|Date of birth||19 January 1926|
|Place of birth||Wednesbury, England|
|Date of death||12 September 2003(aged 77)|
|Place of death||Brighouse, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:17, 8 July 2009 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Jack Burkitt (19 January 1926 - 12 September 2003) was an English-born football midfielder, who made over 500 senior appearances for Nottingham Forest between 1947 and 1962 and who captained them to win the 1959 FA Cup Final.
He started at his local club Darlaston and joined Forest at the start of the 1947-48 season. He went on to make 503 senior appearances for Forest (a club record at the time) and scored 15 goals for them, and during his time at the club Forest won two promotions and defeated Luton Town in the 1959 FA Cup final.
After his playing career finished he remained at the club as one of the coaching staff, before becoming manager of Notts County in 1966. The following year he joined Derby County as trainer under Brian Clough, although he left them due to ill heath in 1969.
|This biographical article related to association football in England, about a midfielder born in the 1920s, is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|