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Jack Rowley

Manchester United FC

6 appearances, 6 goals (one on debut)

P 6 W 5 D 0 L 1 F 23: A 7
83% successful

1948-52

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
540

Profile

Full name John Frederick Rowley
Born 7 October 1918 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire [registered in Wolverhampton, December 1918]. Not born in 1920, as stated in many history books.

Register Notes

According to the 1939 census, John F., still unmarried, is a labourer at the local gas works. He lives with his parents, Mark, a brass moulder, and Hannah, at 83 Myatt Avebue in Wolverhampton, along with his two older sisters.

Married to Violet M. Ward [registered in Wolverhampton, March 1942].
Died 28 June 1998, aged 79 years 264 days [registered in Tameside, June 1998].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 0lbs [1950].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 676th players (678) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right/left, centre-forward, outside-left.
First match No. 244, 2 December 1948, England 6 Switzerland 0, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 30 years 56 days.
Last match No. 269, 5 April 1952, Scotland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 33 years 125 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1949-50, 1951-52;
Team honours British Championships winners 1949-50, shared 1951-52;
Individual honours England B (one appearance, three goals, 1949)
Distinctions Brother of Arthur Rowley (Leicester City FC and England B)

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Jack Rowley - Career Statistics
Parties Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 6 2 6 0 0 540 6 90 min 4 none none
Minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Jack Rowley - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 3 0 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 100.0 +1
Away 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 0 0 2.00 1.667 66.7 +1
All - White 6 5 0 1 23 7 +16 0 2 3.833 1.167 83.3 +4

 

Jack Rowley - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
World Cup 1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
British Championship 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2

Note that the 1949-50 records of the World Cup Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 4 3 0 1 12 4 +8 0 2 3.00 1.00 75.0 +2
All 6 5 0 1 23 7 +16 0 2 3.833 1.167 83.3 +4

 

Jack Rowley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1949-50 1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1949-50 1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1951-52 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1 1 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 9.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2

Note that the 1949-50 records of the World Cup Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2

Match History

 Club: Manchester United F.C. - six full appearances (540 min), 6 goals

manager: Walter Winterbottom - six full appearances (540 min), 6 goalsx

Age 30
1 244 2 December 1948 - England 6 Switzerland 0, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start 55 8
2 246 13 May 1949 - Sweden 3 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AL Start 10
b 15 May 1949 - Finland A 0 England 4, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW party member
247 18 May 1949 - Norway 1 England 4, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW
1 b 18 May 1949 - Netherlands A 1 England 4, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam AW Start 59,62,82 10
3 248 22 May 1949 - France 1 England 3, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start 9

Age 31
4 251 16 November 1949 - England 9 Ireland 2, Maine Road, Manchester BC/
WCP
HW Start 9
5 252 30 November 1949 - England 2 Italy 0, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start 9

Age 33
6 269 5 April 1952 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start 11

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