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Tildesley: James (Jim)

1909-1909 (Leeds City Player Details)

Right Back

Born: Halesowen: 07-10-1881

Debut: v Clapton Orient (h): 25-12-1909

Height & Weight: Unknown

Tildesley started with his hometown club Halesowen St John, before he joined First Division Newcastle United in February 1903. He played twenty-one League games and one F.A. Cup tie before joining Middlesbrough in September 1906. At Gallowgate he won two Northern League Championships with their ‘A’ team. He was mainly an understudy to Jim Carr and Bill McCracken. He moved to Middlesbrough in September 1906 and played twenty-three League and two F.A. Cup games after spending most of his time in the reserves before he was sold to Second Division Leeds City for Ł200. He went straight into the Leeds first team at Left Back but could not claim a regular place but played another five League games and one F.A. Cup game at Right Back before departing for Non-League Luton Town. He later scouted for Newcastle United and discovered Bob Roxburgh as a player, who later became a long-serving Trainer and physio at Elland Road with Leeds United. Tildesley's brother Thomas was also on Newcastle’s books. He died at Newcastle in January 1963.

League 60
F.A. Cup 10