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Jim Campbell

Full name: James Campbell
Birthdate: 25.11.1918
Birthplace: Bridgeton, Glasgow
Position: Winger
Joined from: St Anthony's
Signed by: Tom Bromilow
Nationality: Scotland
First game: Chelsea, 05.01.1946
Last game: Chelsea, 05.01.1946
Games: 1
Goals: 0
Wartime Games 46 Goals: 11
Player Profile

Campbell made his Leicester debut during World War 2 at home against West Brom in October 1943.

He looked set to prosper with Celtic before the declaration of war forced the winger, who could play with both feet, to play guest matches for Aldershot, Folkestone, Clapton Orient and Chelsea while serving in the Dental Corps during the war.

He made 46 wartime appearances for Leicester, scoring eleven goals from out wide, during the three years of regional football action. He played one game for City in the FA Cup but was taken off with a cut eye and concussion.

A move to Walsall followed and he was briefly assistant manager at Reading while he studied dentistry at Birmingham University. On completion of his studies, Campbell moved back to Glasgow to take up practice. He was also a women's athletics coach and veteran marathon runner.

Seasons League FA Cup League Cup Europe OtherTotal
Year Division Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls
1945-46 South- -1 0- -- -- - 1 0
Total - -1 0- -- -- - 1 0

Appearances

DateResultOppositionCompetitionStartSubGoals
1 05.01.1946 1 - 1 Chelsea (A) FA Cup 3 leg 1

Wartime

SeasonsLEAGUEWAR CUPTOTAL
YearAppsGlsAppsGlsAppsGls
1943-4424 7- - 24 7
1944-4512 2- - 12 2
1945-4610 2- - 10 2
Total 46 11- - 46 11

Transfers

Club Fee Date
IN  St Anthony's Unknown October 1943
OUT  Walsall Unknown October 1946
Player 152 of 1165 ordered a-z
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