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Jack Plant

Bury FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1900

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Plant
Born 23 March 1871 in Water Street, Bollington, Cheshire [registered in Macclesfield, June 1871]. Date of birth confirmed by his 1939 register, however, his School admission records state he was born on the 18 March.
Attended St John's CofE School, Bollington,

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, ten day old John 'James' is the only child to James and Mary Ann (née McMorris). They live in Water Street in Bollington. His father is a public baker. (The middle name of 'James' only appears in this census, before he is officially registered).
According to his school admission records, John attended St. John's School from 8 October 1877 until 1 April 1881.

According to the 1881 census, John is the eldest of four children now living with their widowed mother in Palmerston Street in Bollington. His mother is now a baker. They have one servant.

According to the 1891 census, John is a labourer in the Iron Foundary living with the Bowles family at 73 Georgiana Street in Bury.

According to the 1901 census, John, a professional footballer, is now married to Margaret and they have two children, Ellen and Elizabeth. They live with Margaret's mother and sister at 90 Edward Street in Bury.

According to the 1911 census, still living at 90 Edward Street, John is now a labourer at the cotton mill, still married and still with two children.

According to the 1939 register, John is a retired widow living on his own at 15 Queen Street in Bollington.
Married to Margaret Connolly [registered in Bury, December 1896].
Died early 1950, aged 78 years nk days [registered in Crewe, March 1950].
Not the John Plant who died 16 February 1951 in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, he was born in January 1871.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 12st. 4lbs [1903].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing for local clubs such as Denton FC and Bollington FC. Plant signed for Bury FC in April 1890. Spent the 1898-99 season with Reading FC before returning to Bury FC until his retirement in 1907.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1894-95; FA Cup winners 1899-1900, 1902-03;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 256th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 70, 7 April 1900, Scotland 4 England 1, a British Championship match at Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow, aged 29 years 15 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1899-1900;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. But his census return shows that he returned to the cotton mill when he left playing. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.199.

 

Jack Plant - 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.

 

Jack Plant - 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 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1

 

Jack Plant - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1899-1900 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 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 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1

 

Jack Plant - Match History
 Club: Bury F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 29
1 70 7 April 1900 - Scotland 4 England 1, Celtic Park, Glasgow BC AL Start ol

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