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Jimmy Stott

Jimmy Stott

Birthdate: 6 November 1870
Birthplace: Darlington, England
Date of death: 8 October 1908
Other clubs: Cambuslang (1889-90), South Bank (1890-92), Middlesbrough (1892-93), Grimsby Town (1894-95), Newcastle United (1895-99), Middlesbrough (2 / 1899-1900)
Bought from: Middlesbrough
Signed for LFC: 06.08.1893
Liverpool debut: 02.09.1893
Last appearance: 24.02.1894
Debut goal: 16.09.1893
Last goal: 03.02.1894
Contract expiry: 29 July 1894
Win ratio: 82.35% W:14 D:2 L:1
Games/goals ratio: 1.21
Honours: Second Division 1893/94
Total games/goals opposite LFC: 4 / 0
LFC league games/goals: 15 / 14
Total LFC games/goals: 17 / 14

Player profile

Stott was only at Anfield for one season in 1893/94, but distinguished himself by being the club's top-scorer that year, netting 14 times in just 17 appearances as the club was promoted to the top division at the first time of asking. He played in 13 of the first 14 League games but only made a further three appearances during the second half of the season. The highlight was a hat-trick in the 6-0 trouncing of Middlesbrough Ironopolis at Anfield in October 1893. Stott was Newcastle United's captain from 1896-1898. The club gained promotion from the Second Division at the end of his captaincy. He made 125 appearances for the Magpies in four years, earning the reputation of being a tough customer on the field. In 1896 he was censured by the Newcastle Board for "continual fouling of his opponent". Sadly he contracted a brain tumour and died in a "lunatic asylum" (as a mental institution was so crudely named in those days) on 9 October 1908.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 15 2 0 0 0 17
1893-1894 15 2 0 0 0 17

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Manchester City
2 Arsenal
2 Birmingham City
2 Notts County
2 Middlesbrough I.
1 Rotherham Town
1 Burton Swifts
1 Northwich Vict.
1 Grimsby Town
1 Bolton Wanderers
1 Lincoln City
1 Newcastle United
Total Competition
15 League
2 FA Cup

Goals per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 14 0 0 0 0 14
1893-1894 14 0 0 0 0 14

A more detailed look at the player's goalscoring

Total Competition
14 League
Total Open play/Penalty
14 Open play

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 02.09.1893 Middlesbrough I. Paradise Field League

Milestone Goals

# Minute Date Against Stadium Competition
1 80 16.09.1893 Ardwick Hyde Road League

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Stott is the hero

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Hat trick hero Stott

Stott scored three goals against Middlesbrough Ironopolis on 7 October 1893.More

Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Cambuslang 1889-1890 Scotland N/A N/A N/A N/A
South Bank 1890-1892 Northern League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Middlesbrough 1892-1893 Northern League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Grimsby Town 1894-1895 England First Division 29 4 33 5
Newcastle United 1895-1896 England Second Division 30 4 36 6
Newcastle United 1896-1897 England Second Division 29 3 30 3
Newcastle United 1897-1898 England Second Division 26 2 35 2
Newcastle United 1898-1899 England First Division 28 0 30 0
Middlesbrough 1899-1900 England Second Division 1 0 1 0
Total 143 13 165 16
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