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Jimmy Giles

Personal information
Full nameJames Giles
Place of birthKidlington, England
Playing positionCentre back

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Jimmy Giles (born 21 April 1946 in Kidlington, Oxfordshire) as an English former footballer and manager. As a player he was known as 'Farmer'.

Giles played in the Football League for Swindon Town F.C., Aldershot F.C., Exeter City F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C. and Exeter City again before leaving to become player-manager of Yeovil Town F.C. in 1981, a position he held until 1983. He has since worked for BBC Radio Devon and as a scout for sometime Charlton assistant manager Keith Peacock.

Jimmy was also an accomplished cricketer. He played for Worcestershire 2nd XI as a fast bowler and hard-hitting batsman.

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