Jack Saunders (footballer)

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Jack Saunders
Personal information
Full name John Francis Saunders
Date of birth (1924-08-24)24 August 1924
Place of birth Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
Date of death June 2013 (aged 88)
Place of death Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
Playing position Centre half
Youth career
British Army
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1948 Darlington 67 (0)
1949–1954 Chelsea 52 (0)
1954–1956 Crystal Palace 60 (0)
1957–1959 Chester 67 (3)
Hyde United
Total 246 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Francis "Jack" Saunders (24 August 1924 – June 2013)[1] was an English footballer who played as a centre half in the Football League for Darlington, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Chester.[2] He also played non-league football for Hyde United.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Purkiss, Mike; Sands, Nigel. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. The Breedon Books Publishing Company. p. 338. ISBN 0907969542. 
  2. ^ a b Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Jack Saunders". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Jack Saunders". Barry Hugman's Footballers Post-War Premier & Football League Players' Records. Retrieved 23 January 2016.