William John (Jack) Edwards (born 6 July 1929, Risca) is a Welsh former professional footballer and football manager. In his playing career he was a full-back.
Edwards played for Lovells Athletic, from whom he joined Crystal Palace in 1949/50.
After making 223 League appearances for Palace he left to join Rochdale in 1959/60, before moving into non-league football with Ashford Town.
Coaching and management career
In February 1963 he became manager of Exeter City, remaining in charge until early 1965.
Edwards was appointed as Torquay United manager in October 1971, remaining in charge until January 1973.