Jack WHITHAM

Jack Whitham - Liverpool FC - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 08 January 1972

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    • POSITION
      Forward
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 08 December 1946
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Burnley, England.
  • CLUBS
  • Liverpool FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1970-1974
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 12th September 1970 in a 0-0 draw at Newcastle United (Aged: 23)
    • Club Career
      15 League apps, 7 goals
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Jack WHITHAM - Liverpool FC - League appearances.

Jack Whitham is pictured above playing for Liverpool during their

match against Leicester City.

 

Sheffield Wednesday:   1966-1967     Played   3     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1967-1968     Played   20     Scored   7   goals   (Division 1)
     1968-1969     Played   19     Scored   10   goals   (Division 1)
     1969-1970     Played   21     Scored   8   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in May 1970 for £60,000
 
Liverpool:   1970-1971     Played   6     Scored   1   goal  Division 1
     1971-1972     Played   9     Scored   6   goals  Division 1
     1972-1973     Played   0     Scored   0   goals  Division 1
     1973-1974     Played   0     Scored   0   goals  Division 1
 

Transferred to Cardiff City in January 1974 for whom he played 14 league games followed by 19 for Reading (1975 - 1976)


 

After retiring from football, Whitham ran the "Wadsley Jack" a public house in the Wadsley area of Sheffield for 10 years. He then became the manager of the South Yorkshire Police Social Club at Wadsley Bridge.


From 1993 until 2007 Whitham was a part-time scout for Sunderland FC and in 2007 he joinedLuton Town as Chief Scout. After Luton Town went into administration in early 2008 Whitham went to Wolverhampton Wanderers before becoming head of player recruitment at Sheffield United. He left Sheffield United in June 2010 to become European Scout at Wolverhamton Wanderers.

 


He lived in Sheffield with his wife Jose' and they celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary in 2010.

Away from football he is a well known singer/songwriter around the acoustic music clubs

in the South Yorkshire area.