Jack Lewis (footballer, born 1948)

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Jack Lewis
Personal information
Full name Frederick John Lewis[1]
Date of birth (1948-03-22) 22 March 1948 (age 71)[1]
Place of birth Long Eaton,[1] Derbyshire, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[2]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Long Eaton United
1967–1970 Lincoln City 62 (9)
1970–1977 Grimsby Town 258 (74)
1977–1978 Blackburn Rovers 28 (6)
1978–1980 Doncaster Rovers 64 (10)
1980–1981 Scarborough 13 (5)
National team
1976 Wales U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Frederick John "Jack" Lewis (born 22 March 1948) is a former footballer who scored 99 goals from 412 appearances in the Football League playing for Lincoln City, Grimsby Town, Blackburn Rovers and Doncaster Rovers. He also played non-league football for Long Eaton United and Scarborough.[3][4]

Lewis was selected in the Wales squad for their UEFA Euro 1976 qualifying match against Austria in November 1975, but did not play.[5][6] He appeared as an over-age player for the Wales under-23 team in a 3–2 defeat to Scotland under-23s in February 1976.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jack Lewis". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Jack Lewis". doncasterrovers.co.uk. Forward Productions. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Jack Lewis". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
  4. ^ Harman, John, ed. (2005). Alliance to Conference 1979–2004: The first 25 years. Tony Williams Publications. pp. 571, 576. ISBN 978-1-869833-52-7.
  5. ^ "Welsh name 3 new caps for key game". The Guardian. 19 November 1975. p. 23. Smith has resisted the temptation of giving a first cap to Grimsby's Jack Lewis, who is named among the five substitutes. Lewis was in line to replace John Toshack, ruled out of the tie by a UEFA suspension after collecting two bookings in the tournament. Instead, Smith has included four midfield men...
  6. ^ "UEFA Euro 1976 Wales–Austria". UEFA. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Paul (5 February 1976). "Devalued occasion—even for Scots". The Guardian. p. 16.