Jack Lyons (soccer)

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Jack Lyons
Personal information
Full name John P. Lyons
Date of birth May 19, 1901
Place of birth Govan, Scotland
Playing position Fullback
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926-1927 Providence F.C. 8 (0)
Fore River Shamrocks
1931 Boston Bears 1 (0)
National team
1928 United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John P. "Jack" Lyons was a Scottish-American soccer fullback who played part of two season in the American Soccer League and earned two caps with the United States men's national soccer team in 1928.

Professional[edit]

Lyon played eight games with Providence F.C. in the 1926-1927 American Soccer League season. He then played for the Fore River Shamrocks. He re-entered the ASL in the spring of 1931 when he played one game with the Boston Bears.[1]

National team[edit]

Lyon earned two caps with the U.S. national team. The first came at the 1928 Summer Olympics when the U.S. lost to Argentina 11-2. Following this loss, the U.S. tied Poland, 3-3, on June 10, 1928.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jose, Colin (1998). American Soccer League, 1921-1931 (Hardback). The Scarecrow Press. (ISBN 0-8108-3429-4). 
  2. ^ U.S. international games at RSSSF

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