Jimmy Armfield in 2012.
|Full name||James Christopher Armfield|
|Date of birth||21 September 1935|
|Place of birth||Denton, Lancashire, England.|
|Date of death||22 January 2018(aged 82)|
|Place of death||Blackpool, Lancashire, England.|
|Height||5 ft 10 1⁄2 in (1.79 m)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Armfield played the whole of his Football League career at Blackpool, usually at right back. Between 1954 and 1971 he played 627 games in all competitions, scored six goals, and spent a decade as the club's captain. He also represented the England national team 43 times between 1959 and 1966, and captained them in 15 games.
References[change | change source]
- "Jimmy Armfield". England Football Online. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
- "Jimmy Armfield: A Football Gentleman, 5 live Sport - BBC Radio 5 live". BBC. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
- Glanville, Brian (22 January 2018). "Jimmy Armfield obituary". The Guardian.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Jimmy Armfield Bob's 70–71 footballers Jimmy Armfield
- Full Managerial Stats for Leeds United from WAFLL
- Jimmy Armfield Statue Fund website
- Armfield in the Blackpool Supporters Association Hall of Fame
- Jimmy Armfield on englandstats.com