Jimmy Banks (English footballer)

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Jimmy Banks
Personal information
Full name James Andrew Banks
Date of birth (1893-04-28)28 April 1893
Place of birth Wigan, England
Date of death 1942
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Starcliffe Celtic
St Gregorys
All Saints
Spennymoor United
1913–1922 Tottenham Hotspur 69 (6)
1923–1926 Norwich City 124 (22)
1927–? Luton Town 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Andrew "Jimmy" Banks (28 April 1893 – 1942) was an English professional footballer who played for Starcliffe Celtic, St Gregorys, All Saints, Spennymoor United, Willington, Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City and Luton Town.[1]

Football career[edit]

Between 1913 and 1922, Banks playing mainly as an inside forward scored on 10 occasions in 78 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham Hotspur.[2] The highlight of his career at Tottenham was to collect a winners' medal in the 1921 FA Cup Final. On leaving White Hart Lane in 1923 he joined Norwich City where he featured in 124 matches and netting 23 goals for the Carrow Road club. In 1927 Banks moved to Luton Town where he went on to compete in a further 13 games and scored twice.


Tottenham Hotspur


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. Nottingham: Soccerdata. p. 16. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite