Jim Pearce (footballer)

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Jim Pearce
Personal information
Full name James G Pearce
Date of birth Unknown
Place of birth Chirk, Wales
Date of death Unknown
Place of death Unknown
Playing position Centre half
Youth career
19??–19?? Chirk & Royal Tank Corps
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1939 Bristol City 148 (2)
1939 Rochdale 3 (0)
1946–19?? Cardiff City 0 (0)
National team
19?? Wales Amateur ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James G. Pearce (born in Chirk in North Wales, died date and place unknown) was a Welsh footballer who played as a centre half. He made over 150 Football League appearances in the years before and after the Second World War.[1]

Career[edit]

Jim Pearce played locally for Chirk and the Royal Tank Corps in the Army.[2] Bob Hewison signed Pearce in August 1934 for Bristol City.[2][3] Pearce joined Rochdale in May 1939. Jim Pearce represented the Army during wartime service in Greece and the Middle East.[2] In 1946 Jim Pearce joined Cardiff City without making a return to first team football.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 – 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b c Woods, David; Leigh Edwards (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5. 
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X.