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Jimmy Douglas

Full name: James Edward "Jimmy" Douglas
Gender: Male
Born: January 12, 1898 in East Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 5, 1972 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Newark Skeeters, Newark (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football


Jimmy Douglas was a goalkeeper who played in the American Soccer League (ASL) from 1922-31, with various teams. Douglas started with Harrison FC in 1922, then played for the Newark Skeeters for two years before joining the Fall River Marksmen, Philadelphia Field Club, Brooklyn Wanderers, New York Nationals, New York Giants, and then ending his career with the New York Americans. Douglas earned nine caps with the US national team, starting with the 1924 Olympics, and continuing through 1930, when he played in the first World Cup. Douglas was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1953.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football Men's Football United States USA 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football United States USA Final Standings 9T 1924-05-25 0 0 0
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football United States USA Round Two Match #7 2 1924-05-29 URU 3, USA 0
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football United States USA Round One Match #4 1 1924-05-25 USA 1, EST 0
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