Bob Jack

Died aged c. 67

Robert "Bob" Jack (4 April 1876 – 6 May 1943) was a Scottish football player and manager. Born in Alloa, Jack played in the Football League for Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End and Glossop, and the Southern League for Plymouth Argyle and Southend United. He was an outside forward. Jack is Argyle's most successful and longest-serving manager. During his 29 years in charge, the club won two league championships and established itself in the Second Division of the Football League. Jack also managed Southend for four years. His son, David, scored the first goal at Wembley Stadium.

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football manager of Southend United Football Club 1906-10 and footballer of Southend United Football Club 1906-10

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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