Jack Mansell

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Jack Mansell
Jack Mansell (1961).jpg
Jack Mansell in 1961
Personal information
Full name John Mansell
Date of birth (1927-08-22)22 August 1927
Place of birth Salford, England
Date of death 19 March 2016(2016-03-19) (aged 88)
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
1969–1971 Reading
1974–1975 Galatasaray
1979 Bahrain
1980–1981 Israel
1982–1983 Maccabi Haifa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Mansell (22 August 1927 – 19 March 2016) was a 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] Boston Beacons[4] and the Israel national football team.[2] In 1982, Mansell was chosen to train Maccabi Haifa, after a year at the Israeli national team. Mansell died on 19 March 2016.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Jack Mansell". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  2. ^ a b Toast Season 2 Number 3, www.portsmouth.vitalfootball.co.uk
  3. ^ "Delpher - Boeken Kranten Tijdschriften". kranten.kb.nl. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 July 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Jack Mansell 1927 – 2016". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2016.

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