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Jack Fort

Millwall Athletic FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
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disciplined: none
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Full name John Fort
Born 15 April 1888 in Plank Lane, Abram, Lancashire [registered in Wigan, June 1888].
Baptised 6 May 1888 at St John the Evangelist Church, Abram, Lancashire.
Child of Abraham (occupation Collier) and Elizabeth, living at Plank Lane, Abram. Baptised by H. Linton (Vicar).

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, John is the third of four children to Abraham and Elizabeth. Along with two lodgers, they live at 26 Talbot Road in Abram. His father is a coal miner.

According to the 1901 census, John has three more siblings, and six of the children still live with their parents at 26 Talbot Road. His father is still a miner.

According to the 1911 census, John is the eldest of the children still living with his parents. Another brother has since been born, and along with another two of his siblings, they all live at 128 Plank Lane in Abram. John is a trammer in the coal mine. The census reveals that John is in fact one of eleven, and five have his siblings had died up until this point.

Died 23 November 1965, aged 77 years x days [registered in Lewisham, London, December 1965]
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990],  FindMyPast.com & Ian-opc.co.uk

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 414th players (415) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
Only match No. 126, 21 May 1921, Belgium 0 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.


Jack Fort - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.


Jack Fort - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1


Jack Fort - Match History
 Club: Millwall Athletic F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 33
1 126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Fr AW Start rb