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Jimmy Boyle (born 19 February 1967) is a Scottish football player and coach, best known for the eight years he spent with the original Airdrieonians, and the manager of new Airdrieonians from 2010–2013. He played in two Scottish Cup Finals in his time with the original Airdrieonians.

Jimmy Boyle
Personal information
Full name James Thompson Boyle[1]
Date of birth (1967-02-19) 19 February 1967 (age 52)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 Queens Park 147 (16)
1989–1997 Airdrieonians 242 (15)
1997–1998 Partick Thistle 36 (2)
1998–1999 Livingston 34 (1)
1999–2000 Alloa Athletic 16 (1)
2000–2002 Cowdenbeath 68 (1)
2002–2003 Airdrie United 9 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2013 Airdrieonians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Having managed the Airdrie Under-19s at the club for several years, he succeeded Kenny Black as interim first team manager in July 2010, with the appointment being made permanent in September 2010.[2] Boyle was sacked in October 2013, with the team bottom of the 2013–14 Scottish League One table.[3]

Boyle moved into a role within the Scottish Football Association before being appointed Dundee F.C. Head of Youth Development in April 2016.[4] He was appointed Dundee assistant manager in October 2018,[5] but he was sacked on 12 May 2019 after the club had been relegated from the Premiership.[6]

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Manager statisticsEdit

As of 19 October 2013

Managerial record by team and tenure
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Airdrieonians   20 June 2010 21 October 2013 144 43 32 69 029.86
Career Total 144 43 32 69 029.86

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Airdrieonians
Livingston
Cowdenbeath

ManagerEdit

Airdrieonians

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "QPFC.com - A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Jimmy Boyle given Airdrie manager's job permanently". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Airdrieonians: Jimmy Boyle exits as manager of League One club". BBC Sport. BBC. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Jimmy Boyle appointed head of youth development". Dundee FC. Dundee FC. 22 April 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Dundee: Jimmy Boyle is new assistant manager to Jim McIntyre". BBC Sport. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Dundee manager Jim McIntyre leaves post". BBC Sport. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.

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