Jimmy Nicholson

Date of birth27 February 1943
Place of birthBelfast
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionMidfielder

A very talented wing-half emerging post-Munich. Strong in the tackle, constructive with a powerful shot, his early promise faded as injuries began to tell.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Feb 1960 01 Dec 1964
Huddersfield Town 01 Dec 1964 01 Dec 1973

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1960-61 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1960-61 Manchester United League Cup 3
1960-61 Manchester United League Division One 31
5
1961-62 Manchester United FA Cup 4
1
1961-62 Manchester United League Division One 17
1962-63 Manchester United League Division One 10


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
24 Aug 1960 Everton v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1960 Manchester United v Everton W 4-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 4-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1960 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1960 Manchester United v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1960 Manchester United v West Ham United W 6-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1960 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1960 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1960 Burnley v Manchester United L 5-3 League Division One
19 Oct 1960 Exeter City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Cup 1st round
22 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Exeter City W 4-1 League Cup 1st round replay
29 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1960 Bradford City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
05 Nov 1960 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1960 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1960 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1960 Cardiff City v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
03 Dec 1960 Manchester United v Preston North End W 1-0 League Division One
10 Dec 1960 Fulham v Manchester United D 4-4 League Division One
17 Dec 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
24 Dec 1960 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1960 Manchester United v Chelsea W 6-0 League Division One
31 Dec 1960 Manchester United v Manchester City W 5-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1961 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1961 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
21 Jan 1961 Leicester City v Manchester United L 6-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1961 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-7 FA Cup 4th round replay
04 Feb 1961 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1961 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1961 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
21 Oct 1961 Arsenal v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1961 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 0-3 League Division One
02 Dec 1961 Everton v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1961 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1961 Manchester United v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1961 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 6-3 League Division One
06 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
20 Jan 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1962 Manchester United v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Manchester City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
17 Feb 1962 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
28 Feb 1962 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1962 Preston North End v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
17 Mar 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1962 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1962 Leicester City v Manchester United L 4-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1962 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Fulham v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Manchester United v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1962 Leyton Orient v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
15 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
06 Oct 1962 Blackpool v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
13 Oct 1962 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers L 0-3 League Division One
08 Dec 1962 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 5-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1962 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One


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
1959-60 Northern Ireland B International 2
1960-61 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1961-62 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1961-62 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1961-62 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1961-62 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1962-63 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1962-63 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1962-63 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1963-64 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1964-65 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1
1964-65 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1964-65 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1965-66 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1965-66 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1965-66 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1
1966-67 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1967-68 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1968-69 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1968-69 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1969-70 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1969-70 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1970-71 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1970-71 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
2
1971-72 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
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
11 Nov 1959 Northern Ireland v France D 1-1 B INTER
16 Mar 1960 France v Northern Ireland L 5-0 B INTER
09 Nov 1960 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 5-2 British Home Championship
12 Apr 1961 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-5 British Home Championship
17 Oct 1961 Northern Ireland v Greece W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
22 Nov 1961 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
07 Feb 1962 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 U23
11 Apr 1962 Wales v Northern Ireland L 4-0 British Home Championship
09 May 1962 Netherlands v Northern Ireland L 4-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 1962 Poland v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship 1st round
20 Oct 1962 Northern Ireland v England L 1-3 British Home Championship
07 Nov 1962 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 5-1 British Home Championship
28 Nov 1962 Northern Ireland v Poland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship 1st round
27 Feb 1963 Wales v Northern Ireland L 5-1 U23
05 Feb 1964 Northern Ireland v Wales D 3-3 U23
10 Feb 1965 Wales v Northern Ireland D 2-2 Under-23
17 Mar 1965 Northern Ireland v Netherlands W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
31 Mar 1965 Northern Ireland v Wales L 0-5 British Home Championship
07 Apr 1965 Netherlands v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 May 1965 Northern Ireland v Albania W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
02 Oct 1965 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 3-2 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1965 England v Northern Ireland L 2-1 British Home Championship
24 Nov 1965 Albania v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
30 Mar 1966 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-4 British Home Championship
22 Jun 1966 Northern Ireland v Mexico W 4-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 1966 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
12 Apr 1967 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
21 Oct 1967 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
22 Nov 1967 England v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
28 Feb 1968 Wales v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
23 Oct 1968 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Dec 1968 Turkey v Northern Ireland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
03 May 1969 Northern Ireland v England L 1-3 British Home Championship
06 May 1969 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
10 May 1969 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
10 Sep 1969 Northern Ireland v USSR D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
22 Oct 1969 USSR v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
18 Apr 1970 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 0-1 British Home Championship
21 Apr 1970 England v Northern Ireland L 3-1 British Home Championship
25 Apr 1970 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
03 Feb 1971 Cyprus v Northern Ireland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
21 Apr 1971 Northern Ireland v Cyprus W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
15 May 1971 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
18 May 1971 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Home Championship
22 May 1971 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
22 Sep 1971 USSR v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
13 Oct 1971 Northern Ireland v USSR D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4


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