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Jimmy Greaves

James Peter 'Jimmy' Greaves (born 20 February 1940 in East Ham, England) is an English former football player, England's third highest international goalscorer, the highest goalscorer in the history of Tottenham Hotspur football club, the highest goalscorer in the history of English top flight football and more recently a television pundit - famous for his trademark catchphrase it's a funny old game.

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So Jimmy Greaves doesn't look like Critch here? 'Once more unto the breach, dear friends,…
Back in my day, we had Jimmy Greaves up front...
Jimmy greaves favourite saying yes you never know in the cup final
What a wonderful thing to do -I'm sure Jimmy is very proud of him x
Cristiano Ronaldo is a goal away from equalling Jimmy Greaves record of most goals across the top 5 European Leagues (366…
It doesn't look right seeing running out in anything but a lillywhite shirt COYS!!
Jimmy Greaves holds the record for the most English top flight goals, with a total of 357 in 516 matches for Chelsea, Tottenham & West Ham.
Seriously I've just seen Jimmy Greaves score for Celtic
Jimmy Greaves at a soggy Ninian Park in 1965. Pic by Gerry Cranham.
jimmy's grandson James is running in today's marathon to raise money for the stroke association. If anyone felt...
Harry Kane becomes the first Tottenham player since Jimmy Greaves to score 20 league goals in three consecutive seasons.…
Apart from the crazy attire I'd say he's closer to a Jimmy Hill…
Didn't Bill Nic once say "Jimmy Greaves done nothing today except score four goals" . If you wanna games of stats th…
Jimmy Greaves at Chelsea . 169 games. 132 goals. Ferenc Puskas at Real Madrid. 262 games. 242 goals. Nah it's believable.
For the purpose of balance for today... Jimmy Greaves of Chelsea
Think Jimmy Greaves (via Milan) and Terry Venables moving to Spurs had something to do with it.
I remember Jimmy Greaves saying he should have started more warm up games before Euro 96 in case Adams…
England's greatest ever striker. Only five goals short of Charlton/Rooney, yet managed it in half the games.
Greatest English player ever for me unbelievable!
📷 OTD 1962 scores and makes it a record ninth game in succession in front of a crowd of 55,183.…
Jimmy Greaves and Matches and goals in European football here :…
Nice pitch! 😮. Jimmy Greaves scored ⚽⚽ on his debut at Manchester City in 1970. 📆
I watch u play in one match a great experince
Looks like Jimmy Greaves in wig and tache ha ha ha ha ha ha
What lovely news. Hope he's doing well and in good spirits Terry.
If Spurs don't name a stand after him it will be criminal ! Or a statue at the front ! He is Spurs .
Don't need fb,follow the email mate...
If possible I would like a jimmy signed shirt to go with all my other Tottenham legends on my sons r…
Jimmy Greaves put Spurs ahead, but fellow England striker Roger Hunt pulled the score level for Liverpool.
Jimmy Greaves was Top Flight Highest Goalscorer a record six times. . .
Is Poch right? Can Kane one day emulate the great Jimmy Greaves? Bit of fun here from today's
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Lovely piece about the footballing legend Jimmy Greaves
How Cristiano Ronaldo can match magical mark set by Jimmy Greaves
SoccardoGame: Special report: Jimmy Greaves pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo as Portuguese closes in on his magical mark via /r/… …
Bobby Moore, Jimmy Greaves, Sir Trevor Brooking and Clyde Best have a kick about outside Upton Park.
Popperfoto archive: Dave MacKay jumps over Cliff Jones, Ron Henry and Jimmy Greaves at Spurs training ground in Cheshunt, 31…
A piece on why Joe Allen, the old Pirlo/Xavi, has become the new Jimmy Greaves...
OTD 1965 Jimmy Greaves shoots and scores against Manchester United. Spurs went on to win the match 5-1
Insomnia. FIFA 17 Demo. Mueller scores for Bayern v Man Utd. Alan Smith, "that was like Jimmy Greaves". These are real tears I'm crying.
Jimmy Greaves making his debut for Brentwood Athletic v Billericay Town in 71/72. with 500 watching at New Lodge. https:/…
West Ham's Jimmy Greaves heads for goal against Arsenal at Highbury
Stanley Matthews lines up alongside Jimmy Greaves, Bryan Douglas and Alan Gilzean for his testimonial
Jimmy Greaves and Peter Brabrook of Chelsea on England youth duty
📷 Pinewood Studios, 1966. Sean Connery and Yul Brynner, flanked by footballers Jimmy Greaves and Bobby...
it does look that way but you shouldn't count Derby out yet like the legend Jimmy Greaves said " it's a funny old game "
The thing about sport, any sport, is that swearing is very much part of it. -Jimmy Greaves
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1966 main strikers was Jimmy greaves he got injiured guess what we geof hurst did a better job
Jimmy Greaves 1966. Hence why Geoff Hurst got a place in starting line up. When JG got fit he couldn't get back in.
