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John Fairbrother (16 August 1917 – October 1999, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire) [1] was an English professional football goalkeeper, best known for his time at Newcastle United shortly after the Second World War where he won a FA Cup winners medal in the 1951 cup final against Blackpool. His uncle George Harrison played for Everton and England.

He became the coach of Maccabi Petah Tikva in 1958, [2] where he stayed until January 1959. [3]

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References

  1. "Managers". The Posh Trust. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  2. Maccabi P.T.'s Manager Arrived from England Hadshot HaSport, 12 January 1958, p. 1 (in Hebrew)
  3. A Romanian Manager to Maccabi P.T. Ma'ariv, 11 January 1959, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)