|Full name||James Park Appleby|
|Date of birth||15 June 1934|
|Place of birth||Shotton Colliery, England|
|Date of death||6 January 2014(aged 79)|
|Place of death||Peterlee, County Durham, England|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|1963–1964||Horden Colliery Welfare||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Appleby started his professional career with Burnley after playing amateur football with Wingate Welfare. He made his debut for the club on 1 May 1957 in the 0–1 home defeat to Blackpool. He then moved to local rivals Blackburn Rovers but played only two league matches for the club during a four-year spell. In 1961, Appleby joined Southport where he made 13 league appearances in one season with the team. He ended his professional career with Chester City, where he played one match in the 1962–63 season before moving into non-league football. He had a spell as manager of Horden Colliery Welfare during the 1960s.
Appleby, aged 79, died on 6 January 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret and is survived by three children.
- Simpson, Ray (1996). The Clarets Collection 1946–1996. Burnley FC. p. 17. ISBN 0-9521799-0-3.
- Simpson, Ray (2007). The Clarets Chronicles: The Definitive History of Burnley Football Club 1882–2007. p. 283.
- "Jim Appleby profile". Post War Players Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
- Jimmy Appleby passes away
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