Droylsden, Lancashire born full back (he could play both sides) Jack White began his football career with Ollenshaw United in 1897 and played for Grays Anchor in 1898, Swanscombe in 1899 before joining Southern League Grays United in 1900. After a season in Essex he joined Queen’s Park Rangers in 1901, where he spent the next seven seasons, culminating in their 1907-08 Southern League Championship triumph, scoring once in 140 appearances for Rangers.
He signed for Second Division Leeds City in May 1908 and soon became a first team regular, firstly at left back and later at right back to accommodate George Affleck. He played 63 games in his first two seasons at Elland Road but lost his place in 1910 and only played once more in 1910-11, before leaving for Southern League Merthyr Town in August 1911, helping them to win the Southern League Second Division title that season. He finished his career with Hurst in the Lancashire Combination League, making his debut on 28th February 1914 at Chester Reserves, and he played his final game on 25th April 1914 at Nelson, having played five games in between.