Nicky Jennings, English footballer, Died at 70


Nicholas “Nicky” Jennings was born on January 18, 1946, in Wellington and died on June 2016.

He was an English professional footballer (soccer player).

His 15-year career ran from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s.

Somerset on February 15, 1948, Nicky played nearly 100 league games for his first club Plymouth Argyle.

A speedy winger, Nicky relocated to Portsmouth in January 1967 and was to prove such a popular player that in 1971.

Nicky Jennings was awarded the title of Pompey’s Player of the Year.

In all he made over 200 appearances for Pompey (and 4 during a loan spell at Aldershot) before moving to Exeter on a free transfer in the 1974 close season, making his final league appearance in 1978.

Nicky Jennings also played the summer of 1973 in the NASL with the Dallas Tornado.

Nicky Jennings was named an All-Star Honorable Mention and help Dallas to the league final, which they lost 0–2.

Nicky Jennings passed away at 70 yrs old.