Jimmy Andrews

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Jimmy Andrews
Personal information
Date of birth (1927-02-01)1 February 1927
Place of birth Invergordon, Scotland
Date of death 12 September 2012(2012-09-12) (aged 85)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1951 Dundee 41 (5)
1951–1956 West Ham United 114 (21)
1956–1959 Leyton Orient 35 (8)
1959–1962 Queens Park Rangers 82 (15)
Teams managed
1974–1978 Cardiff City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jimmy Andrews (1 February 1927 – 12 September 2012) was a Scottish footballer who played as a left winger. He was born in Invergordon.

Career[edit]

Andrews was signed by English club West Ham United from Dundee in November 1951 for £4,750. He played his first game for the club on 24 November 1951, against Everton. His final game for West Ham came against Plymouth Argyle on 31 March 1956. He made a total of 120 League and cup appearances for the Upton Park club. After leaving West Ham, Andrews joined nearby Leyton Orient and scored eight goals in 35 League appearances for them. He later played for Queens Park Rangers, scoring 15 goals in 82 League games, before retiring.[1]

Andrews became manager of Cardiff City in 1974 after Frank O'Farrell had resigned from the post. He was sacked in 1978 and replaced by Richie Morgan. He later worked as a scout for Southampton.

Death[edit]

Andrews died on 12 September 2012, aged 85.[2]

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Country From To Record
G W D L Win %
Cardiff City Wales 1 May 1974 6 November 1978 190 63 51 76 33.16
Total 190 63 51 76 33.16

References[edit]

  1. ^ 5:49PM BST 14 September 2012 (14 September 2012). "Jimmy Andrews". Telegraph. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Andrews 1927-2012". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 

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