|Full name||James Yardley|
|Date of birth||16 April 1903|
|Place of birth||Wishaw, Scotland|
|Date of death||1959 (aged 55–56)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Yardley signed for Luton Town from Clapton Orient during the 1926–27 season, but failed to score before the season ended. During 1927–28, his first full season with the club, Yardley scored 23 league goals. He continued his good form the next season, scoring 19. He continued his good form until 1932, when he was surprisingly sold to Charlton Athletic.