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Jack Morton

West Ham United FC

1 appearance, 1 goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 4
100% successful

1937

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John R. Morton
Born 26 July 1914 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Sheffield, September 1914]. To Colin and Lily (née Sproson)
Attended Woodburn Council School
Birth notes His death registration in 1986 confirms his 26 July birthdate, it is not 26 February.
Died 8 March 1986 in Milton Keynes, aged 71 years 225 days [registered in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 10st. 4lbs [1938].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Sheffield and joined Woodhouse Alliance FC in Sheffield before he joined Gainsborough Trinity FC of the Midland League as a professional in 1931. But before the end of the year, he joined West Ham United FC in December for £600. After 258 league appearances and 54 goals. He retired during WW2.
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 642nd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 214, 1 December 1937, England 5 Czechoslovakia 4, a friendly match at White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, aged 23 years 128 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving football, Morton (left) as a bookmaker in the East End. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.181/2.

 

Jack Morton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 1 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.

 

Jack Morton - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 4 +1 0 0 5.00 4.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 4 +1 0 0 5.00 4.00 100.0 +1

 

Jack Morton - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 23
1 214 1 December 1937 - England 5 Czechoslovakia 4, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HW Start 11

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