31 October 2009

Jackie Davis

Name: John Davis
Died: 2007/08
Height: 5.09 ft
Weight: 11.00 st
Position: Left-Back

Representative Honours: Ireland: 11 Amateur Caps (1953-1956); Irish League: 10 Caps (1952-1956).
Club Honours: (with Crusaders) Ulster Cup Winner 1953/54 ...

Club Career:
Teams..... Signed
Crusaders
Glenavon.. c/s-56

Biography:
A product of summer league football in East Belfast, Jack Davis was a "tenacious" left-back, "well-drilled in defensive methods". He had a lengthy period on the books of Crusaders. After 11 amateur caps, several as captain, Davis left Crusaders in the summer of 1956 to turn professional with Glenavon.

More to follow.

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
31-01-1953 England...... A L 1-4
12-09-1953 England...... H W 2-1
10-10-1953 South Africa. H L 2-5
23-01-1954 Wales........ H W 3-2
22-02-1954 Distillery FC N W 5-2
10-04-1954 Scotland..... A D 0-0
18-09-1954 England...... A L 0-5
22-01-1955 Wales........ A W 2-1
12-02-1955 Scotland..... H W 2-1
17-09-1955 England...... H L 1-4
21-01-1956 Wales........ H W 2-1
25-02-1956 Scotland..... A W 3-1

Summary: 11/0. Won 6, Drew 1, Lost 4.

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