

1 cap, 0 goals against
one clean sheet

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1920

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John William Mew
Born 30 March 1889 in Sunderland, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, June 1889].
Attended Marley Hill Colliery School

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, John W. is the son of to Charles and Susan (née Mullen). They have another one month old daughter, Susannah. They are one of two families living at 64 The Parade in Hendon, Sunderland. His father is a railway guard.

According to the 1901 census, John W. now has two more younger brothers, and with their parents, the five of them (Susan had died by the end of 1891). They live at Granby Terrace in Sunniside, south of Whickham. His father is still a guard on the railway.

According to the 1911 census, John William is the eldest of three children living at Dewhurst Terrace with his parents. The census reveals that Charles and Susan had twelve children, and all but these three, John, Margaret and a three-year old Susan, had died. John is a hewer/putter in the coalmines. His father is a labourer in the coke works.
According to New York Passenger Lists, Mew left England via the port of Liverpool on the SS Celtic in May 1911, arriving in New York on 5 June 1911.
According to UK Passenger Lists, Mr J.W.Mew, was one of various professional footballers returning with the FA Tour party from South Africa. They travelled onboard the UCMS Norman, leaving Cape Town for Southampton, arriving on 9 August 1928. Later, John W., now a football coach, living at 5 Pritchard Street in Streford, Manchester. He first departed the port of Liverpool on 5 July 1928 for Callaou, Peru, on the PSNC Orduna. He departed again, this time for New Orleans in June 1930 bur returned on the RMS Oropesa, bound for the port of Liverpool on 18th July 1930.

Notes Although there is no way to ascertain the reason for deaths of all of Jack's brother and sisters, we can at least record their names for posterity purposes. Adelaide (1890-90), Susan/Susannah (1891-91), Harold (1892-94), Ellen (1892-96), another Ellen (1897-99), Thomas (1900-00), Patrick Mullen (1901-01), Charles (1894-1908) and James (1896-1903). 
Married to Sarah Pyle [registered in Gateshead, June 1914]. One child Allen Cyril.
Died late 1963 in Barton, Lancashire, aged 74 years nk days [registered in Barton, December 1963]. Not 16 January 1963 - his registration came ten months later!
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 0lbs [1922].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Sunderland and played with Blaydon Atheletic FC of the Northern Alliance for two seasons from 1906, he conceded only fifteen goals overall. He was offered terms by Sunderland AFC when he was 18 years old. Was playing Marley Hill Colliery, his works team. Joined Manchester United FC in October 1912, after a months trial and went on to play 186 league appearances. He left to join Barrow FC in September 1926 for the season.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 398th player to appear for England. 40th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 123, 23 October 1920, England 2 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland, aged 31 years 207 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA XI (South Africa, 1928)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He worked in a Manchester factory after leaving football. In the mid-1920's he was in a business partnership with Cecil Parkin, the Lancashire and England cricketer. By the end of that decade, he had also coached in Lyra in Belgium and Lima, Peru (1928). He also coached in the USA in 1930. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.173.

 

Jack Mew - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 0 1 100.0 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 Mew - 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 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 Mew - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 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
All Tournaments
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 Mew - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Selection Committee - 1 full capx

Age 31
1 123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0, Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland BC HW Start gk

Notes

____________________

CG