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Jack Lyons
Personal information
Full name John P. Lyons
Date of birth
Place of birth   
Playing position Fullback
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*

Providence Clamdiggers
Fore River Shamrocks
Boston Bears
8 (0)

1 (0)   
National team
1928 United States 2 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

John P. "Jack" Lyons was an American soccer fullback who played part of two season in the American Soccer League and earned two caps with the United States men's national soccer team in 1928.



Lyon played eight games with the Providence Clamdiggers in the 1926-1927 American Soccer League season. He then played for the Fore River Shamrocks. He re-entered the ASL in the spring of 1931 when he played one game with the Boston Bears.[1]

National team

Lyon earned two caps with the U.S. national team. The first came at the 1928 Summer Olympics when the U.S. lost to Argentina 11-2. Following this loss, the U.S. tied Poland, 3-3, on June 10, 1928.[2]


  1. ^ Jose, Colin (1998) (Hardback). American Soccer League, 1921-1931. The Scarecrow Press. (ISBN 0-8108-3429-4).  
  2. ^ U.S. international games at RSSSF

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