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Jimmy Greaves

Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC

57 caps, 44 goals, 6 hat-tricks

P 57 W 30 D 13 L 14 F x: A x
64% successful

1959-67

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
5130

Profile

Full name James Peter Greaves
Born 20 February 1940 in Manor Park, East Ham, Essex [registered in East Ham, March 1940].
Moved to Ivyhouse Road, Dagenham, as a baby and lived there until moving to the Hainault Estate at the age of nine.  Attended Southampton Lane Primary School, Dagenham
Married to Irene L. Barden in Romford, March 1958 [registered in Romford, March 1958].
Their first son, James (born 1960), tragically died of pneomonia at four-months old. Other children, Lynn R. (1958), Mitzi M. (1961), Daniel T. (1963) and Andrew John (1966).
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st. 8lbs [1963].

Source

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

Biographies Greavsie:The Autobiography -
Jimmy Greaves at Seventy -

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours News Chronicle Young Player of the Year 1959-60;
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number xth player to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-forward
First match No. x, 17 May 1959, aged 19 years 86 days.
Last match No. x, 27 May 1967, aged 27 years 96 days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Jimmy Greaves - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 57 - 57 0 - - 44 117 min - 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 Greaves - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Greaves - 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 Greaves - 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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

 

Jimmy Greaves - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 15 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 25 full capsx

Age 19
1 - 17 May 1959 - Peru, x x x x x
15 - 27 May 1961 - Austria, x x x x x
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 42 full caps  
Age 22
16 - 14 April 1962 - Scotland, x x x x x
Age 23
 

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 32 full capsx

26 - 27 February 1963 - France, x x x x x
57 - 27 May 1967 - Austria, x x x x x

Notes

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