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  Jim Smith (footballer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jim Smith (born October 17, 1940) is a former English football (soccer) player and is now working as a manager.
Smith was assisted by Steve McClaren, who has since found success as manager of Middlesbrough and as part of the England coaching staff.
Smith returned to front-line management a few months later when he was appointed manager of Oxford United again in March 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jim_Smith_(footballer)   (831 words)

 The Herald
Walter Smith may readily admit that he didn't trouble the best in Dundee during his days as a United defender, but locking horns with Zico and Hristo Stoichkov is unlikely to have him lapsing into an inferiority complex.
Among the undisputed wonders of football's history, though, Johan Cruyff is one of the very few to have a sustained managerial record that does not embarrass his previous life.
Smith, indeed, could look down his nose at the playing achievements of José Mourinho and Arsène Wenger, the two most innovative and progressive coaches currently working in Britain.
www.theherald.co.uk /61641.shtml   (861 words)

 Football news, live scores, fixtures and results from 4thegame.com
Derby boss Jim Smith is reluctant to count his chickens - but Taribo West looks set to join the Rams in a loan deal from AC Milan.
Smith added: "He is a very talented footballer, as his history suggests.
Smith, who was quoted in the Derby Evening Telegraph, explained that if the deal does go through, the player would join up for an initial period of three months.
www.4thegame.com /news/story/64098   (265 words)

 Jim White News
Depoe Bay Mayor Jim White said he believes his attendance at the National Black Mayors Convention in Memphis helped raise awareness of Depoe Bay and the Oregon coast.
Jim White knows that if you exit any highway in the United States, the grouping of Wal-Mart and fast-food signs is pretty much the same.
Jim White, the wry, sorrowful singer, songwriter and hero of alt-country music who narrates the documentary "Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus," has the gift of poetic gab.
www.topix.net /who/jim-white   (646 words)

 Cavan GAA - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dan Gallogly in Cavan’s Football Story 1979 describes this area as This belt, Annagh, Ballinagh, Cavan, Drumlane, Belturbet, Crosserlough, Killeshandra, Ballintemple, Gowna and Mullahoran; stretching across the centre of the county, has remained the stronghold of football ever since.
With renewed interest in football in the county a County Board was re-established, the impetus for this coming from Andy Mc Entee, Joe Smith, Paddy O’Reilly and John F O’Hanlon.
Hughie Smith in a remarkable career of service was secretary of Cavan County Board from 1937 to 1974, a remarkable 37 years.
cavan.gaa.ie /history.html   (1482 words)

 English Football - Harry Redknapp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Harry Redknapp (born March 2, 1947) is an English former footballer, and the current manager of Portsmouth F.C. of the English Premiership.
Jim Smith was also drafted in as his assistant.
The departure of Velimir Zajec, whose appointment as director of football contributed to the tensions between Mandaric and Redknapp in 2004, was cited as one of the factor’s behind Redknapp’s decision to return to Portsmouth, with Sir Clive Woodward’s similar role at Southampton having caused much media speculation about Redknapp’s position at the club.
www.english-football.org.uk /managers/harry-redknapp   (1907 words)

 Comhairle Uladh.
No Ulster county participates in the first All-Ireland Hurling and football Championships but Co. Down man James Campbell, an uncle of Alf Murray who was later to become President of both the GAA and the Ulster Council, plays on the Louth team which was beaten by Limerick in the football decider.
The finals of the Ulster Hurling and Football championship was arranged to take place at Celtic Park on Saturday, 4th April and it was sincerely hoped that all Gaels would support the newly founded council in their first undertaking.
Armagh footballer Jamsey Kernan dies in hospital 2 days after being injured in an accidental clash with Jim Smith (Cavan) in the Ulster semi-final.
ulster.gaa.ie /milestones.html   (2360 words)

 West Linton Bowling Club - Bowling Success   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Jim Smith was champion seven times between 1947 and 1975 and was the gamekeeper at Baddinsgill during this period.
He was an all-round sportsman who had been a keen footballer earlier in his life.
Jenny Emmerson was ladies champion seven times between 1984 and 1997 and in addition to being a former County Champion and competing in the SWBA National Championships, she is a qualified Club Coach.
www.west-linton.org.uk /bowling_club/bowling_success.html   (193 words)

 2003 Advent Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was back in the dark days of 1989 that Jim Smith turned to a 24 year-old blonde Dane to augment his attack, which at the time principally consisted of a 29 year-old Brazilian pig farmer (who some insist was in fact far older...)
We were 20th in Division One that day, and in the same spot some four months later when he made the last of his 14 senior appearances for us as relegation was confirmed by a 2-1 home loss to West Ham.
In that intervening period he'd barely had a shot on target, often looked as if he was wearing high heels not football boots and suffered the ignominy of being hauled off in his last 8 starts for the club.
www.nufc.com /html/advent-2003-3.html   (519 words)

