Notts County are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jackie Sewell.


The Notts County former players association are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jackie Sewell.

In a little over four years Jackie broke the Magpies individual league scoring record surpassing Tom Keetley's total of 94 goals. He was a special talent proved by his record of 21 league goals in 1946-47, he was also a star in the FA side that toured Canada in 1959 and towards the end of season 1950-51 Sheffield Wednesday splashed out £34,500 to take him to Hillsborough. Although relegated Jackie scored 23 goals in 1951/52 which helped Wednesday return to the top flight. After 175 games and 92 goals and also winning 6 England caps he joined Aston Villa where he scored 40 goals and a winner's medal in the 1957 FA Cup Final against Manchester United.

In all Jackie made 178 league appearances scoring 97 goals.

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