Jackie Henderson
Jackie Henderson

Jackie Henderson

Scotland international forward Jackie Henderson was capped twice while at Arsenal.

Signing professional for Portsmouth in January 1949, he starred as they finished third in the top-flight in 1954/55 and moved to Wolves for £30,000 in March 1958.


Name Jackie Henderson
Arsenal Career 1958 - 1962
Position: Striker
Appearances 111 (111 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 29

George Swindin paid £20,000 for him in October 1958 and he netted 29 goals in 103 League games for Arsenal prior to joining Fulham for £14,000 in January 1962.

He moved to Poole in July 1964 and was top scorer in their 1964/65 promotion success then played for Dorchester.

Settling in Broadstone, he spent 30 years as a storeman for a builder's merchant and died in January 2005. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)