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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
100% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  James Moore
Birth Friday, 25 January 1889 in Ford Street, Hockley, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Birmingham, March 1889].
Thought to be 11 May, but all evidence points to 25 January, confirmed by 1939 register, his baptism and his death registration. In the 1921 census (he was 32 years and five months in June 1921).
Baptism 24 February 1889 in St. Saviour's Parish Church in Hockley. His father James is a Jeweller, and with his mother Emma, living at Ford Street in Hockley

According to the 1891 census, James is the oldest of two children to James and Emma (née Styles), 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.

Marriage to Lily Crisp [registered in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, June 1910].

According to the 1911 census, James Moore is a silver-smith jeweller, married to Lily with one child, Lily Elsie (b.16 Dec 1910). They live with her parents, Thomas and Sophia, at 48 Mount Pleasant Avenue in Handsworth.

  According to the 1921 census, James is now a professional footballer (for Derby County FC) and is still married with one more daughter, Irene Phyliss, and they live at 14 Elmhurst Road in Handsworth.
  According to the 1939 register, James, a Gear Grinder in the Auto industry, is married to Lily (Lily E. Tierney is retrospectively added) and they live at 14 Elmhurst Road in Handsworth.
Death Tuesday, 15 April 1980 at the Central Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire, aged 91 years 81 days [registered in Warwick and Leamington, June 1980].


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

Playing 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
Height/Weight 5' 6", 10st. 6lbs [1923].


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 116 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. apps Mins. goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
2 1 0 90 1 90 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


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