Jimmy Jones (footballer, born 1889)
|Full name||James Jones|
|Date of birth||9 July 1889|
|Place of birth||Newburn-on-Tyne, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Newburn-on-Tyne, Jones began his career with local side Gateshead. In 1912, he signed for Blackpool, then in Division Two. He made his debut on 28 September 1912, in a 2–0 victory over Fulham at Bloomfield Road. He went on to make a further 31 league appearances during the 1912–13 campaign.
After four seasons of inter-war football, Jones split starting appearances in the left-back position with Horace Fairhurst in 1919–20. Jones left Blackpool at the end of the season, but Fairhurst died during the following campaign, 1920–21, from a head injury suffered during a game.
Jones joined Bolton Wanderers in the summer of 1920, and went on to make 70 league appearances for the Trotters in his two years with the club.