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Jimmy Sirrel

Jimmy Sirrel
Personal information
Full nameJames Sirrel
Date of birth2 February 1922
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death25 September 2008(age 86)
Playing positionInside forward

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James "Jimmy" Sirrel (2 February 1922 25 September 2008) was a Scottish football player and manager best known for his management career.

Born in Glasgow, Sirrel started his career with Celtic before moving to England, spending most of his playing career with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Starting his management career in the Fourth Division with Brentford, Sirrel moved to Notts County where he achieved promotion to the Second Division, and then after a spell at Sheffield United returned to Notts County to achieve promotion to the First Division for the first time since 1926. He is regarded as a legend of the club, with the County Road Stand at Notts County's Meadow Lane named after him.

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