Jimmy Allan (footballer, born 1896)
|Date of birth||1896|
|Place of birth||Cowdenbeath, Scotland|
|Date of death||1982 (aged 85–86)|
|Playing position||Inside left|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Allan played junior football for Glencraig Celtic before going on to a brief playing career with East Fife, Cowdenbeath and Falkirk. He also played for Dundee's reserve team as a trialist. A part-time footballer, Allan was also a professional sprinter.
He became Dundee United manager in 1939. In his nine months with the club, he led them to their first national final, reaching the Emergency War Cup final only to lose to Rangers. Allan resigned in July 1940 after the club closed for the 1940-41 season.
- Emergency War Cup Runner-up: 1
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