Jimmy Armfield

Date of birth21 September 1935
Place of birthDenton
NationalityEnglish
PositionDefender
Died22 January 2018

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackpool 01 Sep 1954 30 Jun 1971

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1955-56 Football League Inter League 1
1957-58 Football League Inter League 1
1959-60 Football League Inter League 2
1960-61 Football League Inter League 2
1961-62 Football League Inter League 3
1962-63 Football League Inter League 2
1963-64 Football League Inter League 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Apr 1956 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE L 5-2 INTER LEAGUE
09 Oct 1957 Football League v League of Ireland W 3-1 Inter League
04 Nov 1959 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v LEAGUE OF IRELAND W 2-0 INTER LEAGUE
23 Mar 1960 Football League v Scottish League W 1-0 Inter League
12 Oct 1960 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v IRISH LEAGUE W 5-2 INTER LEAGUE
01 Nov 1960 Italian League v Football League L 4-2 INTER LEAGUE
11 Oct 1961 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v LEAGUE OF IRELAND W 5-2 INTER LEAGUE
08 Nov 1961 Football League v Italian League L 0-2 Inter League
21 Mar 1962 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v SCOTTISH LEAGUE L 3-4 INTER LEAGUE
31 Oct 1962 Football League v Irish League W 3-1 Inter League
29 Nov 1962 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v ITALIAN LEAGUE W 3-2 INTER LEAGUE
02 Oct 1963 LEAGUE OF IRELAND v FOOTBALL LEAGUE L 2-1 INTER LEAGUE


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1956-57 England Under-23 4
1957-58 England Under-23 1
1958-59 England International Friendly 4
1958-59 England Under-23 4
1959-60 England British Home Championship 1
1959-60 England International Friendly 3
1960-61 England British Home Championship 3
1960-61 England FIFA World Cup 2
1960-61 England International Friendly 4
1961-62 England British Home Championship 3
1961-62 England FIFA World Cup 6
1961-62 England International Friendly 3
1962-63 England British Home Championship 3
1962-63 England International Friendly 3
1962-63 England Representative 1
1962-63 England UEFA European Championship 2
1963-64 England British Home Championship 3
1963-64 England International Friendly 1
1965-66 England International Friendly 2
1968-69 England FA Tour 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Sep 1956 Denmark v England W 0-3 U23
19 May 1957 Bulgaria v England L 2-1 U23
26 May 1957 Romania v England W 0-1 U23
30 May 1957 Czechoslovakia v England W 0-2 U23
16 Oct 1957 England v Romania W 3-2 U23
24 Sep 1958 England v Poland W 4-1 U23
15 Oct 1958 England v Czechoslovakia W 3-0 U23
18 Mar 1959 France v England D 1-1 U23
07 May 1959 Italy v England W 0-3 U23
13 May 1959 Brazil v England L 2-0 International Friendly
17 May 1959 Peru v England L 4-1 International Friendly
24 May 1959 Mexico v England L 2-1 International Friendly
28 May 1959 USA v England W 1-8 International Friendly
09 Apr 1960 Scotland v England D 1-1 British Home Championship
11 May 1960 England v Yugoslavia D 3-3 International Friendly
15 May 1960 Spain v England L 3-0 International Friendly
22 May 1960 Hungary v England L 2-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 1960 Northern Ireland v England W 2-5 British Home Championship
19 Oct 1960 Luxembourg v England W 0-9 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
26 Oct 1960 England v Spain W 4-2 International Friendly
23 Nov 1960 England v Wales W 5-1 British Home Championship
15 Apr 1961 England v Scotland W 9-3 British Home Championship
10 May 1961 England v Mexico W 8-0 International Friendly
21 May 1961 Portugal v England D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
24 May 1961 Italy v England W 2-3 International Friendly
27 May 1961 Austria v England L 3-1 International Friendly
28 Sep 1961 England v Luxembourg W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
14 Oct 1961 Wales v England D 1-1 British Home Championship
25 Oct 1961 England v Portugal W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
22 Nov 1961 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
04 Apr 1962 England v Austria W 3-1 International Friendly
14 Apr 1962 Scotland v England L 2-0 British Home Championship
09 May 1962 England v Switzerland W 3-1 International Friendly
20 May 1962 Peru v England W 0-4 International Friendly
31 May 1962 Hungary v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
02 Jun 1962 England v Argentina W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
07 Jun 1962 Bulgaria v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
10 Jun 1962 Brazil v England L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
03 Oct 1962 England v France D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Preliminary round 1st leg
20 Oct 1962 Northern Ireland v England W 1-3 British Home Championship
21 Nov 1962 England v Wales W 4-0 British Home Championship
27 Feb 1963 France v England L 5-2 UEFA European Championship Preliminary round 2nd leg
06 Apr 1963 England v Scotland L 1-2 British Home Championship
08 May 1963 England v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
24 May 1963 England v Football League D 3-3 Representative
02 Jun 1963 East Germany v England W 1-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 1963 Switzerland v England W 1-8 International Friendly
12 Oct 1963 Wales v England W 0-4 British Home Championship
23 Oct 1963 England v Rest of the World W 2-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 1963 England v Northern Ireland W 8-3 British Home Championship
11 Apr 1964 Scotland v England L 1-0 British Home Championship
04 May 1966 England v Yugoslavia W 2-0 International Friendly
26 Jun 1966 Finland v England W 0-3 International Friendly
11 Jun 1969 NEW ZEALAND SQUAD XI v England W 0-5 FA TOUR


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.