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Jimmy Rudd

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Position Left winger
Born 25 Oct 1919, Dublin (Republic of Ireland)
Height 167 cm
Weight 63 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Manchester City 01 Jan 1938 01 Mar 1947 2 0  
York City 01 Mar 1947 07 Feb 1949 83 23  
Leeds United 07 Feb 1949 03 Oct 1949 18 1  
Rotherham United 03 Oct 1949 01 Oct 1951 75 11  
Scunthorpe United 01 Oct 1951 01 Sep 1952 32 4  
Workington 01 Sep 1952 01 Jun 1953 17 1  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1948 - 1949 12  0  0  0  0 
1949 - 1950 61 0  0  0  0 
Total 181 0  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Irish winger who played over here during the war. He started his English career with Manchester City - very briefly - and was a Leeds player for just 8 months before moving round a whole variety of clubs, but ended up living back in Manchester on his retirement from the game.

William Charlton says: I'm a great soccer fan seen the greatest, no body but nobody possessed the box of tricks that Rudd had. YOU OLDER fans must remember how JIMMY WOULD beat COUPLE OF defenders turn around beat them again then as cheeky as ever sit on the ball & pretend to polish his boots 7 HOW ABOUT HIS direct free kicks stand aside beakham. jimmy was a fool to himself, booze & his attitude stopped him from greater things regarding soccer

Colin John Rudd says: he was my dad. He died of cancer in 1985, December 8, never complained and was very brave.I saw him control a cig packet without it touching the ground for ages, that was REAL class!!!


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