Jack Fairbrother

Date of birth16 August 1917
Place of birthBurton
NationalityEnglish
PositionGoalkeeper

With Newcastle United, FA Cup winner 1951. Having replaced Eric Garbutt and Tom Swinburne, Jack was Newcastle's regular goalie for four years until a broken collar bone allowed Ronnie Simpson to take over between the Gallowgate posts.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Preston North End 01 Mar 1937 01 Jul 1947

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1941-42 Football League Inter League 1
1947-48 Newcastle United FA Cup 1 1
1947-48 Newcastle United League Division Two 25 20 1
1948-49 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1948-49 Newcastle United League Division One 41 22 15
1949-50 Newcastle United FA Cup 2 1 1
1949-50 Newcastle United League Division One 22 12 6
1950-51 Newcastle United FA Cup 8 6
1950-51 Newcastle United League Division One 42 20 18
1951-52 Newcastle United League Division One 2 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Oct 1941 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v SCOTTISH LEAGUE W 3-2 INTER LEAGUE


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.