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Jimmy Dickinson

Portsmouth FC

48 appearances, 0 goals, 1 own goal

P 48 W 27 D 12 L 9 F x: A x
69% successful

1949-56

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
4350

Profile

Full name James William Dickinson MBE
Born 24 April 1925 in Alton, Hampshire [registered in Alton, June 1925].
Married to Catherine A. Quinton [registered in Alton, June 1955].
Died 9 November 1982, aged 57 years 199 days [registered in Alton, December 1982].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 0lbs [1950].

Source

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

Biographies Pompey's Gentleman Jim - Peter Jeffs (Breedon Books, Derby, 1988)
 

One of several 'Gentleman Jims' in the game, Dickinson was never cautioned by a referee in 764 league appearances for Portsmouth. The England International's entire career as player and manager with one club is admirably covered. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Played his schoolboy football in Hampshire and joined Alton Youth Club. He was spotted by Portsmouth FC, who signed him as an amateur in 1943, turning professional in January 1944. He made 764 league appearances. Retired April 1965.
Club honours Football League Champions 1948-49, 1949-50; Football League Division Three winners 1961-62;
Individual honours Football League (eleven appearances)
Distinctions Awarded the MBE in the 1964 Birthday Honours List.

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Upon retiring in April 1965, Dickinson remained with Pompey who became the Public Relations Officer and Scout. He stepped into the secretary's shoes in July 1968. Then became the manager between April 1977 until May 1979.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 683rd players (684) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half/right-half
First match No. 247, 18 May 1922, Norway 1 England 4, an end-of-season European tour match at Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo, aged 24 years 24 days.
Last match No. x, aged 31 years 225 days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours England B (three appearances)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Retired from football in 1977 on medical advice. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.87.

 

Jimmy Dickinson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 48 - 48 0 - 4350 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 Dickinson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Dickinson - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Dickinson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Dickinson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Dickinson - Match History
 Club: Portsmouth F.C. - 48 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 48 full capsx

Age x
1 b 14 May 1949 - Finland 0 England B 4, Helsinki Fr AW Start 6
2 b 18 January 1950 - England B 5 Switzerland B 0, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW Captain 6
3 b 22 February 1950 - England B 1 Netherlands 0, St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HW Captain 6
1 - x - x, x x x x x

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