Jimmy Armstrong (footballer, born 1901)

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Jimmy Armstrong
Personal information
Full name James William Armstrong
Date of birth (1901-09-06)6 September 1901
Place of birth Swalwell, County Durham, England
Date of death 1977 (aged 75–76)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Spen Black and White
1922–1925 Chelsea 29 (9)
1927–1929 Tottenham Hotspur 28 (5)
1930 Luton Town 10 (0)
1930–? Bristol Rovers 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James William "Jimmy" Armstrong (6 September 1901 – 1977) was a professional footballer who played for Spen Black and White, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Luton Town and Bristol Rovers.[1]

Football career[edit]

Armstrong joined Chelsea from Spen Black and White in 1922. The forward played 29 matches and scored on nine occasions for the Stamford Bridge club. He joined Tottenham Hotspur in 1927 where he featured in a further 33 games and finding the net five times in all competitions.[2] In 1930 he moved to Luton Town to compete in 10 matches. He finished his career at Bristol Rovers and played in nine matches and netting twice.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. Soccerdata. p. 11. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Topspurs A-Z of players Retrieved 2 November 2012