Jimmy Edwards (footballer, born 1905)

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Jimmy Edwards
Personal information
Full name James Edwards
Date of birth (1905-12-11)11 December 1905
Place of birth Tipton, England
Date of death April 1982 (aged 76)
Place of death West Bromwich, England
Playing position Left half, Inside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1937 West Bromwich Albion
1937 Norwich City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Edwards (11 December 1905 – April 1982) was an English footballer who played as a left half or inside left.


Edwards was born in Tipton, Staffordshire. He joined West Bromwich Albion for a £350 fee in May 1926 and made his league debut for the club in March 1928 against Hull City. He was a member of the team that won the FA Cup in 1931 and promotion to the Football League First Division in the same year.

In May 1937 he moved to Norwich City for £750. He died in a West Bromwich hospital in April 1982 after becoming ill at his house in Birmingham New Road, Dudley.


  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 75. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.