Jimmy McDermott

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Jimmy McDermott
Personal information
Full name James Lawrence McDermott
Date of birth (1932-05-25)25 May 1932
Place of birth Earlestown, England
Date of death 29 August 2006(2006-08-29) (aged 74)
Place of death Whiston, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Cromptons Recreation
1955–1959 Southport 157 (30)
1959–1961 Wigan Athletic 38 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

James Lawrence McDermott[1] (25 May 1932 – 29 August 2006) was an English professional footballer who played as a winger.


Born in Earlestown, McDermott made 157 appearances in the Football League for Southport.[2] He also played in the Lancashire Combination for Cromptons Recreation and Wigan Athletic,[2] scoring twice for the latter in 38 games.[3]

McDermott died in Whiston.[4]


  1. ^ "Profile". In The Mad Crowd. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  3. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-91-7. 
  4. ^ "Profile". Southport F.C.