Jimmy Goodfellow

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Jimmy Goodfellow
Jimmy Goodfellow.jpg
Goodfellow playing for Cardiff City Legends, 2009
Personal information
Full name James Goodfellow
Date of birth (1943-09-16)16 September 1943
Place of birth Bishop Auckland, England
Date of death 22 April 2020(2020-04-22) (aged 76)
Place of death South Wales
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Consett
Crook Town
Bishop Auckland
1966–1969 Port Vale 85 (10)
1969–1973 Workington 199 (15)
1973–1978 Rotherham United 192 (8)
1978–1979 Stockport County 3 (0)
Total 479+ (33+)
Teams managed
1984 Cardiff City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Goodfellow (16 September 1943 – 22 April 2020) was an English professional footballer and manager. He played as a midfielder.

Goodfellow was born in Bishop Auckland. In the Football League, he played for Port Vale, Workington, Rotherham United and Stockport County. He scored 33 goals in 479 league games in a 13-year career in the Football League. He later managed Cardiff City in 1984.

Goodfellow died in South Wales on 22 April 2020 at the age of 76.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jimmy Goodfellow: Former Cardiff City manager dies aged 76". BBC Sport. 22 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2020.