Jimmy Armstrong (footballer, born 1899)

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Jimmy Donald Armstrong
Personal information
Full name James Donald Armstrong
Date of birth 12 June 1899
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Date of death 1971
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
- Chester-le-Street
1921-1924 Barnsley 59 (0)
1925-1926 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 15 (0)
1927-1933 Accrington Stanley 260 (7)
- Stalybridge Celtic
Total 334 (7)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

James D Armstrong (born 12 June 1899 in Chester-le-Street, England) was a footballer who played in The Football League for Barnsley, Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic and Accrington Stanley. He also played for Chester-le-Street and Stalybridge Celtic.[1]

He is Accrington Stanley's Football League appearance record holder.


  1. ^ *Joyce, Michael: "The Football League player's records 1888 to 1939 " (ISBN 1899468676).