 Harry Redknapp, West ham, Portsmouth manager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Fans of the football club have sided with Redknapp, who wants to keep Smith on - especially after they proved their worth with a 5-1 win over Middlesbrough.
Harry Redknapp, footballer, manager and father of ex-Liverpool player Jamie Redknapp, was born in Poplar in March 1947.
A true East Ender, he started playing football for West Ham United in 1964 at the age of 17 staying with the team for eight years, making 149 league appearances.
www.myvillage.com /pages/celebs-harryredknapp.htm   (355 words)

 QPR REPORT: December 2005
Jim Smith (born October 17, 1940) is a former English football (soccer) player and is now working as a coach.
Smith resigned at the beginning of the 2001-2002 season.In early 2002, Smith was appointed assistant manager at Coventry City.
Having accepted, Smith helped Redknapp win the First Division at the first attempt in 2002-2003, and went on to become a major part of Pompey's consolidation process in the Premier League.In November 2004, both Smith and Redknapp resigned from Portsmouth after the appointment of a director of football.
qprreport.blogspot.com /2005_12_01_qprreport_archive.html   (14006 words)

 Oxford United | News | News | Nick Merry: Get behind the team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
I played a bit of football and decided on a lifestyle change and moved out there.
I've been lucky enough to have success in business but the passion for football and especially for Oxford United never left me. People used to ask me if I had any ambitions, and for the last twenty years it's been the same answer: to own the team I used to play for.
If I couldn't have had Jim involved then this is something I wouldn't have taken on.
www.oufc.premiumtv.co.uk /page/NewsDetail/0,,10342~805746,00.html   (691 words)

 Scotsman.com Sport - Football - Q & A
EDDIE TURNBULL: I had the help of a great scout, Bobby Calder, at Aberdeen and he brought us the most naturally talented footballer I ever signed, who was Jim Smith.
When I came into management, that is what I tried to get my teams to do, to play attacking football, and give the punters value for their money.
A weekly dose of gossip and rumours from the football grounds of Scotland
sport.scotsman.com /football.cfm?id=1489862006   (920 words)

 Pope & Smith Clubs background
Playing their football in the Maldon Sunday League and Braintree it was decided that with the leagues being dominated by a few clubs the more equally fought out Chelmsford Sunday League would be more competitive.
Jim Hawkins (centre-forward0 signed in 65-66 and was a regular scorer for Waltham as well as Harwich and Parkeston.
The football Section of the Youth Centre was formed in 1966 and in common with most clubs in their first season 67/68 saw them enter the league in the newly formed division five.
www.dabrowski69.fsworld.co.uk /ps3.htm   (7674 words)

 Hoganstand.com - Profile
He had a football lingo all of his own and in conversation he could come up with descriptions like ‘you’s are only kittens’, ‘dish cloths’ or ‘young fry’ (young footballers).
His football career spanned three decades, the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, and I can say without fear of contradiction, he was one of the best players to wear the blue and white of Skryne.
The football field is still marked and mown, the flags line its perimeter, the tricolour still flutters by the gate, the dressing room are ready and the Club Lotto continues to flourish.
www.hoganstand.com /meath/years/2002.aspx   (12527 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Tales from the Boot Camps: Books: Steve Claridge,Ian Ridley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Not the best football book ever, as has sometimes been claimed, but it beats any of the large-print padded-out crayon sketches of the Beckhams and Rooneys of this world.
Whereas most people are happy to read about the great lifestyle players like Beckham have, I'm much more interested in the nitty-gritty life of the footballer, the one that maybe reaches the Premiership one day, but on the whole he starts at the bottom, works hard and toils in the lower divisions.
At a time when football presents itself as high show business, this is a reminder of the poverty and inadequacy both at its lowest levels of the game and of so many of the young boys who fuel the machine.
www.amazon.co.uk /Tales-Boot-Camps-Steve-Claridge/dp/0575402687   (1078 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Everton held in doldrums by Poom master-class
Soaked to the skin from the deluge of rain that fell from the Derbyshire skies all afternoon, he barely had the spirit or the energy to drag himself from the field.
It was not physical exhaustion that reduced him to such a state, rather the frustration and desperation felt by a footballer who had seen his team give their all and fail.
It is a run that would not yet appear to threaten Smith's position at Everton, especially given that he has been deprived of an average of eight players a game through injury this season.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2001/0102/20010102dcfcefcrep.html   (569 words)

 Fulham ousts holder Spurs from League Cup Bayern fails to shine but reaches last eight European Union wants TV money ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Jim Smith, a lawyer for Nagra, called the association's attempt to block Nagra "arbitrary." "He is prepared to wear, and has worn, a net around his face that would prevent any errant hairs going into another opponent's eye," Smith said.
Smith said amateur boxers wear head gear and some pro boxers have beards or dreadlocks.
Kanu's selection means Nigeria have won four African Footballer of the Year awards in the last six years since CAF took over the running of the award from the magazine France Football.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=15168   (3145 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - 'Poom is one of the best in England'
Jim Smith is confident enough to declare that Mart Poom is among the top four goalkeepers in the Premiership.
But it was at Portsmouth where he first hooked up with Smith five years ago - and it was a union that didn't last very long.
As Smith reflects on a season that has already brought him closer to despair than he would have wished, the Derby boss increasingly grateful that Poom eventually made the grade in England.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2001/0103/20010103dcfcpoom.html   (1005 words)

