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Jimmy Briggs

Personal information
Full nameJames Briggs
Date of birth8 April 1937
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
Date of death10 April 2011(age 74)
Place of deathDundee, Scotland
Height1.78 m
Playing positionFull back

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James "Jimmy" Briggs (8 April 1937 10 April 2011) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a full back. Briggs played the majority of his career with Dundee United, making nearly 400 appearances and captaining the side when they defeated Barcelona in their first European campaign in the 1960s. After leaving the club he briefly played for Montrose and Highland League team Keith.

Briggs was named in 2008 as one of the inaugural inductees to the Dundee United Hall of Fame.

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