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John Ballagher

John Ballagher (born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, 21 March 1936) was an English footballer. He played professionally for Sheffield Wednesday, Doncaster Rovers and Gillingham between 1957 and 1964, making a total of 85 Football League appearances.

John Anderson (footballer, born 1972)

John Anderson (born 2 October 1972 in Inverclyde) is a Scottish coach and former footballer, who played as a Defender. He had been the Under 18’s Manager at Leeds United. He was Manager at North Ferriby United between 2010 and 2011.

Joel Byrom

Joel Alan Byrom (born 14 September 1986) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for League Two club Mansfield Town.
Byrom started his career at Blackburn Rovers at the age of 14, and spent four and a half years on the club’s books, progressing from their centre of excellence to the reserve team. However, he failed to make any first-team appearances for the club, and was subsequently released in summer 2006. He joined League Two outfit Accrington Stanley before the start of the 2006–07 season, but only managed a total of two appearances. He was released by the club in January 2007, and opted to join local side Clitheroe on a short-term basis. Byrom then joined Southport, scoring twice in two appearances for the side, before rejoining Clitheroe in August 2007; captaining the side at the age of 20.
He attracted the interest of Northwich Victoria, who subsequently signed him for a small four-figure fee in January 2008. Byrom spent a year and a half at the Cheshire club, before joining Stevenage for a fee of £15,000 in May 2009 – helping them achieve promotion to the Football League for the first time in the club’s history. Byrom was also part of the Stevenage side that earned back-to-back promotions to League One during the 2010–11 season. He has also played for the England C team and earned his solitary cap in a game against the Belgium U21 team.

Joe Roulson

Joseph “Joe” Roulson (7 October 1891 – 1952) was an English professional footballer who played as a right half. He played for Birmingham both before and after the First World War, making 125 appearances in all competitions, and helped them win the championship of the Football League Second Division in 1920–21.
Roulson, a native of Sheffield, became a steelworker, and signed for Birmingham from his works team, Cammell Laird of the Sheffield Works League. He was a competitive, “hard-man” type of half-back, similar to his team-mate Percy Barton. After leaving Birmingham he played for Swansea Town and Clapton Orient and then returned to Sheffield. He died in 1952, aged about 60.

Joe North

Ernest Joseph “Joe” North MM (born Burton-on-Trent, 23 September 1895, died Havant, 24 August 1955) was an English professional football and cricket player.
North’s early career was interrupted by World War I, where he fought as an acting sergeant in the Royal Engineers and the Machine Gun Corps and then as a lieutenant in the Tank Corps. He won the Military Medal during the conflict. However, during this time he guested for Sheffield United, before joining Arsenal after the war’s end, in 1919, as an amateur. A centre forward, he was mainly a reserve in the side, as understudy to Henry White and Fred Pagnam. He still scored on his League debut, though, in a First Division match against Oldham Athletic on 7 February 1920. However, he could not fully break into the team, making 23 appearances (scoring six goals) in three seasons before leaving Arsenal for Reading in May 1922.
He later played for Watford, Norwich City and Gillingham. After retiring he was briefly a coach at Northfleet United. He also played cricket for Middlesex and later became an umpire in the Minor Counties Championship.

Joe McBride (footballer, born 1960)

Joe McBride (born 7 August 1960 in Glasgow) is a former Scottish footballer who played for several clubs, including Everton, Rotherham United, Hibernian, and Dundee. McBride’s father, also named Joe, was a prolific goalscorer during the 1960s.

Joe Mawson

Joeseph Spence “Joe” Mawson (26 October 1905 – 10 September 1959) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Crewe Alexandra, Nottingham Forest, Stockport County and Stoke City.

Joe Martin (footballer)

Joseph John “Joe” Martin (born 29 November 1988) is an English professional footballer who plays for Millwall. He is a left-sided defender, who can also play as a midfielder. He represented England at under-16 and under-17 levels.

Joe Keetley

Joseph “Joe” Frederick Keetley (28 June 1897 — 30 March 1958), also known as Jack Keetley, was an English footballer who played as a forward.
He was born in Derby one of eleven brothers and one sister. Like eight of his brothers he started off playing for the local amateur Victoria Ironworks team. He and five of his brothers, Arthur, Harry, Tom, Frank and Charlie, went on to play professionally in the Football League.