 FOOTBALL: Landmark pounds 1m fee for Francis was no big deal for Independent, The (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
FOOTBALL: Landmark pounds 1m fee for Francis was no big deal for
A five per cent League levy was paid on top, as was the traditional five per cent signing fee to Francis.
"I had a meeting with Jim Smith and he agreed to let Trevor play in America," Hill recalled.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_200402/ai_n12767327   (918 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Big Fry: Barry Fry - The Autobiography: Books: Sir Alex Ferguson,Barry Fry,Phil Rostron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Barry Fry is one of the most colourful characters in English football.
Currently at Peterborough, his journeyman career has taken him to Old Trafford, where as a player he was one of the original Busby Babes, through to football management at Barnet, Southend and Birmingham, among other clubs.
Barry is one of the few people to put his failure to make the grade as a footballer down to himself.
www.amazon.co.uk /Big-Fry-Barry-Autobiography/dp/0002189496   (784 words)

 UKBookworld.com old, rare and out-of-print book database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
10 x 7.5 770g This is the complete and rare story of the very first footballer in Britain to be transferred for a then record £1 million transfer fee.
Smith was football manager to Birmingham City, he became Chief Executive of the Football Managers' Association, and then manager of Derby County.
Former players, managers, backroom staff and supporters relive their magical Villa moments and talk about their special relationship with this great and historic football institution.
ukbookworld.com /cgi-bin/search.pl?s_i_keywords=football*+Birmingham   (673 words)

There were five of us in the same year at school who got an apprenticeship to Derby, so it was a good year for football and you have a chance, but realistically the odds are massively stacked against you.
Similarly if a teenager were to express an interested in the priesthood it is important not to dismiss them as being ‘too young' and to realise that providing support and encouragement does not in anyway restrict their vocational discernment.
When you're a footballer yourself you wonder ‘why are they all interested in me?' It is nice in a way but you do realise that you have a responsibility on your shoulders to set an example.
www.ukpriest.org /chrisriggott.html   (1658 words)

 Escribbler - Andy Hunt Football and Travel Blog: How to Become a Professional Footballer - Part 3 - To the Toon
Not a bad place to start a career as a professional footballer even if it was at the ripe old age of 20.
professional footballer, traveling much of the world, moving to Belize and setting up a Jungle Lodge in Central America, Adventure Travel Company and marrying an MTV VJ, I personally believe that you can create anything you wish and achieve anything you wish with the right mindset.
Jim Smith departed, which was a shame because I didn’t get to know him much.
escribbler.blogspot.com /2006/02/how-to-become-professional-footballer.html   (2492 words)

 Jim Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jim Smith (scientist), inventor of the Trace cache
Jim Smith (animator), Texian animator and co-writer on The Ren and Stimpy Show
Jim Smith (Writer), writer of non-fiction works for Virgin Books and involved with the Kaldor City series
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jim_Smith   (196 words)

 Gordon Lee (footballer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gordon Francis Lee (born 13 July 1934, Cannock, Staffordshire) was an English association footballer and football manager.
Aston Villa (1958-1964) (118 football league appearances and 2 goals).
This biographical article related to an English football defender is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gordon_Lee_(footballer)   (282 words)

 Escribbler - Andy Hunt Football and Travel Blog: Part 2 on how to become a Professional Footballer - Kettering to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Kettering were very anxious for me to be there as they knew Jim Smith was going to be at the game to watch me, and the transfer was almost done.
I told Jim Smith that I was going home and would let him know over the weekend.
Jim Smith continued chatting and eventually I just gave in and agreed.
escribbler.blogspot.com /2005/11/part-2-on-how-to-become-professional.html   (2809 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Who Ate All the Pies?: The Life and Times of Mick Quinn: Books: Mick Quinn,Oliver Harvey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Mick is not your average footballer, and in an age of money and athleticism in sport, it is refreshing to read a book of a different variety.
It is interesting to read how a man worked his way up through the ranks from an apprentice through to a professional footballer, an unlikely character who beat the odds, to reach the top of his game.
Then at the end of his footballing career, how he switched to horse racing and worked his way up again.
www.amazon.co.uk /Who-Ate-All-Pies-Quinn/dp/0753508036   (930 words)

 ATL World Cup Soccer. All the top world soccer news daily. News from international soccer. World Cup 2006, Euro 2004, ...
Football to rule at new Wembley (Dec 22, 1999)
The British government has cleared the way for Wembley stadium to be the focus for the country's bid for the 2006 World Cup bid by scrapping plans for the rebuilt stadium to host athletics events.
Derby County manager Jim Smith has been charged with misconduct by the FA as the English authorities continue to try and defend under fire match officials.
www.wldcup.com /arch11111999Dec.html   (6082 words)

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