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Jim Magilton

Jim Magilton
Personal information
Full nameJames Magilton
Date of birth6 May 1969(age 47)
Place of birthBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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James "Jim" Magilton (born 6 May 1969) is a Northern Irish former footballer and manager, who is currently employed as caretaker assistant manager Shamrock Rovers F.C. after being appointed on 6 July 2011.

Magilton started his playing career with Liverpool and remained with the club until 1990 when he joined Oxford United. After scoring 34 goals from midfield in 150 league appearances he signed for Southampton in 1994. Three years later he moved to Sheffield Wednesday for two seasons before going on briefly on loan to Ipswich Town - the move was made permanent in 1999. Magilton's club career ended at Ipswich, having made over 250 league appearances. He moved into management at Ipswich, where he led the club for three years before managing Queens Park Rangers for a brief spell.

Magilton also represented his country, making 52 appearances for the Northern Ireland national football team, scoring five goals.

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