Popular and pacy left-winger who was picked up on a free from
Yorkshire Amateurs after Sheffield United had turned down the chance
to sign the Leeds-born player. Played a crucial part in the Leeds side
that climbed back up to Division 1 in 1956 and kept his place through
three years before being released to Sunderland in 1960.
Pippa and Gareth Horton say: Jack Overfeild:Ann Horton(nee
Overfield) is our Nana, we have never met Jack but would like to know
a bit more about him. We only have one old family photo of jack
playing and would like to see a few more photos/pictures of him.
Phil says: The first gamer I saw was Arsenal v. Leeds at Highbury
in 1957. My two memories were Leeds striking blue and gold strip and
Jack's sprinting down the wing - he had a fine game
Jan Overfield says: I met Jack Overfield over 41 years ago. He is
the best. Modest,honest,kindhearted and supportive.(but then I would
say that,Jack Overfield is my dad.) He is enjoying his retirement
playing lots and lots of golf, regardless of the weather. He is
keeping well and extremely active. If I can help you with anything
else, let me know.
Jimmy says: Jackie was a thrill to watch, I remember as a lad
watching the game and looking forward to Jackie getting on the
ball. Hope all is well Jack you will never be forgotten.
John Corcoran says: Hi is Jack still going strong and if so would
it be possible to get in touch with him. A Sunderland fan.
Jan Overfield says: Jack doesn't use the internet but I could
forward a letter of some kind to him and I'm sure he'll get back in
touch with you my email is: j.overfield1 _at_ ntlworld.com, Thanks