Jack Bell

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Jack Bell
Personal information
Full name John Bell
Date of birth 6 October 1869
Place of birth Dumbarton, Scotland
Playing position(s) Outside left
Inside forward
Youth career
Dumbarton Union
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1888–1893 Dumbarton[1][2] 52 (46)
1892–1893 Everton 130 (41)
1898–1899 Tottenham Hotspur
1898–1900 Celtic 35 (19)
1900–1901 New Brighton Tower 22 (9)
1901–1902 Everton 46 (19)
1903–1908 Preston NE 108 (29)
Total 392 (145)
National team
1890–1900 Scotland[3] 10 (5)
1892–1899 Scottish League XI 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John "Jack" Bell (born 6 October 1869 in Dumbarton) was an early Scottish football player and manager.

Career[edit]

A winger or inside-forward, Bell played with Dumbarton Union, Dumbarton, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, Celtic, New Brighton Tower and Preston North End.[4]

During his time with Everton he helped organise the Association Footballers' Union and later served as its president.

In 1909, Bell was appointed manager/coach of former club Preston.

Honours[edit]

Dumbarton[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers.
  2. ^ "Jack Bell - Player Statistics (The Sons Archive - Dumbarton Football Club History)". www.sonsarchive.com. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. ^ Lamming, Douglas (1987). A Scottish Soccer Internationalists Who's Who, 1872–1986. Hutton Press. ISBN 0-907033-47-4.
  4. ^ Emms, Steve; Wells, Richard (2007). Scottish League Players' Records Division One 1890/91 to 1938/39. Beeston, Nottingham: Tony Brown. ISBN 978-1-899468-66-9.
  5. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.

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