Ernest Jackson

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Ernest Jackson
Personal information
Date of birth (1914-06-11)11 June 1914
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Date of death 1996 (aged 81–82)
Playing position Right half
Youth career
Atlas & Norfolk Works
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930 Sheffield Wednesday 0 (0)
1930 Grimsby Town (trial) 0 (0)
1932–1948 Sheffield United 229 (8)
Total 229 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ernest Jackson (11 June 1914 – 1996) was an English footballer. He played as a right half.

Jackson joined Sheffield United from local amateur side Atlas & Norfolk Works in 1932. He started in the third team, but within two years, he made his debut in a First Division match against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Bramall Lane on 11 February 1933.

He did not win a regular place in the side until 1936, and, but for World War II, would have enjoyed twelve full season for the side. He resumed his playing career with Sheffield United after the war in 1946, and retired a few years later. In total he made 229 appearances for Sheffield United with 8 goals.