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|Full name||James Cannon|
|Date of birth||2 October 1953|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
James "Jim" Cannon (born 2 October 1953) is a retired Scottish footballer.
He was, along with several other promising young Scottish players, signed as a junior for Crystal Palace F.C. by then manager Bert Head. He made a goalscoring debut on March 31, 1973 against Chelsea and went on to make 660 appearances for the club, beating Terry Long's record in the 1984-85 season.
A cultured centre half who could also play at left back or in midfield, he eventually left the club at the end of the 1987-88 season (15 seasons after his debut), having been captain for the previous ten seasons, and, following a short spell with Bristol Rovers he retired from the professional game to set up the successful company ICS Builders in the Croydon area.
- CRYSTAL PALACE : 1946/47 - 2008/09, Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database