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Jimmy
Armfield
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Personal information
Full name James Christopher Armfield
Date of birth 21 September 1935 (1935-09-21) (age 84)
Place of birth    Denton, Lancashire, England
Date of death    22 January 2018(2018-01-22) (aged 82)
Place of death    Blackpool, England
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1954-1971 England Blackpool 569 00(6)   
National team
1956-1959
1959-1966
England England U23
England England
0000(0)
043 00(0)
Teams managed
1971-1974
1974-1978
England Bolton Wanderers
England Leeds United

James Christopher Armfield, OBE DL (21 September 1935 – 22 January 2018) was an English professional football player and manager who latterly worked as a football pundit for BBC Radio Five Live. He played the whole of his Football League career at Blackpool, usually at right back. Between 1954 and 1971 he played 627 games in all competitions, scored six goals, and spent a decade as the club's captain. He also represented the England national team 43 times between 1959 and 1966, and captained them in 15 games. He was a member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning squad. After retiring from playing, Armfield managed Bolton Wanderers and Leeds United.

Honours

As player

England

As manager

Bolton Wanderers

  • Football League Third Division champion (1972-73)

Leeds United

External links

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Leeds United Football Club - Managers

Ray (1919–20) • Fairclough (1920–1927) • Ray (1927–35) • Hampson (1935–47) • Edwards (1947–48) • Buckley (1948–53) • Carter (1953–58) • Edwards (1958c) • Lambton (1958–59) • Taylor (1959–61) • Revie (1961–74) • Clough (1974) • Lindley (1974c) • Armfield (1974–78) • Lindley (1978c) • Stein (1978) • Lindley (1978c) • Adamson (1978–80) • Lindley (1980c) • Merrington (1980c) • Clarke (1980–82) • Gray (1982–85) • Gunby (1985c) • Bremner (1985–88) • Hunter (1988c) • Wilkinson (1988–96) • Graham (1996–98) • O'Leary (1998–2002) • Venables (2002–03) • Reid (2003) • Gray (2003–04c) • Blackwell (2004–06) • Carver (2006c) • Geddis (2006c) • Wise (2006–08) • Williams (2008c) • McAllister (2008) • Grayson (2008–12) • Redfearn (2012c) • Warnock (2012–13) • Redfearn (2013c) • McDermott (2013–14) • Hockaday (2014) • Redfearn (2014c) • Milanič (2014) • Redfearn (2014–15) • Rösler (2015) • Evans (2015–16) • Monk (2016–17) • Christiansen (2017–18) • Heckingbottom (2018) • Bielsa (2018–)

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England England
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England – 1962 FIFA World Cup

1. Springett 2. Armfield 3. Wilson 4. Robson 5. Swan 6. Flowers 7. Connelly 8. Greaves 9. Hitchens 10. Haynes 11. Charlton 12. Hodgkinson 13. Kevan 14. Anderson 15. Norman 16. Moore 17. Douglas 18. Hunt 19. Peacock 20. Eastham 21. Howe 22. Banks

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England – 1966 FIFA World Cup – Winners

1. Banks 2. Cohen 3. Wilson 4. Stiles 5. J. Charlton 6. Moore 7. Ball 8. Greaves 9. B. Charlton 10. Hurst 11. Connelly 12. Springett 13. Bonetti 14. Armfield 15. Byrne 16. Peters 17. Flowers 18. Hunter 19. Paine 20. Callaghan 21. Hunt 22. Eastham

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