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James Corbett

James Corbett

Clubs played for: Gillingham, Blackburn Rovers, Portsmouth, Darlington, Southend United, Dagenham & Redbridge, Margate, Welling United, Folkestone Invicta, Faversham Town, Herne Bay (1995-2011)

Born: 1980

Birthplace: Hackney, London

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Jimmy Corbett had a brief stay at Fratton Park in 2000. He was loaned out by his parent club Blackburn Rovers, who had paid Gillingham over £500,000 for his services. However, he was not to make even one appearance for Pompey or Blackburn and was forced to retire from the game due to a persistent knee injury. His Twitter biography reads 'Retired footballer due to having Chocolate ankles! Now Athlete Mentor with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust'.

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