Jimmy Banks

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Jimmy Banks
Personal information
Full name James Banks
Date of birth (1964-09-02)September 2, 1964
Place of birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of death April 26, 2019(2019-04-26) (aged 54)
Place of death Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1987 Milwaukee Panthers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1993 Milwaukee Wave (indoor) 136 (31)
National team
1986–1991 United States 36 (0)
Teams managed
1999–2019 Milwaukee School of Engineering
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Banks (September 2, 1964 – April 26, 2019) was an American soccer player. He played as a defender.

Banks was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In college, he played for the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee's Milwaukee Panthers from 1983 to 1987. Between 1987 and 1993, he played indoor soccer for Milwaukee Wave. He played for the United States from 1986 to 1991. He played 36 games for his country, including two at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

Banks died of pancreatic cancer on April 26, 2019 in Milwaukee. He was 54.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "World Cup Veteran Jimmy Banks Passes Away at Age 54". U.S. Soccer. April 26, 2019. Retrieved April 26, 2019.

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