Jimmy Walsh (footballer, born 1930)
|Full name||James Walsh|
|Date of birth||3 December 1930|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||6 August 2014(aged 83)|
|Place of death||Leicester, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
James Walsh (3 December 1930 – 6 August 2014) was a professional footballer who played for Celtic and Leicester City as a forward. He was a prolific goalscorer and scored the winning goals in both the finals of the 1951 Saint Mungo Cup and the 1953 Coronation Cup, as well as playing in the 1955 Scottish Cup Final for Celtic. He then moved to Leicester City in 1956, where he was twice the club's top scorer in 1958-59 and 1960–61. He also played as Leicester lost the 1961 FA Cup Final. He still remains as one of Leicester's top 10 all-time top goalscorers.
Walsh died on 6 August 2014 at the age of 83.
- Scottish League Champion: 1953-54
- Scottish Cup Runner-up: 1955
- Scottish League Cup Winner: 1956
- Coronation Cup Winner: 1953
- Saint Mungo Cup Winner: 1951
- "Jimmy Walsh". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
- "Celtic Again Prove Tradition Is Being Maintained". Evening Times. 2 August 1951. Retrieved 12 August 2019 – via The Celtic Wiki.
- "Celtic 2–0 Hibernian, Coronation Cup Final (contemporary newspaper scans)". The Celtic Wiki. 20 May 1953. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
- Dave Smith and Paul Taylor (2001). Of Fossils and Foxes: The Official Definitive History of Leicester City Football Club. p. 348. ISBN 1-899538-21-6.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
- "Former City cup final captain, Jimmy Walsh, dies". filbertway.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2014.
- Jimmy Walsh at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database