|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)|
|* 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.
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|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Total|
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|Bolton Wanderers||1 August 1971||4 October 1974||180||80||47||53||44.4|
|Leeds United||4 October 1974||30 June 1978||193||87||47||59||45.1|
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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.
- "Ex-England star Jimmy Armfield diagnosed with cancer for a second time". Daily Mail. 4 November 2016.
- Hayward, Paul (23 January 2018). "Charming and wise Jimmy Armfield had a profound gift for empathy that instilled the game with dignity". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
- "Club Honours - Bolton Wanderers". www.bwfc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2022-12-25. Retrieved 2023-11-13.
- McQueen, Gordon (22 January 2018). "Quiet, thoughtful and good – Jimmy Armfield was a top manager". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 August 2019.