Player profile

Jimmy Dawson

Jimmy Dawson

Birthdate: 13 August 1890
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death: 1933
Other clubs: Musselburgh, Leith Athletic (1910-12), Hearts (1917-19), Dumbarton (1919-20), St Bernards (1920-21), Albion Rovers (1921), Alloa Athletic (1921-22), Clackmannan (1922), St Mirren (1922-23), Bo’ness (1923), Leith Athletic (2 / 1923-)
Bought from: Leith Athletic
Signed for LFC: 17.12.1912
International debut: Edinburgh Emmett
Liverpool debut: 01.11.1913
Last appearance: 15.04.1914
Debut goal: 29.11.1913
Last goal: 15.04.1914
Contract expiry: 07.12.1917
Win ratio: 21.43% W:3 D:4 L:7
Games/goals ratio: 4.67
Wartime games/goals: 11 / 2
LFC league games/goals: 13 / 3
Total LFC games/goals: 14 / 3

Player profile

All of Dawson's 14 first-team games for the club came during the 1913/14 season. One press report noted that the inside-forward was "artistic but needed to infuse more devil into his work at close quarters." There was certainly a devil present when Dawson got sent off along with Stoke's Joe Jones in a wartime match on 18 September 1915. The pair collided and "angry words ensued." They squared up to each other but no blows were struck. The referee was going to overlook their differences but the players wouldn't let go of the matter so he had no alternative than to dismiss them. Dawson was suspended for two weeks by the Football Association.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 13 1 0 0 0 14
1913-1914 13 1 0 0 0 14

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Manchester United
2 Burnley
2 Bradford City
1 Barnsley
1 Tottenham
1 Sunderland
1 Aston Villa
1 Newcastle United
1 Preston North End
1 Blackburn Rovers
1 Everton
Total Competition
13 League
1 FA Cup

Goals per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 3 0 0 0 0 3
1913-1914 3 0 0 0 0 3

A more detailed look at the player's goalscoring

Total Competition
3 League
Total Goal minute period
1 1-15 minutes
2 16-30 minutes
Total Open play/Penalty
3 Open play

Wartime Appearances / Goals

Season Appearances Goals
1915-1916 11 2

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 01.11.1913 Manchester United Old Trafford League

Milestone Goals

# Minute Date Against Stadium Competition
1 26 29.11.1913 Tottenham Anfield League

Related Quotes

"Artistic, but needed to infuse more into his work at close quarters."

Football reporter on James Dawson's debut vs. Man Utd on 1st November 1913

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