John ‘Jack’ Peddie

‘Jack’ Peddie had developed a good goalscoring record while playing for Third Lanark in Scotland and for Newcastle during 1897-1902.  However, the press of the day had also been quite critical of his speed (while at Third Lanark) and his moods (at Newcastle).  United clearly ignored those aspects and focused on his goalscoring ability – everyone recognised he had an excellent and accurate shooting style.

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