Jack Bannister (footballer)

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Jack Bannister
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-01-26) 26 January 1942 (age 75)
Place of birth Chesterfield, England
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1963 West Bromwich Albion 9 (0)
1964–1965 Scunthorpe United 9 (0)
1965–1969 Crystal Palace 120 (7)
1969–1971 Luton Town 83 (0)
1971–1974 Cambridge United 32 (0)
1974–1975 Dunstable Town ? (?)
Total 253 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jack Bannister (born 26 January 1942 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England), is an English former footballer who played as a wing half in the Football League. He made a total of 253 appearances for West Bromwich Albion, Scunthorpe United, Crystal Palace, Luton Town and Cambridge United before moving into non-league football with Dunstable Town.

Playing career[edit]

Bannister began his youth career at West Bromwich Albion and went on to a senior career at the club, but after only nine league appearances over four seasons, signed for Scunthorpe United in 1964. However, after only a further nine appearances he signed for Crystal Palace on 1 July 1965.[1] In 1965-66 Bannister made 22 appearances, but in the two subsequent seasons missed only one game.[2] In 1969 Palace were promoted to the top tier for the first time, but Bannister played only 15 times, in the early part of the promotion season,[3] and in October 1968[1] was transferred to Luton Town. He made 83 appearances over two seasons for Luton, before finishing his league career at Cambridge United (32 appearances). He then moved into non-league football with Dunstable Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. p. 315. ISBN 0907969542. 
  2. ^ Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. pp. 225–9. ISBN 0907969542. 
  3. ^ Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. p. 231. ISBN 0907969542. 

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