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 521 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 89,950 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). David Jack is the 4,496th most popular soccer player (down from 2,639th in 2019), the 4,679th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 220th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, David Jack ranks 4,496 out of 16,923Before him are Saúl Martínez, Andriy Nesmachniy, Terry Paine, Franco Vázquez, Pavel Pogrebnyak, and Achille Emaná. After him are Jeremain Lens, Benni McCarthy, Fabián O'Neill, Avraam Papadopoulos, Mario Lemina, and Jasmin Repeša.

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Among people born in 1898, David Jack ranks 234Before him are Harry Watson, Ludwig Bemelmans, Joe Spence, Gracie Fields, Vincent Youmans, and Loren Murchison. After him are Rod La Rocque, Happy Chandler, William O. Douglas, Doug Livingstone, Tom Whittaker, and Lee Tracy. Among people deceased in 1958, David Jack ranks 146Before him are Frank Swift, Russell Mockridge, George Orton, Mark Jones, Harry Spanjer, and Tris Speaker. After him are Charles F. Kettering and Willie Applegarth.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Jack ranks 4,679 out of 6,924Before him are Ron Flowers (1934), Lawrence Hargrave (1850), R. D. Blackmore (1825), Leslie Marr (1922), Terry Paine (1939), and Sophie Monk (1979). After him are Neil Marshall (1970), Eric Linklater (1899), Elyes Gabel (1983), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Kathy Kirby (1938), and John George Children (1777).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, David Jack ranks 220Before him are Emlyn Hughes (1947), John Aldridge (1958), Allenby Chilton (1918), Charlie Buchan (1891), Ron Flowers (1934), and Terry Paine (1939). After him are Alex James (1901), Peter Broadbent (1933), George Eastham (1936), Darren Fletcher (1984), Gary McAllister (1964), and John Wark (1957).