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About Jimmy Trainer:

Born: January 7, 1863: Wrexham, Wales.
Passed away: August 5, 1915: Paddington, London, England.
Funeral: August 7, 1915: Paddington Cemetery, London, England.

Position: Goalkeeper.

Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.);
Weight: 76 kilos (12st.).

Career:
Penybryn Wanderers: 1876.
Wrexham Grosvenor: 1878.
Wrexham: 1881.
Great Lever: Signed: December, 1883.
Bolton Wanderers: Signed: August, 1885.
Preston North End: Signed: August, 1887.
* 1888-89: 20-0 (Football League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1889-90: 22-0 (Football League); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1890-91: 22-0 (Football League); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1891-92: 26-0 (Football League); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1892-93: 30-0 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup);
* 1893-94: 30-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1894-95: 30-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1895-96: 19-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1896-97: 30-0 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup);
* 1897-98: 24-0 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup).
** While with North End he was also the landlord of the Lamb Hotel.
** Died in poverty in London in 1915.

Merits:
Wales A 20-0.
Football League Winner: 1888-89 (Preston North End), 1889-90 (Preston North End).
Welsh FA Cup Winner: 1882-83 (Wrexham).

Image(s):
North Devon Gazette: January 5, 1897.

Sporting Life: March 8, 1897.

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