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Former Goalkeeper John Jackson Dies At Age 80

John Jackson
John Jackson; image credits:The Sun

At the age of 80, John Jackson, a renowned goalie for Crystal Palace, passed away suddenly.  Jackson passed away on December 29, 2022. The neighborhood is in mourning following John Jackson’s passing.

John Jackson

John Jackson; image credits:The Sun

John Jackson’s Cause Of Death

Other than the fact that he passed away, the cause of John Jackson’s death is currently unclear, and it has not been made public.

John Jackson’s Early Life

John Keith Jackson, who was born in Hammersmith on September 5, 1942, played goal for Leyton Orient for six seasons and made 226 appearances. He had been the starting center with Crystal Palace for nine years and 346 games when he joined the O’s in 1973. Jackson earned the nickname “Stonewall” and quickly won over Orient supporters. Many still regard Jackson as the best goalkeeper the O’s have ever had. Jackson has been recognized by the team as one of Orient’s “Greatest Eleven” on Twitter.

John Jackson’s Career

John Keith Jackson played goalkeeping in 656 Football League games for Hereford United, Millwall, Leyton Orient, Crystal Palace, and Leyton Orient. He also participated in matches for the St. Louis Star and California Surf of the North American Soccer League. Jackson, a Hammersmith native, joined Crystal Palace as a youngster in 1962 after leaving St. Clement Danes School. He was a junior player for Brentford as well. He appeared in 222 consecutive games and was consistently present in 1968–1969 when Palace played in the top division for the first time. Jackson worked a variety of professions following his retirement from playing, including selling golf equipment, working for a golf magazine, and, most recently, serving as the goalkeeping coach for Brighton & Hove Albion FC.

John Jackson’s Net Worth

The estimated worth of John Jackson was $100,000. This is from his football career. He played as a goalkeeper for Crystal Palace, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Ipswich Town, and Hereford United throughout his 656 league games.

FAQs

1. What is the net worth of John Jackson?

Ans. $100,000

2. What is the age of John Jackson?

Ans. 80 years old

3. When is John Jackson’s birthday?

Ans. September 5, 1942

4. When did John Jackson die?

Ans. December 29, 2022

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