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Jack Milburn

Leeds United FC




Full name John Milburn
Born 18 March 1908 in New Hirst, Northumberland [registered in Morpeth, June 1908]. To John Thomas and Elizabeth Ann (née Charlton)

Family Notes

His father was John Thomas (he played in goal for Ashington FC in the 1920's when they were a Football League side). In 1907 he married Elizabeth Ann Charlton. They in turn had seven children, four of them sons. John, George William (Leeds United FC and Chesterfield AFC), James (Leeds United AFC and Bradford City FC) and Stanley (Chesterfield FC, Leicester City FC and Rochdale AFC). In between them, Elizabeth Ellen and Esther were born. Elizabeth 'Cissie' would later marry Robert Charlton in Morpeth in 1934.  They had four sons, Alan, Robert (Manchester United FC), John (Leeds United AFC) and Thomas.
Died August 1979, aged 71 years
Height/Weight 5' 10".



Club Career

Club(s) Was with Leeds United AFC from 1928 and played in 386 league matches, scoring 28 goals. During the war, guested for Norwich City FC. Spent the first season after the war with Bradford City FC, making another fourteen league appearances, and scoring three goals. He was the player-coach to Jack Barker, stepping up to player-manager in January 1947 when Barker resigned.
Club honours not known
Individual honours not known
Distinctions None

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Led Bradford City FC in the Football League Division Three (north) between 1947 and 1948. When David Steele was appointed, Milburn became his assistant.


Jack Milburn - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min Capt. Disc.
2 0 0 0 0 min none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Jack Milburn - Match History
 Clubs: Leeds United A.F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 26
- 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest tour AL reserve
- 193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha AL reserve