James Ashcroft (Jimmy Ashcroft)


Ashcroft in media.

About Jimmy Ashcroft.

Born: September 12 – 1878, in Liverpool (Lancashire), in England.
Passed away: April 9 – 1943, in Liverpool (Lancashire), in England.

Position: Goalkeeper.

Height: 5 ‘ 10 ½.
Weight: 12 ‘ 1.

Career:
Wilbyn’s United.
Anfield Recreation Club.
Garston Copperworks.
Everton, 1897.
* Gravesend (outside Football League), 1899.
** Transferred to Woolwich Arsenal for £25.
Woolwich Arsenal, signed, June – 1900.
* Kept 20 clean sheets in the League (club record).
Blackburn Rovers, 1908.
Tranmere Rovers, 1913.
* War time guest for Liverpool.

Merits:
England A-international: 3 games (1906: Ireland, Wales, Scotland).
Football League, 1st Division, winner: 1911/12 (Blackburn Rovers).
Secretary, Players’ Union, elected, January 27 – 1908.

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