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    Default 10 September 1959

    Death of David Jack, one of the most elegant of all inside forwards, at the age of 60. Son of Bob Jack, manager of Plymouth Argyle, he joined their juniors in 1913 and was a regular in their Southern League team in 1919-20. Moved to Bolton Wanderers in December 1920 after 14 games in the inaugural season of the Third Division. Scored the first goal at Wembley - in the 1923 Cup Final and won another Cup medal with Bolton in 1926. In October 1928 Arsenal paid the first 10,000 fee for him and when he retired in 1934 he had gained 3 Championship, and 2 Cup medals, one winners', with the London club. He played in 490 League matches and scored 257 goals and appeared in 9 internationals for England between 1924 and 1933. Became manager of Southend United in May 1934 and Middlesbrough in 1945, a post he retained for seven years.

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    Default 10 September 1931

    Jimmy Brain, Arsenal centre forward, transferred to Tottenham Hotspur. Began with Arsenal in 1925 and scored 123 League goals in 204 games besides playing in the 1927 Cup Final which their opponents Cardiff City won 1-0. In four seasons with Spurs he played in 45 matches and scored 12 goals.

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    Default 10 September 1910

    Tommy 'Boy' Browell. made his League debut at the age of 17 for Hull City at Bolton. A high scoring centre, and later inside forward, he moved to Everton in December 1911, joined Manchester City in 1913 and remained with them until the summer of 1926 appearing for them in the Cup Final of that year. Then signed for Blackpool and retired in 1930 having played in 386 League games and scored 207 goals. Played for the Football League v Irish League in 1920, his only representative game.

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    Default 10 September 1947

    Wilson Jones, Birmingham City centre forward, transferred to Nottingham Forest. Began senior career with Wrexham in 1932 and joined Birmingham in September 1934 with whom he gained a Welsh cap against Ireland in 1935. Left League soccer in 1948 after 148 games in which he scored 70 times.

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