Jimmy Greaves

English footballer (born 1940)

Jimmy Greaves (born 20 February 1940) is a former English football player. He has played for England national team. In May 2015, he experienced a stroke.[1]

Jimmy Greaves
Jimmy Greaves at Cheslea FC December 2011 (crop).jpg
Personal information
Full name James Peter Greaves
Date of birth (1940-02-20) 20 February 1940 (age 80)
Place of birth East Ham, London, England
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957-1961
1961
1961-1970
1970-1971
Chelsea
Milan
Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United
National team
1959-1967 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1957/58 Chelsea First Division 35 22 2 0 - - 37 22
1958/59 42 32 2 2 - 3 3 47 37
1959/60 40 29 2 1 - - 42 30
1960/61 40 41 1 0 2 2 - 43 43
ItalyLeague Coppa Italia Supercoppa Italiana EuropeTotal
1961/62 Milan Serie A 14 9 0 0 - - 14 9
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1961/62 Tottenham Hotspur First Division 22 21 7 9 0 0 2 0 31 30
1962/63 41 37 1 0 0 0 6 5 48 43
1963/64 41 35 2 0 0 0 2 1 45 36
1964/65 41 29 4 6 0 0 - 45 35
1965/66 29 15 2 1 0 0 - 31 16
1966/67 38 25 8 6 1 0 - 47 31
1967/68 39 23 4 3 0 0 4 3 47 28
1968/69 42 27 4 4 6 5 - 52 36
1969/70 28 8 4 3 1 0 - 33 11
1969/70 West Ham United First Division 6 4 0 0 0 0 - 6 4
1970/71 32 9 1 0 1 0 - 34 9
Country England 516 357 44 35 11 7 17 12 588 411
Italy 14 9 0 0 - - 14 9
Total 530 366 44 35 11 7 17 12 602 420

International career statisticsEdit

[2]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1959 5 2
1960 6 9
1961 4 5
1962 10 6
1963 8 8
1964 9 6
1965 5 2
1966 7 5
1967 3 1
Total 57 44

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jimmy Greaves: Former England & Spurs striker in intensive care". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  2. "James Peter "Jimmy" Greaves - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com.