John Beattie (footballer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Jack Beattie (footballer))
Jump to: navigation, search
Jack Beattie
Personal information
Full name John Murdoch Beattie
Date of birth (1912-05-28)28 May 1912
Place of birth Newhills, Aberdeen, Scotland
Date of death 15 January 1992(1992-01-15) (aged 79)
Place of death Wolverhampton, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Hall Russell's FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1933 Aberdeen 60 (12)
1933–1934 Wolverhampton Wanderers 44 (13)
1934–1937 Blackburn Rovers 76 (17)
1937–1938 Birmingham 36 (10)
1938 Huddersfield Town 3 (0)
1938–1939 Grimsby Town 59 (13)
Total 278 (65)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Murdoch Beattie (28 May 1912 – 15 January 1992), generally known as Jack Beattie, was a Scottish professional association footballer who played as an inside forward. He played in the Scottish League for Aberdeen, and made more than 200 appearances in the English Football League representing Wolverhampton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham, Huddersfield Town and Grimsby Town before his career was brought to an end by the Second World War. He was born in Newhills, Aberdeen, Scotland, and died in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England at the age of 79.


  • 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History
  • Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League players records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData (Tony Brown). ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.