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Jimmy Cookson
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Full name James Cookson
Date of birth 6 December 1904
Place of birth    Manchester, England
Date of death    December 1970 (aged 65 or 66)
Place of death    Warminster, England
Playing position Centre-forward
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1923–1925
1925–1927
1927–1933
1933–1935
1935–1938
Manchester City
Chesterfield
West Bromwich Albion
Plymouth Argyle
Swindon Town
   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

James Cookson (6 December 1904 – December 1970), better known as Jimmy Cookson, was an English footballer who played as a centre-forward.

Biography

Cookson was born in Manchester. He turned professional with Manchester City in August 1923 before moving on to Chesterfield in April 1925. In August 1927 he joined West Bromwich Albion for a fee of £2500. Later in his career he played for Plymouth Argyle and Swindon Town before retiring in May 1938 to become a publican. He died in Warminster in 1970.

References

  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 54. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.  

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