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Jimmy Meadows

Manchester City FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 2
100% successful

1955

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name James Meadows
Born 21 July 1931 in Bolton, Lancashire [registered in Bolton, September 1931]. To James and Mary Anne (née Pennington)
Married twice, firstly to Joan Horrocks [registered in Bolton, December 1953]. Then to Patricia Dawn Cooke [registered in Fylde, December 1970].
Died 3 January 1994 in Didsbury, Manchetser, aged 62 years 166 days [registered in Manchester, January 1994].
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 1lb [1957].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Bolton YMCA before signing with Southport FC as an amateur in October 1948, he signed professional terms in February 1949. After sixty league appearances, and six goals, Meadows joined Manchester City FC in March 1951 for £5,000. He played in the FA Cup Final in 1955, but after seventeen minutes, a serious leg injury ended his match. He never played again and he eventually retired though injury, aged 26 years in October 1957, after thirty goals in 130 league appearances.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1954-55;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) After retiring from playing, Meadows remained with Manchester City FC and their training staff, making Head Coach from August 1960 until April 1965. He joined Stockport County FC as trainer in December 1965, becoming the club manager from October 1966 until March 1969. Had a stint as Bury FC assistant manager from July to September 1969. He took a similar position with Blackpool FC a month later, until he became their club manager in a caretaker capacity from October 1970, becoming the assistanat manager two months later. He became the team manager of Bolton Wanderers FC in January to April 1971, for 81 days, under the stewardship of Nat Lofthouse, who was the General Manager. Meadows then became the manager of Southport FC from May 1971 until his sacking on 30 December 1973. Returned to Stockport County FC as their manager from May 1974 until August 1975. He subsequently had spells with Blackpool FC (twice), coaching GIF Sundsvall in Sweden and was assistant manager with Kuwait SC.
Club honours Football League Division Four winners 1966-67, 1972-73;

England Career

Player number One of three who became 743rd players (743) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
Only match No. 294, 2 April 1955, England 7 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 23 years 255 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1954-55;
Team honours British Championship winners 1954-55;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.170/171.

 

Jimmy Meadows - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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 Meadows - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Meadows - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Meadows - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 294 2 April 1955 - England 7 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Start 2

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