Kennedy, Jack

Birth Date

26th February 1941

Birthplace

Kilwinning, Ayrshire

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Jack Kennedy, who started his career in Scottish junior football, spent little more than a year with Exeter City in the mid-1960s having signed from Charlton Athletic. He later played in South Africa.

After playing for Scottish juniors Saltcoats Victoria, Jack signed for Charlton Athletic in March 1962 where he went on to score 8 goals in 46 league appearances.

He arrived at Exeter City in November 1965 for a fee of £3,500 plus 50% of any future fee received for the player over £3,500. Making his debut against Bristol Rovers on 27 November, Jack started 22 league games during his first season at St James’ Park scoring against Gillingham, Peterborough, Brentford and Reading. Featuring in a run of games between October 1966 and January 1967, Jack appeared just once more before signing for South African side Arcadia Shepherds in March 1967.

Appearances

40

Appearances as Substitute

1

Goals

6

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