Jack Mansell

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Jack Mansell
Jack Mansell (1961).jpg
Jack Mansell in 1961
Personal information
Full name Jack Mansell
Date of birth (1927-08-22) 22 August 1927 (age 88)
Place of birth Salford, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1952 Brighton & Hove Albion[1] 116 (9)
1952–1953 Cardiff City[1] 24 (0)
1953–1958 Portsmouth[1] 134 (7)
National team
England B[2] 2 (0)
Teams managed
1961–1962 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam
1964–1965 Stormvogels Telstar
1965–1967 Rotherham United
1968 Boston Beacons
1969–1972 Reading
1974–1975 Galatasaray S.K.
1979 Bahrain
1980–1981 Israel
1982–1983 Maccabi Haifa

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Jack Mansell (born 22 August 1927 in Salford, England) is a former professional footballer who made 274 appearances in the Football League as a fullback for Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City and Portsmouth. After retiring as a player he joined the coaching staff at Sheffield Wednesday.[1] He coached many clubs with his longest spell being at Reading and had experience overseas with the likes of Blauw-Wit Amsterdam,[3][4] Boston Beacons[5] and the Israel national football team.[2] In 1982, Mansell was chosen to train Maccabi Haifa, after a year at the Israeli national team.


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