Full name: James Henry Jones
Born: December 1873 in Camberwell, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 27, 1955 in Hove, Brighton and Hove, Great Britain
Affiliations: Upton Park FC, London (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
James Jones had an outstanding game in goal for Upton Park in the 1900 Olympics, keeping a clean sheet against France as the English team who the inaugural Olympic soccer final 4-0. He served as secretary of the Upton Park club between 1895 and 1911 and organised the numerous tours the club made in continental Europe at the turn of the 20th century. Jones worked for the family firm of Samuel Jones & Co. who pioneered the use of sticky backed paper in the UK and provided the gum used on British postage stamps.
|1900 Summer||Paris||Football||Men's Football||Upton Park FC||GBR||1||Gold|