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Jimmy Barrett

West Ham United FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
*(actual F 0: A 0)
100% successful

1928

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
eight

Profile

Full name James William Barrett

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 19 January 1907 in Stratford, Essex [registered in West Ham, March 1907].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, the four year-old James William is the youngest of three children to Frederick Charles and Florence Margaret, living at 29 Folkestone Road in West Ham.  His father is an Iron Founder.

Died 25 November 1970, aged 63 years 310 days [registered in Southwark, December 1970].
Height/Weight 5' 11½", 14st. 2lbs [1929].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in West Ham, scoring 98 goals in the 1920-21 season, going on to play with Fairbairn House Lads club and joined West Ham United FC as a professional in 1923, aged only sixteen years. He retired from playing in 1945 after 442 league appearances and 49 goals.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Father of Jim Barrett (West Ham United FC 1949-54)

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 534th players (535) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 162, 22 October 1928, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, injured off (8), aged 21 years 277 days.
Some sources state Barrett's England career was only four minutes long, this may have been when he was injured, because he left the field of play after eight.
Major tournaments British Championships 1928-29;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Schoolboy (two appearances, 1921)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After a retiring from playing, Barrett had a spell in charge of the West Ham United FC 'A' team. He was also a schoolboy boxing champion. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.26.

 

Jimmy Barrett - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 8 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Jimmy Barrett - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Barrett - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1928-29 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Barrett - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 21
1 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start off 8 ch

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