John Stewart Wright
John Stewart "Jackie" Wright (1890 – 1956) was a Scottish footballer who played for Morton as a centre half, making over 400 appearances for the club between 1911 and 1925. He was also Morton manager in two spells, between 1927 and 1929, and 1934 and 1939.
|Full name||John Stewart Wright|
|Date of birth||1890|
|Place of birth||Port Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||1956 (aged 65–66)|
|Place of death||Port Glasgow, Scotland|
|1913–1919||Scottish League XI||4||(0)|
|1917||Scottish League (wartime)||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Although the early part of his career was interrupted by World War I (during which the club won the War Fund Shield in 1915 and were finalists in 1918) after the resumption of regular competitions he was in the team which claimed the Scottish Cup in 1922, the only major honour in Morton's history.
- Association Football. War Funds Match | The Army XI, 4; Scottish League, 3., The Glasgow Herald, 21 May 1917
- [A Record of pre-war Scottish League Players], John Litster / Scottish Football Historian magazine, October 2012
- Morton manager Wright, Jackie, FitbaStats
- Football: War Shield Final, Glasgow Herald, 29 April 1915
- Association football: War Fund Shield, Final Tie, Glasgow Herald, 6 May 1918 (via The Celtic Wiki)
- "Scottish Cup Final - Morton's First Victory", Glasgow Herald, Glasgow, p. 4, 17 April 1922
- SFL player John Stewart Wright London Hearts Supporters Club
- "John Stewart Wright". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
- Scotland v England 2-0 (International: June 8, 1918), 9 June 1918 (via Play Up, Liverpool)