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Jackie Mordue

Sunderland AFC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 7: A 3
50% successful

1912-13

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name John Mordue
Born 13 December 1886 in Edmondsley, county Durham [registered in Chester-le-Street, March 1887].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, John is the youngest of five children, all sons, to Thomas and Elizabeth (née Dodds). They live at Front Street in Witton Gilbert with three lodgers. His father is a coalminer.

According to the 1901 census, John is the one of four children, the youngest, living at home with their widowed mother at 258 Eighth Street in Witton Gilbert. He is now a coalminer working on the pit heap.

According to the 1911 census, John is a professional footballer now married to Kate with one child, Edna. They live at 61 Bede Street in Sunderland.

Married to Catherine Abram [registered in Woolwich, London, 1908], at least one child. Edna
Died 14 December 1957 at 11 Albion Street, Murton, aged 71 years 1 day [registered in Durham Eastern, December 1957].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 10st. 8lbs [1913].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing with Scriston FC and Spennymoor United FC before signing with Barnsley FC in October 1906. After scoring twelve goals in 25 league appearances, he signed with Woolwich Arsenal FC in April 1907 for £450. He scored once in 26 league appearances. Mordue returned to his native north-east when he joined Sunderland AFC for £750 in May 1908, where he scored another 71 goals, making another 262 league appearances.  Joined Middlesbrough FC in May 1920, making 35 league appearances and scoring a solitary goal. Then joined Durham City FC as player-manager from May 1923 until May 1924, playing in six league matches, scoring once.
Club honours Football League Champions 1912-13; FA Cup runners-up 1912-13;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 358th players (359) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left/right
First match No. 111, 10 February 1912, Ireland 1 England 6, a British Championship match at Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin, aged 25 years 59 days.
Last match No. 114, 15 February 1913, Ireland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 26 years 64 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1911-12, 1912-13;
Team honours British Championships winners 1912-13; shared 1911-12;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

The most distinguished member of a noted North-Eastern soccer family, he later became one of the world's finest fives players. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.178.

 

Jackie Mordue - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 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.

 

Jackie Mordue - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Jackie Mordue - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1911-12 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1912-13 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Jackie Mordue - Match History
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 25
1 111 10 February 1912 - Ireland 1 England 6, Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin BC AW Start ol
Age 26
2 114 15 February 1913 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AL Start or

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