James McPhee

James was a right-back on the books at Exeter City in August 1945. He was with the RAF locally as a training instructor.

James was at school when he made his debut for Falkirk in a benefit against East Stirlingshire on the 27th of August 1936. He signed as a professional a year later, he continued to play for Falkirk up to the start of the Second World War and continued to play for Falkirk after the war in all positions in defence, but mostly at left or right back

During the War he also guested with Preston North End & Reading.

James made one apperance for Scotland in a wartime International against Wales in 1944/45.

He returned to Falkirk after his brief spell with Exeter City. He continued to play until 1953 when injury forced him to retire from playing. He then took up a coaching role and was reserve team manager and In 1956/57  he had six games as caretaker manager.

Jimmy died on the 24th of February 2002 in Falkirk.



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