Jimmy Lawson

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Jimmy Lawson
Personal information
Full name James Joseph Lawson
Date of birth (1947-12-11) 11 December 1947 (age 69)
Place of birth Middlesbrough, England
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Middlesbrough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 Middlesbrough 31 (3)
1968–1976 Huddersfield Town 245 (42)
1976–1979 Halifax Town 93 (9)
Total 369 (54)
Teams managed
1976–1978 Halifax Town (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Joseph "Jimmy" Lawson (born 11 December 1947, in Middlesbrough) is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger in the Football League for Middlesbrough,[1] Huddersfield Town[2] and Halifax Town,[3] where he later became player-manager.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Lawson was a personal tailor when he was at Huddersfield Town in the 1970s. He is now a salesman for STILL Materials Handling Ltd. His son Ian was also a professional footballer.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Middlesbrough : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Huddersfield Town : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Halifax Town : 1946/47–1992/93 & 1998/99–2001/02". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Halifax Town Managers". FC Halifax Town. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Town legends" (reprint). Huddersfield Daily Examiner. FindArticles. 27 September 2005. Retrieved 12 October 2009. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Sons and Daughters". Bob Dunning. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. Retrieved 11 September 2010.