Jack Harris (footballer, born 1891)

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Joshua "Jack" Harris
Personal information
Full name Joshua Harris
Date of birth 5 November 1891
Place of birth Tolcross, Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 1966 (aged 74 or 75)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1910–1912 Burnley 57 (5)
1912–1922 Bristol City 205 (26)
1922–1925 Leeds United 87 (10)
1925–1927 Fulham 42 (2)
Total 391 (43)
Teams managed
1934–1935 Lens
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joshua "Jack" Harris (5 November 1891 – 1966) was a Scottish professional football player and manager. He made over 390 Football League appearances in the years before and after the First World War.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Glasgow, Harris played as a winger in the Football League for Burnley, Bristol City,[1][2][3] Leeds United and Fulham.[1]

Harris later became a football manager, coaching French team RC Lens between 1934 and 1935.

Joshuas brother Neil Harris was also a professional footballer[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 – 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Woods, David; Leigh Edwards (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5. 
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X. 
  4. ^ "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 20 June 2009. Retrieved 17 June 2010.