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Jim Smith (footballer)

Jim Smith (footballer)
Personal information
Full nameJames Michael Smith
Date of birth17 October 1940(age 76)
Place of birthSheffield, England
Playing positionWing half
Club information
Current clubOxford United (director)

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James Michael "Jim" Smith (born 17 October 1940) is a retired English footballer and manager. As a player, he made 249 appearances in the Fourth Division of The Football League, representing Aldershot, Halifax Town, Lincoln City and Colchester United, and played for three-and-a-half years for Boston United of the Northern Premier League. He began a long managerial career with Boston United, and went on to take charge of clubs in all divisions of the Football League and in the Conference National.

Since 2006, he has been a member of the board of directors of Oxford United. His nickname is "The Bald Eagle".

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