Jack Allister (Scottish footballer)

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Jack Allister
Personal information
Full name Jack Allister
Date of birth (1927-06-30)30 June 1927
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death February 11, 1999(1999-02-11) (aged 71)
Place of death Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1952 Chelsea 4 (1)
1952–1958 Aberdeen 117 (20)
Total 121 (21)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jack Allister (30 June 1927 – 11 February 1999) was a former professional footballer who played as a wing-half for Chelsea and Aberdeen.[1]

Allister was born in Edinburgh and played youth football with Tranent before starting his professional career with Chelsea. After a year and only four games for Chelsea, he returned north and signed for Aberdeen in 1952, where he remained until 1958, when he joined Deveronvale, the Banff-based Scottish Highland Football League.[2]





  1. ^ "Jack Allister". Barry Hugman's Footballers Post-War Premier & Football League Players' Records. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Jack Allister". Neil Brown. Retrieved 15 March 2011.