Jimmy Harrop

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Jimmy Harrop
Personal information
Full name James Harrop
Date of birth September 1884
Place of birth Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Date of death 1958 (aged 73–74)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1900–1903 Ranmoor Wesleyans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1903–1906 Sheffield Wednesday
1906–1907 Denaby United
1907–1908 Rotherham Town
1908–1912 Liverpool 133 (4)
1912–1921 Aston Villa
1921–1922 Sheffield United
1921–1924 Burton All Saints
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James "Jimmy" Harrop (September 1884 – 1958) was an English footballer.

Life and playing career[edit]

Born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, Harrop played for Sheffield Wednesday, Denaby United and Rotherham Town (who merged with Rotherham County in 1919 to form Rotherham United) before being signed by Liverpool manager Tom Watson in 1907. Making his Liverpool debut in a Football League Division One match on 18 January 1908, he scpred his first goal 18 months later on 27 March 1909. Harrop, a central defender, only made 8 appearances in his first season but went on to play 139 matches for the Anfield club during his 5 seasons, scoring 4 times.

Harrop left the Reds at the end of the 1912 season joining Aston Villa, he finished his career at Sheffield United.

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