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Jimmy Skinner

Tottenham Hotspur FC




Full name James Frederick Skinner
Born  11 October 1898 in Beckenham, Kent
Attended Manor Road School, West Ham
Died  September 1984 in Cranbourne, Dorset, aged 85 years
Height/Weight not known

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football with West Ham and London. Then his junior football with Beckenham Town FC. He joined Tottenham Hotspur FC in 1919, debuting on his 21st birthday. He went on to score three goals in just 89 league appearances, before having to retire through a ligament injury in the summer of 1928. Having played his last Spurs' match in January 1926.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Half-back
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Schoolboy
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Skinner ran several businesses after leaving football, including a drapery shop, a grocers, a building firm and later, a fruit farm.


Jimmy Skinner - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 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 Skinner - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 25
- 141 17 May 1924 - France 1 England 3, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW reserve