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by wurdsmiff
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909
Replies: 13
Views: 6594

Re: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909

No problem. As an extra note, Walter would have been responsible for launching the career of Bill Struth of Rangers, who was appointed as trainer at Clyde in 1907. Given the credit Struth gets in his biographies for the improvement in Clyde's fortunes, it makes me wonder if the manager's job was a b...
by wurdsmiff
Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909
Replies: 13
Views: 6594

Re: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909

Just to confirm that there was no birth of a Walter Jack in 1875. The nearest to it was the 1877 birth in Armadale, but this man disappears from the records.
by wurdsmiff
Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909
Replies: 13
Views: 6594

Re: Walter Jack Clyde FC manager 1905 to 1909

Hi guys, Shawfield Boy asked me to do a bit of work on this, but I'm afraid its not entirely conclusive. There is an assumption that our man was born in Scotland, and it seems a fair one. The SFA official address points to only one person who appears in the official records, but in none of these is ...