John Poole (footballer, born 1892)
|Full name||John Smith Poole|
|Date of birth||1892|
|Place of birth||Codnor, England|
|Date of death||23 March 1967(aged 74)|
|Place of death||Whitwell, England|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Playing position||Centre half|
|Sutton United (Notts)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:12, 7 December 2011 (UTC)|
John Smith "Jack" Poole (1892–1967) was an English footballer who played for Sunderland and Bradford City, who later became a trainer of the latter. He was born in Codnor. After retiring from playing he had a lengthy spell as manager of Mansfield Town.
Poole played for Sutton United (Notts) and Sutton Junction before signing for Nottingham Forest, but he failed to break into their first team. With the outbreak of World War I he began appearing as a guest player for Sheffield United. After the war he signed for Sunderland where he made his Football League début before finishing his playing career at Bradford City.
After retiring from playing he became coach at Bradford before becoming manager of Mansfield Town.
- "Player details: John Poole". The Statcat. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
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