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John Mortimore
Personal information
Date of birth 23 September 1934 (1934-09-23) (age 75)
Place of birth Farnborough, Hampshire, England
Playing position Centre half
Club information
Current club Southampton (president)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Woking
1956–1965 Chelsea 249 (8)
1965–1966 Queens Park Rangers 10 (0)
Teams managed
1973–1974 Portsmouth
1976–1979 Benfica
1985–1987 Benfica
1987-1988 Real Betis
1988–1989 Belenenses
1994 Southampton (joint caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Mortimore (born 23 September 1934 in Farnborough, Hampshire)[1] is an English former association football player and manager. He played as a centre half in the Football League for Chelsea, with whom he scored 10 goals from 279 games in all competitions between 1956 and 1965[2] and won the 1965 Football League Cup,[3] and for Queens Park Rangers.[1] As manager, he had spells at Portsmouth,[4] Benfica, where he won the national championship in both 1976–77 and 1986–87, and the Portuguese Cup in 1986 and 1987,[5] Belenenses[6] and, in a very brief stint as joint caretaker, Southampton.[7] He also coached at clubs including Sunderland,[1] Chelsea and Southampton,[8] where he eventually became club president.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b c "John Mortimore". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/player/johnmortimore.htm. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  2. ^ "John Mortimore". Historical Player Database. Chelsea F.C. http://theblues.chelseafc.com/cgi-bin/playersearch.pl?John%20MORTIMORE. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  3. ^ Fort, Didier (25 February 2001). "England - League Cup Finals 1961-2001". RSSSF. http://www.rsssf.com/tablese/engleagcuphistfinal.html. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  4. ^ "Manager History for Portsmouth". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. http://www.soccerbase.com/manager_history.sd?teamid=2049. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  5. ^ "100 anos: John Mortimore [100 years: John Mortimore]" (in Portuguese). Record. 18 May 2003. http://www.record.pt/noticia.aspx?id=227407&idCanal=11. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  6. ^ "Lista de treinadores da equipa principal [List of first-team coaches]" (in Portuguese). C.F. Os Belenenses. http://www.osbelenenses.com/portal/belenenses/_specific/public/allbrowsers/asp/projuhistory.asp?stage=2&id=171&name=Treinadores%20-%20Futebol%20S%E9nior. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  7. ^ Haylett, Trevor (18 January 1994). "Saints' attention focuses on Webb". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football-saints-attention-focuses-on-webb-1400894.html. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  8. ^ Fox, Norman (6 December 1998). "So How Good Is Your Right Hand Man?". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football-so-how-good-is-your-righthand-man-a-guide-to-the-premierships-deputies-1189609.html. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
  9. ^ (PDF) Media Guide 2008/09. Southampton F.C. p. 14. http://www.saintsfc.co.uk/staticFiles/c8/37/0,,10280~145352,00.pdf. Retrieved 16 October 2009.  
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Hungary Pal Csernai
Cup of Portugal Winning Coach
1985-86
Succeeded by
England John Mortimore
Preceded by
England John Mortimore
Cup of Portugal Winning Coach
1986-87
Succeeded by
Yugoslavia Tomislav Ivic
Preceded by
Portugal Artur Jorge
Portuguese SuperCup Winning Coach
1985-86
Succeeded by
Portugal Artur Jorge
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