Jack Kendall

Born 9 October 1905 in Broughton, near Brigg in Lincolnshire – died October 1961.

Not only was Jack the first full-time professional to be signed by the newly formed Peterborough United in 1934 as the club prepared for its first season in the Midland League, Jack was first-choice goalkeeper at the club for four years and put in numerous ‘man of the match’ performances.

In total Jack played 125 games in the Midland League and 9 times in the FA Cup for the Posh.

Did you know: Jack made his Football League debut for Lincoln City on the 2nd September 1922, shortly before his 17th birthday, and kept a clean sheet in the game against Halifax Town in the Third Division North game.