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Jimmy Moore

Derby County FC

1 appearance, 1 debut goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 2
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disciplined: none
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Full name James Moore
Born 11 May 1889 in Handsworth, Staffordshire [registered in West Bromwich, September 1889].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, James is the oldest of two children to James and Emma, living at 11 Ford Street in Hockley, Birmingham. His father is a jeweller.

According to the 1901 census, James is the oldest of five children to James and Emma, living at 126 Anglesey Street, bordering Hockley and Handsworth in Birmingham.

According to the 1911 census, James Moore is a silver-smith jeweller, married to Lily with one child, Lily Elsie. They live with her parents at 48 Mount Pleasant Avenue in Handsworth.

Cannot be found on the 1939 register.
Married to Lily Crisp [registered in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, June 1910].
Died not known precisely, but there are so many possibilties. Certainly still alive after the 3 September 1939 register
Height/Weight 5' 6", 10st. 6lbs [1923].


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

Club Career

Club(s) Started with Quebec Albion FC, based in the Birmingham League. Signed for Glossop FC in 1911, made 67 league appearances, scoring 35 goals. Derby County FC signed Moore on 28 October 1913 for £1500, Leeds City AFC had offers just short of that amount, and missed out on his signature. After 203 league appearances and 75 goals, he signed for Chesterfield FC on 16 March 1926 and retired a year later after 41 league appearances, scoring 21 times. Although he came out of retirement in November 1927 to assist Mansfield Town FC, and he retired again at the end of that season. Only to join Worcester City FC from March 1929.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1914-15, runners-up 1925-26;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 451st players (455) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 135, 21 May 1923, Sweden 2 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm, aged 34 years 10 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Moore was England's oldest goalscorer from May 1923 until May 1927.

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.177.


Jimmy Moore - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
2 1 0 90 1 90 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 Moore - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1


Jimmy Moore - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 1 full cap

F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 34
1 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm tour AW Start 40 ir
- 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW reserve