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Jackie Pearson

Crewe Alexandra FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1892

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Hargreaves Pearson
Born 25 January 1868 in Monks Coppenhall, Crewe, Cheshire [registered in Crewe, March 1868].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, John Hargreaves is the sixth of seven children to George and Mary, living in Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road in Crewe.  His father is a railway engine driver.

According to the 1881 census, John is now a scholar, now with two more sisters, one adopted. Still with parents at 83 Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road. His father is still driving trains.
According to the UK Railway Employment Records, John Hargreaves was employed as a mechanical engineer for the London Midland Scottish Railway, from 6 March 1882 until his retirement on 12 December 1930, rising in the ranks who became the chief engineer.

According to the 1891 census, John H. is now a railway clerk, and one of only three of the children still at the same house with their parents.

According to the 1901 census, now married to Ann, with a new daughter, Norah. With a single servant, they all live at 11 Ruskin Road in Crewe.

According to the 1911 census, still married and still with one daughter and one servant. Living at 262 Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road in Crewe. He is a Railway Clerk.

Married To Ann Williams [registered in Nantwich, June 1895].
Died 22 June 1931 at 2 Suffolk Road South, Bournemouth, aged 63 years x days [registered in Bournemouth, June 1931]. Left £648 14s. 2d. to his widow, Ann.
Height/Weight Not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Crewe, before joining Crewe Alexandra when he was only 13 years-old.  Remaining with the club until injury forced retirement in 1893.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions He was referee in the 1911 FA Cup Final.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of thirteen, across two matches, who became the 185th players (196) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 44. 5 March 1892, Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 24 years 40 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1891-92;
Team honours British Championship winners 1891-92;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Became a referee in 1893 after injury forced retirement. He gained first-class status, including refereeing the FA Cup Final in 1911, and remained a top class referee in the Football League until 1914. From his early years, he was in the railway industry with London & North Western Railway, which amalgamated in 1923 with LMS. He retired in December 1930. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.194.

 

Jackie Pearson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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 Pearson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jackie Pearson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 1.00 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 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jackie Pearson - Match History
 Club: Crewe Alexandra F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 24
1 44 5 March 1892 - Ireland 0 England 2, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Start ir

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