James Hamilton (footballer, born 1884)

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For the Rangers, Blackpool and Scotland player, see James Hamilton (footballer, born 1901).
James Hamilton
Personal information
Full name James Hamilton[1]
Date of birth 1884[1]
Place of birth Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England[1]
Playing position Left-back
Youth career
Burslem Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1903–1907 Burslem Port Vale 96 (0)
Oldham Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

James Hamilton (born 1884; date of death unknown) was an English footballer who played at left-back for Burslem Port Vale and Oldham Athletic in the 1900s.

Playing career[edit]

Hamilton joined Burslem Port Vale from Burslem Town in March 1903.[1] He played six Second Division games in the 1903–04 season, and went on to play 23 league and two FA Cup games in the 1904–05 campaign.[1] He missed just four of the club's 38 league games of the 1905–06 season and went on to make 33 league appearances in the 1906–07 campaign.[1] However he was forced to leave the Athletic Ground after the club went into liquidation in 1907.[1] He moved on to Oldham Athletic.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 123. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.