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Joe Peacock

Middlesbrough FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 12: A 6
67% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  John Peacock
Birth 15 March 1897 at 108 Ince Green Lane, Higher Ince, Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire [registered in Wigan, June 1897].
Baptism 9 May 1897 at St Thomas Church in Werneth, by W.H. Ashton
Despite this christening being held in the suburbs of Oldham, where his parents married, this is the correct John Peacock.

According to the 1901 census, John is the oldest of two children, the other being Annie, to Eri and Ann Ellen (née Harrison). His father is an engine stoker on the Railways. They live at 99 Ince Green Lane in Ince-in-Makerfield.


According to the 1911 census, John is a driller in the Iron Works. He now has two more younger brothers, Frederick and Stanley, and with their parents, they now live at 76 Ince Green Lane.


According to the 1921 census, John is now a professional footballer (for Everton FC) and is now the youngest of the four children living at home with their widowed mother at 15 Keble Street in Ince-in-Makerfield.

  According to the 1939 register, John is a milly machinist in the motor trade. He is at home with his parents Eli and Ann, as well as his younger brother Stanley, at 6 Shed Street in Ince-in-Makerfield.
Death 4 March 1979 in Wigan, aged 81 years 360 days [registered in March 1979].


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

Playing Career

Club(s) Began his career with Wigan Recreation FC, and also turned out for Atherton FC. Signed with Everton FC in June 1919. After 151 league appearances and twelve goals, Signed for Middlesbrough FC on 16 May 1927, making eighty league appearances, scoring twice. Signed with Sheffield Wednesday on 16 May 1930. Clapton Orient FC on 26 June 1931 until he was released on 7 March 1933.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1928-29; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1930;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1929].


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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 540th players (540) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 165, 9 May 1929, France 1 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 32 years 55 days.
Last match No. 167, 15 May 1929, Spain 4 England 3, an end-of-season tour match at Estádio Metropolitano, Madrid, aged 32 years 61 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After being allowed to leave Clapton Orient FC on 7 March 1933, he was appointed as a coach in Sweden a week later, where he spent 3½ years. He returned to become the assistant trainer for Port Vale FC on 4 August 1936. Appointed Wrexham AFC trainer on 10 July 1939. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.193.


Joe Peacock - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
3 3 0 270 0 0 min 0 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.


Joe Peacock - 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 3 2 0 1 12 6 +6 0 0 4.00 2.00 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 12 6 +6 0 0 4.00 2.00 66.7 +1

Joe Peacock - Match History

 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

F.A. International Selection Committee - three full appearances (270 min)x

Age 32
1 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW Start lh
2 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden Stadion, Bruxelles AW Start lh
3 167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3, Estádio Metropolitano, Madrid AL Start lh