Jimmy Frew


James Harty Frew (21 May 1892 – 27 April 1967) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a left back.

Jimmy Frew
Personal information
Full name James Harty Frew
Date of birth (1892-05-21)21 May 1892
Place of birth Kinghorn, Scotland
Date of death 27 April 1967(1967-04-27) (aged 74)
Place of death Leeds, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Position(s) Left back
Youth career
Kilsyth Emmet
Alloa Athletic
Newcastle City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1913–1920 Hearts 20 (0)
1920–1924 Leeds United 96 (0)
1924–1926 Bradford City 48 (0)
Total 164 (0)
National team
1916 Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career


Born in Kinghorn, Frew played for Kilsyth Emmet, Alloa Athletic, Newcastle City, Hearts,[2] Leeds United and Bradford City.[3][4]

While at Hearts, he made one appearance for Scotland in an unofficial wartime international in 1916 with club teammate Willie Wilson.[5] By that time both men had enlisted in 'McCrae's Battalion' of the Royal Scots, and Frew also served in the Royal Garrison Artillery during the conflict.[6][7]

For Leeds United he made 96 appearances in the Football League; he also made 3 appearances in the FA Cup.[8]

For Bradford City he made 48 appearances in the Football League.[9]

Sources


  • Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 0-907969-38-0.

References


  1. "The lure of promotion. Leeds United". Athletic News. Manchester. 13 August 1923. p. 6.
  2. "Hearts player James H Frew". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. "Profile". ozwhitelufc.net.au. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  4. Frost, p. 396
  5. "Profile". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  6. "Heart of Midlothian & the Great War". Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  7. "History 1914-1924". official website. Heart of Midlothian F.C. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  8. "Profile". leeds-fans.org.uk. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  9. Frost, p. 382