Jimmy Watson (footballer, born 1924)

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Jimmy Watson
Personal information
Full name James Watson[1]
Date of birth (1924-01-16)16 January 1924
Place of birth Plean, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Date of death 11 April 1996(1996-04-11) (aged 72)[2]
Place of death Dunfermline, Scotland
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Armadale Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1952 Motherwell[3] 147 (48)
1952–1957 Huddersfield Town[3] 140 (29)
1957–1959 Dunfermline Athletic[3] 58 (31)
National team
1947–1953 Scotland[3] 2 (0)
1950 Scottish League XI 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jimmy Watson (16 January 1924 – 11 April 1996) was a Scottish footballer who played as a striker for Armadale Thistle, Motherwell, Huddersfield Town and Dunfermline Athletic. He was born in Plean, Scotland.

He earned two caps for Scotland, both against Northern Ireland.[4] Watson was also selected for the Scottish League XI.[5]