Jack Abrahams

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Jack Abrahams
Personal information
Full name Jack Abrahams
Place of birth England
Playing position Wing-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1885–1889 Burnley 13 (1)
Burnley Union Stars
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jack Abrahams was an English footballer who played as a wing-half. He played 13 matches and scored one goal in the Football League for Burnley.

Abrahams joined Burnley in September 1885 and played in many friendly matches during the 1885–86 season, scoring his first goal for the club in the 1–2 defeat to Bolton Wanderers on 19 September. He scored thrice in total over the course of the campaign, adding to his tally with goals against Preston North End and Aston Villa.[1] Abrahams remained an integral part of the Burnley side during the following three seasons and played at right-half in the club's first match in the Football League, a 2–5 loss away at Preston on 8 September 1888.[2] In total, Abrahams made 13 league appearances for Burnley during the 1888–89 season, and scored once, netting the only goal of the game as Notts County were beaten at Turf Moor on 29 December. He left Burnley to join amateur side Burnley Union Stars in 1889.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simpson, Ray (2007). The Clarets Chronicles: The Definitive History of Burnley Football Club 1882–2007. Burnley Football Club. p. 25. ISBN 978-0-9557468-0-2. 
  2. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 35
  3. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 485