David Jack
(1899-1958)

footballer (1928-1934)

Died aged c. 59

David Bone Nightingale Jack (3 April 1898 – 10 September 1958) was an English footballer who played as an inside forward. He scored 267 goals from 521 appearances in the Football League playing for Plymouth Argyle, Bolton Wanderers and Arsenal. He was the first footballer to be transferred for a fee in excess of £10,000, was the first to score at Wembley – in the 1923 FA Cup Final – and was capped nine times for England. After retiring as a player, he managed Southend United, Middlesbrough and Shelbourne.

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footballer of Plymouth Argyle Football Club 1919-20, footballer of Bolton Wanderers Football Club 1920-28 and football manager of Southend United Football Club 1934-40

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Independent Supporters Club celebrating the childhood home of David Jack, the son of Bob Jack, Southend United's first manager. As well as having an illustrious footballing career, David Jack became manager of Blues in 1934.

Hamlet Court Road, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom where they lived