Jimmy Harrold

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Jimmy Harrold
Personal information
Full name James George William Harrold[1]
Date of birth 26 March 1892
Place of birth Poplar, England
Date of death 1950 (aged 57–58)[1]
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Custom House
1911 Huddersfield Town 0 (0)
West Ham United 0 (0)
1913–1923 Leicester City 206 (7)
1923 Millwall 2 (1)
1925 Clapton Orient 0 (0)
National team
1913 England Amateurs 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James George William Harrold (26 March 1892 – 1950) was an English amateur football centre half who made more than 200 appearances in the Football League for Leicester City.[1][2] He won two England Amateur caps.[3] He also played cricket and made 11 first-class appearances for Essex between 1923 and 1928.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In March 1917, during the First World War, Harrold enlisted as an air mechanic in the Royal Naval Air Service and was assigned to HMS Daedalus.[5] He later transferred to the RAF Reserve and was discharged in April 1920.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leicester City 1912–13[6] Second Division 11 0 0 0 11 0
1913–14[6] 35 1 2 0 37 1
1914–15[6] 32 5 0 0 32 5
1919–20[6] 30 0 4 0 34 0
1920–21[6] 33 1 1 0 34 1
1921–22[6] 36 0 3 0 39 0
1922–23[6] 29 0 2 0 31 0
Total 206 7 12 0 218 7
Millwall 1923–24[7] Third Division South 2 1 0 0 2 1
Career total 208 8 12 0 220 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 129. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ "James Harrold". 11v11.com. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ "England Matches – The Amateurs 1906–1939". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  4. ^ "James Harrold". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  5. ^ a b "James Harrold – Service Record – Football and the First World War".
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Leicester City career stats for Jimmy Harrold – FoxesHistory". Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Millwall Season 23/24 Stats". www.millwall-history.org.uk. Retrieved 29 May 2017.