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Jack Tresadern

West Ham United FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 6: A 4
75% successful

1923

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Captain John Tresadern
Born 26 September 1892 in Leytonstone, Stratford, Essex [there is no registration]. Birthdate confirmed by the 1939 register.
Not born 26 September 1890, for that John had died within the same quarter.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, nine-year old John is the only child to John and Jane. His father is a market porter. They are one of the family's living at 17 Livingstone Road in .

According to the 1911 census, nineteen-year old John, a clerk in the silk manufacturing factory, remains the only child to his parents, his father is still a market porter. They live at 92 Park Road in West Ham.

According to the 1939 register, John, a football club secretary/manager, is married to Thelma, and living at 16 Torland Road in Plymouth, with daughters Thelma Joyce and Muriel Jean.
Married to Thelma R. McMillan [registered in West Ham, March 1917]. Children, all daughters, Thelma Joyce (b.12 April 1918), Muriel Jean (b.21 November 1919) and Doreen J. (b.1926)
Died 26 September 1959 in Tonbridge, aged 67 years 0 days [registered in Tonbridge, December 1959].
Height/Weight 5' 5", 10st. 1lb [1923].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career playing as a forward with Wanstead FC. He signed amateur forms with Southend United FC of the Southern League. He soon moved to Barking Town FC in the South Essex League, where he was moved to left-half. He also represented Essex. Tresadern joined West Ham United FC as an amateur in July 1913. Turning professional during the following season. He was a member of the Royal Garrison Artillery during the war. He remained a Hammer, making 150 league appearances and scoring five goals, until he joined the northern claret club, Burnley FC, on 30 October 1924, for 1050 pounds. After just 22 league appearances, he joined Northampton Town FC as player-manager on 1 May 1925, Burnley released Tresadern under an arrangement which included the transfer of Louis Page in return. He retired in 1927, because of a severe broken leg, received in a practice match only months earlier, he had scored once in 34 league appearances.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1922-23; Football League Division Two runners-up 1922-23; Division Three (South) runners-up 1925-26;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Having been appointed the player-manager position at Northampton Town FC on 1 May 1925, relinquishing the playing aspect of his game two years later, he continued as manager until his appointment as secretary-manager of Crystal Palace FC on 20 October 1930, the same day England thrashed Ireland 5-1. He left to take over the team-managerial seat at Tottenham Hotspur FC on 19 June 1935. Plymouth Argyle FC took him on in a similar capacity on 14 April 1938. Although on 28 September, he was engaged in the war service. He returned to the Argyle helm until his resignation on 8 September 1947. He took time out as a scout for Aston Villa FC in 1948-49. He was on the Burnley FC shortlist in October 1948. Chelmsford City FC appointed Tresadern as manager on 9 June 1949, first-choice Len Goulden was prevented by Chelsea, and Frank Soo was turned down for lack of experience. Tresadern resigned, effective 11 November 1950. Hastings United FC then appointed him as their manager on 15 December 1951, a day after Charlie Spencer had resigned. In April 1958, Tonsbridge FC appointed him as their manager, where he was at at the time of his death in 1959.
Club honours Football League Division Three (South) runners-up 1925-26, 1930-31;

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 443rd players (443) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 133, 14 April 1923, Scotland 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 30 years 200 days.
Last match No. 135, 21 May 1923, Sweden 2 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm, aged 30 years 237 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1922-23;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Before signing with Burnley, he was a cashier for a ship repairers firm and owned a poultry farm in Essex. He then spent most of his adult life in football, wide managerial experience taking in first-class and non-league levels. He was appointed Captain of the 33rd A.A.B.N. Royal Engineers on 21 September 1937. At Plymouth, he lived at Sandpark Poultry Farm in Ivybridge. He resigned from his managerial job at Chelmsford in 1950 to concentrate on his pedigree pig and poultry business at Ayletts in Broomfield. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.250.

 

Jack Tresadern - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 2 1 180 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 Tresadern - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 1 1 0 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 75.0 +1

 

Jack Tresadern - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 75.0 +1

 

Jack Tresadern - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1922-23 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Jack Tresadern - Match History
 Club: Wset Ham United F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 30
- 131 5 March 1923 - Wales 2 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD reserve
- 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW withdrawn
1 133 14 April 1923 - Scotland 2 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start lh
2 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm tour AW Start lh
- 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW reserve

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