Jimmy Watson (footballer, born 1914)

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Jimmy Watson
Personal information
Full name William James Boyd Watson
Date of birth 1 January 1914[1]
Place of birth Durham, England
Date of death unknown date, 1979[1]
Place of death Bristol, England
Height unknown
Playing position Inside-forward
Youth career
? unknown
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
- St Anthony's (Glasgow)
1932-1933 Tunbridge Wells Rangers
1933-1934 Bristol Rovers 14 (2)
1934-1935 Northampton Town 7 (3)
1935-1938 Gillingham[1] 110 (38)
1938-1939 Notts County 17 (4)
1939 Bristol Rovers 0 (0)
1945-? Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William James Boyd "Jimmy" Watson (born Durham, 1 January 1914, died Bristol, 1979) was an English football (soccer) player who played professionally for clubs including Northampton Town, Notts County and Gillingham, for whom he made over 100 Football League appearances.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. pp. p32. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X.