Jack Hall (footballer, born 1885)

John Edward W. "Jack" Hall[2] (born 6 May 1885) was an English football player, who later became a manager in the Netherlands.

Jack Hall
Personal information
Date of birth (1885-05-06)6 May 1885
Place of birth Tyne Dock, South Shields, England
Playing position Outside right
Youth career
Harton Star
Kingston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1905–1908 Barnsley 74 (14)
1908–1909 Brighton & Hove Albion[1] 20 (3)
South Shields
1910–1911 Preston North End 18 (3)
1914−1915 Doncaster Rovers (5)
South Shields
Teams managed
1926–1929 Feyenoord
1929–1935 PSV
1935–1936 Willem II
1937 VUC
1939–1940 Feyenoord
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing career

Born in Tyne Dock, South Shields, he started his playing career with local sides Harton Star and Kingston Villa, before joining Barnsley in 1905. After three seasons with Barnsley, he moved to the Southern League with Brighton & Hove Albion. After spells with Rochdale and his home town club, South Shields, he returned to the Football League with Preston North End in 1910. He then played for Doncaster Rovers[3] and Pontypridd, before returning to South Shields.[4]

Coaching career

He coached Dutch club side PSV between 1929 and 1935.[5] He also coached Feyenoord between 1926 and 1929, and again between 1939 and 1940, as well as VUC in 1937.


  1. Carder, Tim; Harris, Roger (1997). Albion A–Z: A Who's Who of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Hove: Goldstone Books. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-9521337-1-1.
  2. "FreeBMD entry info". Free BMD. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. Bluff, Tony (2011). Donny:Doncaster Rovers F.C. The Complete History (1879−2010). Yore Publications. ISBN 978 0 9569848 3 8.
  4. Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 111. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.
  5. "Trainers". PSV Eindhoven official website. Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2010.
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