John Bollington

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John Bollington
Personal information
Full name John Edward Bollington
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Belper, England
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Southend United
Brighton & Hove Albion
Teams managed
De Zwaluwen
1923–1931 CVV Vriendenschaar
1924 Netherlands
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

John Edward Bollington, also known as Jan Bollington (born 1892) was an English football player and coach.


Born in Belper, Bollington played in the Football League for Walsall, Southend United and Brighton & Hove Albion.[1]

He later became a football manager in the Netherlands; he was in charge of amateur club CVV Vriendenschaar between 1923 and 1931, having previously coached De Zwaluwen.[2] He was also in charge of the Dutch national team for one match in 1924.[3]


  1. ^ Michael Joyce (2002). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. p. 28. 
  2. ^ "1918 - 1928" (in Dutch). CVV Vriendenschaar. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Marcel Vink (2 November 2010). "De mooiste naam van Oranje?" (in Dutch). Ons Oranje. Retrieved 22 June 2013.