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Full Name: Jack Barber
Normal Position: Inside Forward
Height: 5' 1/2
Weight: 11st 12lbs
Born: 08/01/1901(Salford)
Died: 30/03/1961 (Baguley, Manchester)
Jack BarberAn extremely astute, capable and ambitious personality who knew what he wanted from both football and from work. He came from a very sporting family and was reserve for the England Schoolboys side at 13. After playing wing three-quarter for Salford Rugby League team as a i6-year-old and serving in the Royal Flying Corps, Jack Barber joined Manchester United where his opportunities were strictly limited. He and Jack Sambrook scored 31 of Southport's 59 goals in 1924-25 but the following season he was dogged by injury and had a cartilage operation in October which kept him out almost 5 months. At Halifax he was at odds with the manager. He switched to half-back and made 142 appearances for Rochdale in 4 seasons. After his League career he spent 6 terms at Bacup where he was captain for 5 years and was also Secretary in 1938-39 when working in joinery and building construction for Bacup Council. Later he studied engineering and became a Mill Engineer for the Joshua Hoyle Group. A heavy smoker most of his life, he died of cancer during a second operation to clear a blockage of the lungs at the age of 60.

Player Profile reproduced with Permission from:
The Sandgrounders: The Complete League History of Southport F. C., by Michael Braham and Geoff Wilde (Palatine Books, 1995). ISBN 978-1-874181-14-9

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Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1924/1925 37015
1925/1926 903
Total 46 0 18

Last 10 games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
24/04/1926 LeagueH HALIFAX TOWN 3 - 1
13/03/1926 LeagueH WALSALL 1 - 1
06/03/1926 LeagueA ROTHERHAM UNITED 2 - 5
27/02/1926 LeagueH GRIMSBY TOWN 0 - 1
20/02/1926 LeagueH NEW BRIGHTON 3 - 2
13/02/1926 LeagueA WIGAN BOROUGH 1 - 3
06/02/1926 LeagueH ASHINGTON 1 - 1
30/01/1926 LeagueA BARROW 3 - 0
05/09/1925 LeagueH COVENTRY CITY 1 - 2
02/05/1925 LeagueA ASHINGTON 0 - 2

Last 10 games where player started

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
24/04/1926 LeagueH HALIFAX TOWN 3 - 1
13/03/1926 LeagueH WALSALL 1 - 1
06/03/1926 LeagueA ROTHERHAM UNITED 2 - 5
27/02/1926 LeagueH GRIMSBY TOWN 0 - 1
20/02/1926 LeagueH NEW BRIGHTON 3 - 2
13/02/1926 LeagueA WIGAN BOROUGH 1 - 3
06/02/1926 LeagueH ASHINGTON 1 - 1
30/01/1926 LeagueA BARROW 3 - 0
05/09/1925 LeagueH COVENTRY CITY 1 - 2
02/05/1925 LeagueA ASHINGTON 0 - 2

Last 10 Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
20/02/1926LeagueH NEW BRIGHTON 3 - 2
06/02/1926LeagueH ASHINGTON 1 - 1
30/01/1926LeagueA BARROW 3 - 0
10/04/1925LeagueA DONCASTER ROVERS 1 - 0
07/03/1925LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 3 - 1
24/01/1925LeagueH TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 0
03/01/1925LeagueH BARROW 5 - 0
26/12/1924LeagueA WREXHAM 3 - 2
22/11/1924LeagueH GRIMSBY TOWN 3 - 1
08/11/1924LeagueH HALIFAX TOWN 3 - 1
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