Jack Bailey (footballer born 1921)

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Jack Bailey
Personal information
Full name Ernest John Bailey
Date of birth (1921-06-17)17 June 1921
Place of birth Bristol, England
Date of death 31 December 1986(1986-12-31) (aged 65)
Place of death Bristol, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
19??-19?? BAC, Bristol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1944–1958 Bristol City 348 (0)
1958–19?? Trowbridge Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ernest John "Jack" Bailey (born 17 June 1921 and died 31 December 1986 in Bristol) was an English footballer who played as a left back. He made over 340 Football League appearances in the years after the Second World War. [1]


Jack Bailey played locally for BAC, Bristol Aeroplane Company, in Bristol. [2] Bob Hewison signed Bailey in December 1944 from BAC for Bristol City. [2] [3]


with Bristol City


  1. ^ Hugman, Barry (1998). PFA Football League Players' Records 1946 – 1998. Queen Anne Press. ISBN 1-85291-585-4. 
  2. ^ a b Woods, David; Leigh Edwards (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5. 
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X.