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)
Walsall
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.

Career[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.