16 October 2008

Jimmie J Smith

Name: James J. Smith
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Position: Inside-Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 2 Full Caps (1901); Irish League: 3 Caps (1899-1901).
Club Honours: (with Distillery) Irish League Champion 1900/01; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1899/00; Belfast Charity Cup Winner 1899/00; (with Glentoran) Co. Antrin Shield Winner 1901/02; Belfast Charity Cup Winner 1901/02.

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Glentoran
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Distillery
99/00-00/01
-1899
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*49/23
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Glentoran
01/02-03/04
-1901
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*62/23
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TOTALS
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£-
111/46
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* all domestic games.

Biography:
A free-scoring forward, Jimmie Smith moved from Glentoran IIs to Distillery where he made his debut on 2 September 1899. While with the Whites he won an Irish League title, Co. Antrim Shield and Charity Cup as well as representing Ireland and the Irish League.

Smith returned to Glentoran in 1901, and while at the Oval he continued to score regularly and won further Shield and Charity Cup gongs.

More to follow.

Ireland Cap Details:
23-02-1901 Scotland A L 0-11 BC
23-03-1901 Wales... H L 0- 1 BC

Summary: 2/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 2.

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