A forward who played twice for Tottenham as a war-time guest player when he was detailed to duties in London, Harry Jackson moved around during his career in football.
Jackson started career with Darwen and then signed for Burnley. Made one war-time appearance for Accrington Stanley before he finally made his Burnley debut.
In October 1942 he played for Tottenham against Portsmouth on 24th and a week later against Chelsea. Harry had also guested for Watford on 10 occasions scoring six times.
Jackson went on to make 65 war time appearances for Burnley scoring 45 goals before he moved on to Manchester City in June 1946, scoring on his debut . Only played nine times for City and then joined Preston North End in December 1947 where he scored five goals in 18 games.
In December 1948, Harry moved to Blackburn Rovers, but played only two games with the Ewood Park side before Harry ended his career with Chester, who he joined in July 1949. His last game was on 21st January 1950 in a 4-4 draw with Darlington.