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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
captaincies:
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
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
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 6 2 6 0 0 540 6 90 min 4 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 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

 

Jack Rowley - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 6 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 6 full capsx

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 reserve
- 247 18 May 1949 - Norway 1 England 4, UllevÄl Stadion, Oslo AW reserve
1 b 18 May 1949 - Netherlands 0 1 England B 4, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam AW Start 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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