Joe Hutton (footballer)

JosephJoeHutton (18 November 1927 – April 1999) was a Scottish footballer who played in the Football League for Gillingham, Millwall, Reading and Stoke City.

Jock Henderson (footballer, born 1895)

John “Jock” Henderson (born 1895, died 1957) was a Scottish professional association football player. He played for Manchester City, Southend United, Gillingham and Dunfermline Athletic shortly after the First World War. He was born and died in Kelty.

Jimmy Weston

James John “Jimmy” Weston (born 16 September 1955) is an English former professional footballer. He spent five years at Blackpool in the early 1970s and 1980s, making over one hundred Football League appearances for the club. He also played for two other Football League clubs, namely Torquay United and Wigan Athletic. He played as a midfielder.

Jimmy Watson (footballer, born 1914)

William James Boyd “Jimmy” Watson (1 January 1914 – 1979) was an English footballer player who played professionally for clubs including Northampton Town, Notts County and Gillingham, for whom he made over 100 Football League appearances.

Jimmy Thompson (footballer, born 1899)

James “Jimmy” Thompson (24 January 1899 – 1961) was an English footballer who played for Bathgate, Oldham Athletic, Manchester City, Stalybridge Celtic, Ashton National Gas, Port Vale, Accrington Stanley, Swindon Town, Crewe Alexandra, and Hurst.

Jimmy Seal

James “Jimmy” Seal (born 9 December 1950) is an English former footballer who played as a striker.

Jimmy Owen

Jimmy Owen (born 1864; date of death unknown) was an English footballer for Port Vale and Stoke during the 1880s.

Jimmy Neil

James “Jimmy” Neil (born 28 February 1976) is an English former professional footballer who played in the English Football League between 1994 and 1999, and played on the right side of midfield. He could also be used at right back. During his career he played for Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United and Grantham Town.

Jimmy Lindsay (footballer, born 1958)

James Alexander “Jimmy” Lindsay (born 5 October 1958), is a Scottish former footballer who played as a winger for three clubs in the Scottish Football League. He is currently the U17s Coach of Luxol Sports Club.

Jimmy Guthrie (footballer)

Jimmy Guthrie was born James Wallace Taylor Guthrie in Luncarty, Perthshire, Scotland on 6 June 1912. He played for Luncarty City Boys, Perth Thistle F.C. and Scone Thistle before joining Dundee for the 1932/33 season. In August 1937 he was transferred to Portsmouth of the English First Division for a fee of £4,000.
He played 94 times for ‘Pompey’ most famously captaining the team to a 4-1 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 1939 FA Cup Final. A car accident later in 1939 and the suspension of competitive football during the Second World War put an end to his playing career.
Throughout his career he was active in the Players’ Union and he became the Union’s fifth Chairman in August 1946 holding the position until 1957. He did much of the campaigning work that later saw the abolition of the maximum wage. His book ‘Soccer Rebel’, published in 1976, documents his time at the Players’ Union and includes commentary about the subsequent work of the renamed Professional Footballers’ Association and the state of the English game.
He died in hospital in London on September 10, 1981.

Jimmy Gardner (footballer)

James FrancisJimmyGardner (born 27 September 1967 in Dunfermline) is a Scottish ex-professional football winger.

Jimmy Croal

James Anderson “Jimmy” Croal (27 July 1885 – 16 September 1939) was a Scottish footballer and schoolmaster who played for Falkirk, Rangers and Chelsea. He was judged to be a clever inside left who when paired with Bob McNeil was very effective.

Jimmy Collins (footballer, born 1937)

James ‘Jimmy’ Collins (21 December 1937 in Sorn) is a former Scottish professional footballer who played for Lugar Boswell Thistle, Tottenham Hotspur, Brighton & Hove Albion.

Jimmy Cochrane (footballer, born 1935)

James Cochrane (born 26 October 1935) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham City and Walsall.

Jimmy Banks (English footballer)

James Andrew “Jimmy” Banks (28 April 1893 – 1942) was an English professional footballer who played for Starcliffe Celtic, St Gregorys, All Saints, Spennymoor United, Willington, Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City and Luton Town.