Jimmy Turner

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Jimmy Turner
Personal information
Full name James Albert Turner[1]
Date of birth 1866[1]
Place of birth Stoke-upon-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 9 April 1904 (aged 37–38)[1]
Playing position Left half
Youth career
Black Lane Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1889–1894 Bolton Wanderers 96 (8)
1894–1896 Stoke 50 (1)
1896–1898 Derby County 51 (1)
1898–1899 Stoke 7 (0)
National team
1893–1898 England 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Albert "Jimmy" Turner (1866 – 9 April 1904) was an English footballer, who played in the Football League for Bolton Wanderers, Derby County and Stoke. He also gained three caps for England.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Turner was born in Stoke-upon-Trent but started his football career at Bolton Wanderers where he spent six seasons making 103 appearances for the "Trotters" before joining his home town club Stoke in August 1894.[1] In the 1894–95 season Stoke struggled and had to play a test match against Newton Heath to remain in the First Division, Stoke won the match 3–0 and stayed up.[1] Turner established himself at left half for the 1895–96 season making 27 appearances.[1] He joined Derby County in 1896 where he spent two seasons reaching the 1898 FA Cup Final losing out to Nottingham Forest before he re-joined Stoke in 1898.[1] He played seven matches before retiring due to injury.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Jimmy Turner profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Test Match Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bolton Wanderers 1888–89 2 1 3 3 5 4
1889–90 6 1 0 0 6 1
1890–91 12 4 1 0 13 4
1891–92 23 2 1 0 24 2
1892–93 29 0 2 0 31 0
1893–94 24 0 0 0 24 0
Total 96 8 7 3 0 0 103 10
Stoke[1] 1894–95 26 0 2 0 1 0 29 0
1895–96 24 1 3 0 27 1
Total 50 1 5 0 1 0 56 1
Derby County 1896–97 21 1 4 0 25 1
1897–98 26 0 6 0 32 0
Total 51 1 10 0 0 0 61 1
Stoke[1] 1898–99 7 0 0 0 7 0
Total 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Career Total 204 10 22 3 1 0 227 13

Honours[edit]

Derby County

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael: "The Football League player's records 1888 to 1939 " (ISBN 1899468676).

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