Jimmy Murray (footballer, born 1933)

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Jimmy Murray
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-02-04) 4 February 1933 (age 81)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Merchiston Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1953 Heart of Midlothian 1 (1)
1953–1954 Reading 7 (3)
1954–1961 Heart of Midlothian 114 (62)
1961–1962 Falkirk 14 (4)
1962–1964 Clyde 32 (1)
1964–1965 Raith Rovers 14 (4)
Total 182 (75)
National team
1958 Scotland 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

James "Jimmy" Murray (born 4 February 1933 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish former football player. Murray played as an inside right for Heart of Midlothian and Scotland in the 1950s and early 1960s.

He made his first Scotland appearance in a 4–0 defeat to England at Hampden on 19 April 1958. He scored Scotland's first-ever goal in a World Cup finals match, in a 1–1 draw against Yugoslavia in 1958. He is also to this day the only Heart of Midlothian player to score a goal in the World Cup finals.

Murray won a total of five caps for Scotland. He also played for Reading, Falkirk, Clyde and Raith Rovers.

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