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Jimmy Milne (footballer, born 1911)

James Low Milne (24 January 1911 – 13 December 1997) was a Scottish football player and manager.

Jimmy Milne
Personal information
Full name James Low Milne
Date of birth (1911-01-24)24 January 1911
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 13 December 1997(1997-12-13) (aged 86)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1939 Preston North End 230 (9)
Teams managed
1946–1947 Wigan Athletic
1947–1948 Morecambe
1961–1968 Preston North End
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Playing careerEdit

Born in Dundee, Milne played local non-league football before joining Dundee United in 1931. The following year he moved to England when he joined Preston North End.[1]

Management careerEdit

He managed Preston North End from 1961 to 1968 and Wigan Athletic from 1946 to 1947 as well as Morecambe from 1947–48.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Jimmy is the father of Gordon Milne, who also went on to be a professional footballer and manager.[3]

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Jimmy Milne". Spartacus. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Preston North End | Club | History | History | Past Managers". Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Former Manager Remembers: Gordon Milne".