Tommy Jackson Profile

Tommy Jackson

Tho­mas Jack­son, born Bel­fast, North­ern Ire­land, Nov­ember 3,1946. Af­ter start­ing his ca­reer at Glentor­an, Tom­my Jack­son joi­ned Ever­ton in Feb­ruary 1968. Whi­le at Good­ison Park, he made 32 Fir­st Di­vi­sion ap­pear­ances for The Tof­fee­men and won the Lea­gue Cham­pi­on­ship wi­th the club in 1969-70 be­fore he teamed up wi­th Not­ting­ham For­est in Oct­ober 1970.

Tom­my Jack­son ev­entually fell out of fa­vour wi­th Not­ting­ham For­est man­ager Bri­an Clough, and would move to new­ly pro­moted Man­chester Uni­ted on a free trans­fer at the end of the 1974-75 cam­paign. Af­ter ma­king his Uni­ted de­but in a com­fort­able 2-0 Fir­st Di­vi­sion tri­umph ag­ainst Wolver­hampton Wan­derers at Mo­lineux on the 16th of Au­gust 1975, the mid­field com­batant pro­ceeded to play 23 fir­st te­am mat­ches for the Old Traf­ford club be­fore he de­cided to sign wi­th Lea­gue of Ire­land out­fit Wa­ter­ford where he fin­ished off his foot­balling ca­reer in 1982. A North­ern Ire­land play­er, Jack­son col­lec­ted a total of 35 full caps for The Green and White Army fol­low­ing his seni­or de­but for his na­tive coun­try in a 3-2 in­ter­na­tion­al friendly fix­ture vic­tory over Is­rael at Bloom­field Sta­dium in Jaffa on the 10th of Septem­ber 1968. Ar­gu­ably, the high­light of his in­ter­na­tion­al soc­cer ca­reer came in a 1-0 Brit­ish Ho­me Cham­pi­on­ship win ag­ainst Alf Ramsey´s Eng­land at Wemb­ley Sta­dium on the 23rd of May 1972. Tom­my Jack­son Play­ing Ca­reer: Glentor­an, Ever­ton, Not­ting­ham For­est, Man­chester Uni­ted, Wa­ter­ford. Man­aging Ca­reer: Wa­ter­ford, Cru­saders, Glentor­an, Bal­ly­mena United.


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