Wilson Jones (footballer)

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Wilson Jones
Personal information
Full name Charles Wilson Jones
Date of birth (1914-04-29)29 April 1914
Place of birth Wrexham, Wales
Date of death 9 January 1986(1986-01-09) (aged 71)
Place of death Birmingham, England
Playing position Centre-forward
Youth career
1930–1932 Brymbo Green
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1934 Wrexham 6 (3)
1934–1947 Birmingham 135 (63)
1947–1948 Nottingham Forest 7 (5)
1948–1949 Kidderminster Harriers
National team
1935–1939 Wales 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles Wilson Jones (29 April 1914 – 9 January 1986) was a Welsh professional footballer who played as an centre-forward for Wrexham, Birmingham and Nottingham Forest in the Football League, and for Wales at international level.

He was Birmingham's top scorer on three occasions in the First Division in the 1930s. He won two caps for Wales, the first on 27 March 1935 against Northern Ireland at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham, when he scored the first goal in a 3–1 win,[1] and the second on 20 May 1939, a 1–1 draw against France in Paris.

References[edit]

Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-010-2. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "1930 - 1939". Welsh Football Online. Retrieved 11 August 2007.