Stewart Jump

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Stewart Jump
Personal information
Full name Stewart Jump[1]
Date of birth (1952-01-27) 27 January 1952 (age 65)[1]
Place of birth Crumpsall, Manchester, England[1]
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1965–1970 Stoke City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1973 Stoke City 44 (1)
1973–1978 Crystal Palace 81 (2)
1977 Fulham (loan) 3 (0)
1975–1977 Tampa Bay Rowdies 60 (1)
1978–1980 Houston Hurricane 74 (2)
1978–1980 Houston Summit (indoor) 45 (28)
1980–1981 Minnesota Kicks 44 (1)
1981–1982 New Jersey Rockets (indoor) 32 (5)
1982–1983 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 43 (1)
1983–1984 Tacoma Stars (indoor) 17 (0)
Total 443 (41)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stewart Jump (born 27 January 1952) is a former English footballer in the Football League for Crystal Palace, Fulham and Stoke City.[1] He also had a successful career playing in the United States, and was chosen as the MVP of the 1975 Soccer Bowl.[2]

Career[edit]

Jump was born in Manchester and joined Stoke City as an apprentice in 1965.[1] He progressed through the youth ranks at the Victoria Ground and signed a professional contract in 1970.[1] He made his debut against Coventry City in February 1971 and played in 12 First Division matches in 1970–71 scoring once against Blackpool.[1] Jump played 33 games in 1971–72 and made 11 appearances in 1972–73. After playing just five matches in 1973–74 he was sold to Crystal Palace for £75,000.[1]

Jump spent four seasons at Selhurst Park making 91 appearances scoring twice and he also played three matches for Fulham F.C. in 1977. He then decided to move to the United States to play for the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the North American Soccer League for the 1975, 1976 and 1977 summer seasons. In 1978, the Houston Hurricane of the NASL purchased Jump's contract from Crystal Palace. He played two seasons for the Hurricane. He then played for several Major Indoor Soccer League teams as well as the Minnesota Kicks.

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Stewart Jump profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 1970–71 First Division 12 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 14 2
1971–72 First Division 19 0 2 0 5 0 7 0 33 0
1972–73 First Division 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 0
1973–74 First Division 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
Total 44 1 2 0 7 0 10 1 63 2
Crystal Palace 1973–74 Second Division 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 1
1974–75 Third Division 21 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 24 1
1975–76 Third Division 25 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
1976–77 Third Division 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
1977–78 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 81 2 7 0 3 0 0 0 91 2
Fulham (loan) 1976–77 Second Division 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Tampa Bay Rowdies 1975 NASL 21 0 21 0
1976 NASL 17 1 17 1
1977 NASL 22 0 22 0
Total 60 1 30 1
Houston Hurricane 1978 NASL 28 1 28 1
1979 NASL 26 0 26 0
1980 NASL 20 1 20 1
Total 74 2 74 2
Minnesota Kicks 1980 NASL 12 0 12 0
1981 NASL 32 1 32 1
Total 44 1 44 1
Career Total 306 7 9 0 10 0 10 1 305 8
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Anglo-Italian Cup and Texaco Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ "Stewart Jump". St. Petersburg Times. 23 April 1976. p. 9C. Retrieved 7 April 2009. 

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