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David Jack

1898 - 1958

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David Bone Nightingale Jack (3 April 1898 – 10 September 1958) was an English footballer who played as an inside forward. He scored 267 goals from 490 appearances in the Football League playing for Plymouth Argyle, Bolton Wanderers and Arsenal. He was the first footballer to be transferred for a fee in excess of £10,000, was the first to score at Wembley – in the 1923 FA Cup Final – and was capped nine times for England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Jack has received more than 111,266 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). David Jack is the 5,139th most popular soccer player (down from 4,493rd in 2019), the 5,227th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,668th in 2019) and the 254th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, David Jack ranks 5,139 out of 16,880Before him are Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Mehdi Nafti, Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, Jeff Strasser, and Álex Aguinaga. After him are Jimmy Dickinson, Dick Schoenaker, Mart Poom, Willington Ortiz, Ron Springett, and Wilfried Hannes.

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Among people born in 1898, David Jack ranks 260Before him are Ludwig Bemelmans, Stephen Vincent Benét, Bedřich Šupčík, Gracie Fields, Lee Garmes, and Clarence Walker. After him are Rod La Rocque, Happy Chandler, Tom Whittaker, William O. Douglas, George Chandler, and Doug Livingstone. Among people deceased in 1958, David Jack ranks 167Before him are Hubert Wilkins, Tris Speaker, Sam Zimbalist, Mary Ritter Beard, James Branch Cabell, and Émile Delchambre. After him are Daniel Norling, Willie Applegarth, Charles F. Kettering, Friedrich Maurer, Clarence DeMar, and Virginia Pearson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Jack ranks 5,227 out of 7,765Before him are Daniel Kaluuya (1989), Gary Speed (1969), Amanda Abbington (1974), Tanya Tate (1979), Craig David (1981), and Kenneth Clarke (1940). After him are Jimmy Dickinson (1925), Bernardine Evaristo (1959), Ron Springett (1935), Hugh Blair (1718), Humphrey Carpenter (1946), and Camilla Luddington (1983).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, David Jack ranks 254Before him are John Aston Sr. (1921), Pat Rice (1949), Norman Whiteside (1965), Steve Archibald (1956), Laurie Scott (1917), and Gary Speed (1969). After him are Jimmy Dickinson (1925), Ron Springett (1935), Viv Anderson (1956), Tom Heaton (1986), Harvey Barnes (1997), and Derek Kevan (1935).