|Full name||Dennis Leonard Jackson|
|Date of birth||8 March 1932|
|Place of birth||Birmingham, England|
|Date of death||21 March 2014(aged 82)|
|Playing position||Full back|
|West Bromwich Albion|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Early life[change | change source]
Jackson was born in Birmingham, England.
Career[change | change source]
In August 1949, at 17 years of age, Jackson was signed-up for the amateur team West Bromwich Albion F.C.. Three years later, he stopped his playing career to join the British Army. In June 1954, he trained with the Aston Villa F.C.. On 1 October of the same year he signed professionally by Hednesford Town F.C. for the next two years.
In 1956, Aston Villa F.C. took their services, eventually winning the FA Cup a year later. He later played for Millwall F.C. for another two seasons. Finally in 1961, he moved to Rugby Town F.C. for the next five seasons, retiring as a player in May 1966 at 34 years of age.
Death[change | change source]
Jackson died at the age of 82.
References[change | change source]
- "Former Aston Villa player Dennis Jackson passes away aged 82". Express & Star. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014.