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James David Ross (James Ross or Jimmy Ross) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com


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About Jimmy Ross:

Born: March 28, 1866: Edinburgh (Midlothian), in Scotland.
Passed away: June 12, 1902: Monsall Hospital (Manchester, Lancashire), in England.

Nickname: Little Demon.

Position: Inside right.

Height: 168 cm. (5ft. 6 ½in.);
Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 5lb.).
** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: December 21, 1896.

Career:
Heart of Midlothian.
Preston North End, signed, November, 1883.
* Played one match for Preston Swifts (v. Preston North End): August 2, 1884.
* Played one match for Blackpool (v Burnley): September 13, 1884.
* 1888-89: 21-19 (Football League); 5-1 (FA Cup);
* 1889-90: 21-19 (Football League); 3-2 (FA Cup);
* 1890-91: 13-5 (Football League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1891-92: 26-16 (Football League); 4-2 (FA Cup);
* 1892-93: 25-8 (Football League 1); 7-4 (FA Cup);
* 1893-94: 24-18 (Football League 1); 2-6 (FA Cup); 1-1 (Football League Test match).
* Transferred to Liverpool for £75.
Liverpool: Signed: August 19, 1894;
* registered with the Football League: August 20, 1894;
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches: September 1, 1894.
* 1894-95: 27-12 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Football League Test match);
* 1895-96: 25-23 (Football League 2); 2-1 (FA Cup); 4-0 (Football League Test matches);
* 1896-97: 21-2 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup).
Burnley: Signed: March, 1897.
* 1896-97: 4-1 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1897-98: 27-23 (Football League 2); 3-1 (FA Cup); 4-1 (Football League Test matches);
* 1898-99: 20-5 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup),
** Transferred to Manchester City for £150.
Manchester City: Signed: February 24, 1899.
* 1898-99: 9-7 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1899-00: 26-10 (Football League 1); 1-1 (FA Cup);
* 1900-01: 25-3 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1901-02: 7-1 (Football League); 1-0 (FA Cup).

Merits:
Football League Winner: 1888-89 (Preston North End); 1889-90 (Preston North End).
Football League Second Division Winner: 1895-96 (Liverpool); 1897-98 (Burnley); 1898-99 (Manchester City).
FA Cup Winner: 1888-89: (Preston North End).
Lancashire Cup Winner: 1886-87 (Preston North End), 1892-93 (Preston North End).

Image(s):
Preston Herald: March 24, 1888:

Preston Herald: March 30, 1889.

Cricket and Football Field: May 4, 1895.
Jimmy Ross May 4 1895

Lancashire Evening Post: January 12, 1901.

Yorkshire Evening Post: June 13, 1902.
James Ross 1902 II

Edinburgh Evening News: June 13, 1902.
James Ross 1902

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