Jack Challinor

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Jack Challinor
Personal information
Full name John Challinor[1]
Date of birth 5 August 1916[1]
Place of birth Middlewich, England[1]
Date of death 1981 (aged 65)[1]
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Witton Albion
1937–1939 Stoke City 43 (0)
Teams managed
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John "Jack" Challinor (5 August 1916 – 1981) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke City.[1]


Challinor was born in Middlewich and played for Witton Albion before joining Stoke City in 1937.[1] He became a regular in the 1937–38 season due to injury to Charlie Scrimshaw, playing in 34 matches.[1] He managed to make a modest 12 in the following campaign and left for Irish club Linfield.[1] He did well with the Belfast club, and later managed the club for a few years.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City[1] 1937–38 31 0 3 0 34 0
1938–39 12 0 0 0 12 0
Career Total 43 0 3 0 46 0


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.