Jackie Arthur

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Jackie Arthur
Personal information
Full name John Arthur
Date of birth (1917-12-14)14 December 1917
Place of birth Edenfield, Ramsbottom, England
Date of death 19 November 1986(1986-11-19) (aged 68)
Place of death Edenfield, Ramsbottom, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936 Blackburn Rovers 0 (0)
1936–1938 Everton 0 (0)
1938–1940 Stockport County 2 (0)
1940–1946 Everton
1946 Wrexham (war guest)
1946–1947 Chester 24 (3)
1947–1953 Rochdale 170 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John "Jackie" Arthur (14 December 1917 – 19 November 1986) was an English footballer.

Playing career[edit]

Arthur began his career at Blackburn Rovers and Everton without making any league appearances, before playing for Stockport County shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War. During the war he returned to Everton[1] and made guest appearances for Wrexham.[1]

After the war Arthur spent almost a year at Chester before concluding his professional career with a long spell at Rochdale. After retiring from playing he remained on the training staff at Spotland.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Gareth M Davies and Peter Jones (1999). The Racecourse Robins. Davies and Jones. p. 354. ISBN 0-9524950-1-5.