Jimmy Lindsay

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Jimmy Lindsay
Personal information
Full name James Lindsay
Date of birth 28 August 1880
Place of birth Stockton-on-Tees, England
Date of death 1925 (aged 44 or 45)
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Jarrow ? (?)
1899–1900 Newcastle United 2 (0)
1900–1901 Burnley 30 (0)
1901–1910 Bury 247 (27)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

James "Jimmy" Lindsay (28 August 1880 – 1925) was an English professional footballer who played as a full back. He played over 250 matches in the Football League, predominantly for Bury.[1] Lindsay was part of the Bury team that won the FA Cup in 1903. They defeated Derby County 6–0 in the final, which remains the record winning margin for the final.[2][3]

Lindsay's brother, Billy, was also a professional footballer, and played with him at Newcastle.[2]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888-1939. 
  2. ^ a b Jones, Trefor (1996). The Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. p. 147. ISBN 0-9527458-1-X. 
  3. ^ "Cup final results". The Football Association. Retrieved 7 March 2011.