Jimmy Humes

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Jimmy Humes
Personal information
Full name James Humes
Date of birth (1942-08-06) 6 August 1942 (age 75)
Place of birth Carlisle, England
Playing position Winger
Youth career
1957–1959 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1962 Preston North End 18 (1)
1962–1963 Bristol Rovers 2 (0)
1963–1967 Chester 124 (31)
1967–1968 Barnsley 7 (1)
1968–1969 Chorley
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jimmy Humes (born 6 August 1942 in Carlisle) is an English former professional footballer who played as a Winger. He played in The Football League for four clubs.

Playing career[edit]

Humes began his career with Preston North End, making his debut aged 17 in a Division One match against Nottingham Forest.[1] After a spell with Bristol Rovers, Humes joined Chester in July 1963.

He spent four years at Chester, with the most memorable season being 1964–65. Along with teammates Mike Metcalf, Elfed Morris, Hugh Ryden and Gary Talbot, Humes managed to score 20 first-team goals. This included a diving header to give Chester the lead at Manchester United in the FA Cup,[2] although United recovered to win 2–1.

Humes moved to Barnsley in July 1967, where he ended his professional career with seven league appearances. After spending a year playing for non-league side Chorley, Humes retired from playing [3] and went on to work for housing department for Carlisle City Council.[4]

Honours[edit]

Barnsley

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ’Player Memories’, Chester City v. Mansfield Town matchday programme; 5/2/1994; pg. 24
  2. ^ ’Player Memories’, Chester City v. Mansfield Town matchday programme; 5/2/1994; pg. 24
  3. ^ ’Player Memories’, Chester City v. Mansfield Town matchday programme; 5/2/1994; pg. 24
  4. ^ ’Player Memories’, Chester City v. Mansfield Town matchday programme; 5/2/1994; pg. 24