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Jacklin: Harold

1920-1922 (Player Details)


Born: Chesterfield: 06-02-1897

Debut: v Boothtown (h): 11-09-1920

5’11” 11st 4lb (1925)

A product of Sheffield Junior football, he joined Blackpool in 1919 and won a Central League Winners’ medal with them before joining Leeds in August 1920, after only one first team game for the sea-siders, on 11th October 1919 in a 2-4 defeat at Birmingham in a Second Division match. Jacklin, with Leonard Baker, was recruited for United’s first season in the League, by Leeds' Assistant Manager, Bill Norman, who had been his Manager at Blackpool.His only senior appearances, apart from FA Preliminary Round outings, came in 1921-22 when he played three consecutive games, at home to Notts County and home and away to Crystal Palace, in December 1921. He was Billy Down’s understudy until moving to Doncaster Rovers in the summer of 1922, where he was in direct opposition to future Leeds keeper David Russell, and played in the Midland League for a season before Rovers were re-elected to Division Three North. After Rovers’ return to League football he played sixty-three times for them in the Third Division. He remained at Doncaster until the summer of 1926. He died in 1966.

League 30
F.A. Cup 20