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John Thomas Cox (Jack Cox or John Cox) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com


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About John Cox:

Born: December 21, 1877: Liverpool (Lancashire), England.
** In the 1939 Lancashire Register his birth date is given at November 21, 1877.
Passed away: November 11, 1955: Walton-on-Thames (Surrey), England.

Position: Outside left, also played outside right.

Height: 175 cm. (5ft. 9in.);
Weight: 79 kilos (12st. 6lb.).

Career:
South Shore Standard FC.
Blackpool, 1897.
* 1897-98: 17-12 (Football League 2); 1-0 (FA Cup).
** Transferred to Liverpool for £150.
Liverpool: Signed: February 23, 1898.
* News of Cox’s transfer was presented in media on December 24, 1897.
* registered with the Football League: February 24, 1898.
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches: March 3, 1898.
* 1897-98: 2-1 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1898-99: 27-4 (Football League 1); 6-2 (FA Cup);
* 1899-00: 25-4 (Football League 1); 4-1 (FA Cup);
* 1900-01: 32-10 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1901-02: 31-4 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1902-03: 29-9 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1903-04: 33-10 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1904-05: 32-10 (Football League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1905-06: 28-8 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Charity Shield);
* 1906-07: 25-8 (Football League 1); 4-1 (FA Cup);
* 1907-08: 35-2 (Football League 1); 4-3 (FA Cup);
* 1908-09: 28-2 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup).
Blackpool: Signed: June, 1909.
* 1909-10: 25-3 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 28-3 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1911-12: 13-0 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup).

Merits:
England A 3-0: (v. Ireland: March 9, 1901; v. Scotland: April 5, 1902; v. Scotland: May 3, 1902; v. Scotland: April 4, 1903).
English League XI ?-?: (v. Scottish League: March 8, 1902)
Football League First Division Winner: 1900-01 (Liverpool), 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Football League Second Division Winner: 1904-05 (Liverpool).
Sheriff of London Charity Cup Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Liverpool Cup Winner: 1904-05 (Liverpool).

Image(s):
Jack Cox

Jack Cox 1902

1905 Sketch Jack Cox 21 October Echo

Cox and Crook 1905

Census’ information:
* According to the 1881 census, John is the second of three children to Irish parents William and Sarah and they live 43 Robson Street in Everton, West Derby. His father is a bootmaker.
* According to the 1891 census, John and his younger brother William, are living with their widowed mother, Sarah, at 54 Albert Street in Layton with Warbeck, Blackpool. They have three lodgers. His mother is a washerwoman.
* According to the 1901 census, and now a footballer, John and William, are still living with their widowed mother at 14 Duke Street in Blackpool.
* According to the 1911 census, John Thomas is a professional footballer married to Elizabeth Ann with one daughter, Marjorie Barrett, living at 2 Oxford Road in Blackpool.
* According to the 1939 register, John and Elizabeth A. remain married, living at 37 Park Road Drive in Blackburn. He is a retired Turf Commissioner Agent.
(The above information is collected from http://www.englandfootballonline.com)

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