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James "Jimmy" Harris (born August 18, 1933 in Birkenhead, Cheshire) is a former [[England(age 2016)

He was also capped for England U-23 that season, scoring in a 3 1 win against Scotland U-23 at Hillsborough in February 1956.

When moved to outside-right on Hickson's return in 1957 he was able to use his pace and still kept scoring. The following season, 1957 58, he scored a hat-trick away at Tottenham Hotspur only for Everton to lose 10 4.

In 1960, having scored 72 goals in 207 appearances in all competitions for Everton, Harris was sold to Birmingham City for a fee of £20,000.

He was the club's top scorer in each of his first two seasons at Birmingham City, and in four years scored 53 goals in 113 games in all competitions.

He played in their Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1960-61 campaign when they reached the final against A.S. Roma, and was largely responsible for them getting that far. In the semi-final against Inter Milan he scored three times, including the first goal of the 2 1 win at the San Siro,

the only time Inter had lost at home to an English club until Arsenal repeated the feat over forty years later.

He also won his only major medal when he played on the winning side in the 1963 Football League Cup Final.

After leaving Birmingham he moved on to Oldham Athletic and home-town club Tranmere Rovers before retiring in 1967.

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