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Jimmy Gilligan

Jimmy Gilligan

Clubs played for: Watford, Lincoln City, Grimsby Town, Swindon Town, Lincoln City, Cardiff, Portsmouth, Swansea City, (1981-1993).

Born: 1964

Birthplace: Hammersmith

Position: Striker

Biography: Followed Frank Burrows from Cardiff in 1989, when his former boss took up the role of Assistant Manager to John Gregory. He joined for £215,000 but only stayed for a year before going back to Wales to play for Swansea City. Jimmy was forced to retire due to injury in 1993 and has since worked for a number of clubs including Watford, Wimbledon, MK Dons, Boreham Wood, Waltham Forest, Thurrock as well as the PFA. He now scouts for the England U21 team and runs a sports programme at a schools academy.

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