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Jimmy Hughes
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Full name James Hughes
Date of birth August 29, 1909
Place of birth    Coxhoe, England
Date of death    January 1966
Playing position Inside right, Inside left, Striker
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*

Northumberland Fusiliers
York City
Hartlepools United
York City
Hartlepools United
0? 0(?)
15 0(5)
08 0(3)
91 (25)
00 0(0)   

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

James "Jimmy" Hughes (August 29, 1909 in Coxhoe, England – January 1966) was an English footballer.


Hughes was a regular in the Army and served in the Second Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.[1] When stationed at Catterick, he played several games for York City reserves as an amateur in the 1933–34 season.[1]

After leaving the forces, he signed professionally for York in August 1934.[1] He joined Hartlepools United in 1935 after making 17 appearances and scoring 5 goals for York.[2][1] He returned to York in the same year after making eight appearances and scoring three goals in the league for Hartlepool.[2] He established himself in the side and played in all of the FA Cup ties of the 1936–37 and 1937–38 seasons.[1] He rejoined Hartlepools in 1939 after making 109 appearances and scoring 28 goals in his second spell for York.[1]

During World War II, he was a prisoner of war in Germany.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Batters, Dave (1990). "York City Stars". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p174. ISBN 0907969690.  
  2. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Tony Brown. pp. p132. ISBN 1899468676.  


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