Jim Spedding

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Jim Spedding
Personal information
Full name John James Spedding
Date of birth (1912-10-01)1 October 1912
Place of birth Keighley, England
Date of death 1982 (aged 69–70)
Place of death Connah's Quay, Wales
Playing position Right half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rosehill Villa
1933–1936 Gateshead 88 (14)
1936–1937 Huddersfield Town 4 (0)
1937–1939 Chesterfield 19 (1)
1939 Darlington
Worksop Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John James Spedding (1 October 1912 – December 1982) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League as a right half for Gateshead, Huddersfield Town and Chesterfield. He also played three games, scoring once, for Darlington before the 1939–40 season was abandoned because of the Second World War.[1] He was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, and died in Connah's Quay, Flintshire, Wales.[2]

Personal information[edit]

He was married in 1945 to Hilda Swain (1917-2008) and lived in Cheshire until his death in 1982. They had four daughters.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 246. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Basson, Stuart (24 June 2009). "Chesterfield FC: Football League players, 1921 to 2009". Chesterfield F.C. Archived from the original (Excel spreadsheet) on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2009.