Tom Jack
Personal information
Date of birth 1925/1926[1]
Date of death May 1971[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Third Lanark
1946–1948 Dunfermline Athletic 37 (0)
1948–1951 Brighton
1952 Box Hill
1953–? Melbourne Hakoah
National team
1950–1955 Australia 11 (0)
Teams managed
1951 Brighton
1952 Box Hill
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tom Jack was a soccer player who captained the Australian national team during the 1950s.

Playing career

Jack began his professional career in Scotland, playing for Dunfermline Athletic and Third Lanark before emigrating to Australia in 1948.[1][3]

On arriving in Australia, Jack played for Brighton in the Victoria State League.[4][5]

He made his debut for Australia against Southern Rhodesia in Salisbury in 1950. He played 11 times for the national team between 1950 and 1955, including two matches as captain.[6][7]

Coaching career

Jack was a player coach at Brighton and Box Hill.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b "Scottish star in Australian team". The Sydney Morning Herald. 13 September 1949. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  2. ^ "JACK WAS CUP CAPT". The Australian Jewish News. Vol. XXXVII, no. 35. Victoria, Australia. 28 May 1971. p. 31. Retrieved 12 May 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Dunfermline Athletic: 1946/47 - 2012/13". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Jack, Tom". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame - Tom Jack". Football Victoria. 20 November 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  6. ^ "The Australian National Men's Football Team: Caps And Captains" (PDF). Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Australia's easy Soccer win". The Daily Telegraph. Vol. XV, no. 73. New South Wales, Australia. 15 June 1950. p. 39. Retrieved 12 May 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  8. ^ "Tom Jack". Football Australia. Archived from the original on 14 March 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021 – via National Library of Australia.