Jack Nicholas

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Jack Nicholas
Personal information
Date of birth (1910-11-26)26 November 1910
Place of birth Derby, England
Date of death 1977 (aged 66–67)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
1926–1928 Derby County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1947 Derby County 347 (14)
Total 347 (14)
Teams managed
1942–1944 Derby County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jack Nicholas (26 November 1910 – 1977) was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half.


Born in Derby, Nicholas spent his entire professional career with Derby County, making 347 appearances for them in the Football League between 1928 and 1947.[1] He captained them in the 1946 FA Cup Final.[2]

Nicholas also spent time as Caretaker Manager and Chief Scout at Derby.[2]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile". therams.co.uk.