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Jackie Wharton

Jackie Wharton

Clubs played for: Bolton Wanderers, Plymouth Argyle, Preston North End, Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers, Newport County, Wigan Athletic (1936-1955)

Born: 1920

Birthplace: Bolton

Position: Winger

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Wharton, Jackie During the 1950’s Jackie Wharton and his son Terry lived next door to my family in Turton Street, Bolton in what was a council house. At the time Jackie played for Blackburn Rovers and he was kind enough to take my autograph book to Ewood Park and got all the players to sign the book. Apparently Terry and I used to play out together but I never remember football being a participation activity.
19-07-20Harry Owen

Wharton, Jackie Great player and amazing Grandfather. Scored on debut like his son Terry. First father and Son to ever score on debut and both play pro football at the same time. Jackie died May 1997 peacefully in the Worcester Royal Hospital.
17-04-19Rob Waribg

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