|Full name||John Barclay Picken|
|Date of birth||1880|
|Place of birth||Hurlford, Scotland|
|Date of death||31 July 1952 (aged 71 or 72)|
|Place of death||Plymouth, England|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
John Barclay "Jack" Picken (1880 – 31 July 1952) was a Scottish footballer who played as an inside forward for several Football League clubs, including Bolton Wanderers, Manchester United, Burnley and Bristol City, as well as Plymouth Argyle in the Southern Football League. He scored a total of 128 league goals in more than 350 career appearances.
Born in Hurlford, Picken started his career with Bolton Wanderers before moving to Plymouth Argyle in 1903. He spent a hugely successful two years with the club, scoring 46 goals in all competitions from just 90 appearances, including two hat-tricks in three games in October 1904 against New Brompton and Tottenham Hotspur. His form in front of goal didn't go unnoticed, and he joined Manchester United prior to the 1905–06 season. He led United to two league titles and an FA Cup victory during his time with the club, scoring 46 goals in all competitions. He saw out his career with two year spells with Burnley and Bristol City.
Picken returned to Plymouth after retiring from football. He died on 31 July 1952.
- Plymouth Argyle
- Manchester United
- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888-1939.
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