James Anderson "Jimmy" Cringan (16 December 1904 – after 1935) was a Scottish professional footballer born in Douglas Water, South Lanarkshire, who played as a wing half. He played 285 games in all competitions for Birmingham, including 261 Football League First Division games and an appearance at Wembley in the 1931 FA Cup Final, before trying his hand at management. He was the younger brother of Willie Cringan, captain of Celtic and Scotland.
He began his managerial career as player-manager at Boston United, before becoming Banbury Spencer manager in 1936, a position he held until retiring in 1961.
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