Jimmy Elliott (footballer)

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Jimmy Elliott
Jimmy Elliott, Brentford FC footballer, 1920.jpg
Elliott while with Brentford in 1920.
Personal information
Full name James Edward Elliott[1]
Date of birth 1891
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Playing position Right half
Youth career
South Weald
Peterborough City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1912–1919 Tottenham Hotspur 13 (4)
1920–1927 Brentford 65 (2)
Total 78 (6)
Teams managed
1927–1929 Valencia
1932–1934 AIK
1935 Guatemala
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Edward Elliott (born 1891) was an English professional football player and manager.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Peterborough, Elliott spent his early career with non-league teams South Weald and Peterborough City, before turning professional in 1912 with Tottenham Hotspur, before later playing for Brentford.[1][2]

Coaching career[edit]

Shortly after his retirement, Elliott became manager of Valencia. He coached the Spanish team between 1927 and 1929 and drove Valencia to the semi-finals of the Copa in 1928.[3]

Elliott was manager of Swedish side AIK between 1932 and 1934.[4] He later coached the Guatemalan national side.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tottenham Hotspur 1911–12[6] First Division 5 2 0 0 5 2
1912–13[6] 6 2 0 0 6 2
1913–14[6] 1 0 0 0 1 0
1919–20[6] Second Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 13 4 0 0 13 4
Brentford 1920–21[7] Third Division 38 2 1 0 39 2
1921–22[7] Third Division South 27 0 3 0 30 0
Total 65 2 4 0 69 2
Career Total 78 6 4 0 82 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 100. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ Haynes, Graham (1998). A-Z Of Bees: Brentford Encyclopaedia. Yore Publications. p. 53. ISBN 1 874427 57 7. 
  3. ^ "El enigma de Jimmy Elliott" (in Spanish). Las Provincias. Retrieved 20 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Tränare" (in Swedish). AIK Fotboll. Archived from the original on 21 May 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Guatemala National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d "James Elliott". 11v11.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  7. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 366–367. ISBN 0951526200.