Saw you in Broxbourne many yrs ago with and Pat Jennings!! felt proud to have shaken your hand!!
get Jimmy greaves on the plane then eh
figures were brilliant. Sadly he can't play any more, can Rooney? That's the big question.
Jimmy Greaves of Chelsea before his final game for the club
Harry Kane and Dele Alli being better than Jimmy Greaves and Gazza.
Come on for the love of Jimmy Greaves
Denis law , Bobby Moore, Jimmy greaves, Brian lab one and Bobby Charlton?
just another 'first' from our boys. COYS!
Not long B4 the Saint turns up I'd say ? Has to be Barnets greatest ever player !
1st xi win by 122 runs 4 wickets for 2 for greaves 1 each for Paul Miburn &
I'm a cafe in York which has on its walls signed photographs of Jimmy Greaves, Lance Armstrong, Harry Gration and The Krankies.
Jimmy? . Is it near that chippy near Princes quay
. Butch Wilkins was team captain at 18. Jimmy Greaves scored on his debut at 17. Osgood scored twice on his debut aged 17
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Jimmy Greaves opens the scoring but Alf Ramsey's Football League XI lose 3-1 to the Scottish League in Newcastle.
Yeah how very u spursy...but imagine it, Jimmy Greaves on the last day of the season there with the players...god it's exciting
Football legend Jimmy Greaves has been informed by docs he won’t ever stroll once more. . The Former England and …
366 top flight goals. Jimmy Greaves top scorer in the top 5 European Leagues. Even more than Gerd Muller!
Terry Dyson and Jimmy Greaves of Spurs return from Rotterdam with the European Cup Winners Cup
The size of Bobby Smith, what a goalscorer he was often over shadowed by Jimmy Greaves.
Just found this pic of my dad with sir Geoff Hurst and Jimmy Greaves .Won the World Cup then became salesmen.
.Great 4 Rooney, but it's a discredit to history to only mention Shearer & Prem & not Gods like Jimmy Greaves & Dixie Dean
West Ham United's Jimmy Greaves looks to get past Mike Doyle of Man City at a muddy Maine Road.
Ray Wilson of walks on to the pitch at Wembley Stadium followed by team mates Jimmy Greaves and Bobby Moore https…
John Tertry: No Ossie in your best Chelsea team? Alan Hudson, Jimmy Greaves?
Most goals in the history of Europe's 5 big leagues. 366 Jimmy Greaves. 365 Gerd Müller. 318 Cristiano Ronaldo. 317 Steve Bloomer…
Can't seem to find Carlton Palmer . Jimmy Greaves all day long.
looks like Jimmy Greaves wasn't a fan of Big Stix Shoot Feb '89
Nice to see Jimmy Greaves on the decks again after his recent illness.
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Dave MacKay and Jimmy Greaves of Spurs in the gym
Astonishing portrait of Jimmy Whistler by Walter Greaves. Worth the trip 2 2 C!
not wow and I thought you knew about football
Think some would put Jimmy Greaves ahead of Lineker
rooting for you. My boyhood hero , always a winner , always a fighter .
Just looking at scoring stats 317 for Man U /Real Madrid only got Jimmy Greaves 366 and Gerd Muller 365 ahead in Europe top 5 lgs
After scoring against Las Palmas today, Cristiano Ronaldo is closing in what would be arguably his most...
hope you're feeling better, I used to watch you play in midfield for Barnet with a silly perm
Spurs manager Bill Nicholson with new signing Jimmy Greaves
Cristiano Ronaldo is now 3rd in top 5 leagues all-time scorers list. Jimmy Greaves is 1st
Tickets for the Jimmmy benefit night will be on sale by next weekend. There is news about Jimmys health that I...
Jimmy Greaves takes on the Sheffield Wednesday defence
Dusty Springfield with the Dave Clark Five and some of the Spurs football team .1960s
The 'Tottenham Sound'. Spurs players and the Dave Clark Five trade places, featuring Jimmy Greaves on guitar.
ah Jimmy Greaves, what could have been if we didn't have to sell him.
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1962 Cup Final. Prince Phillip chats with Danny Blanchflower, Jimmy Greaves, Dave MacKay and John White of Spurs
For those that want to do the comparison between Charlton & Rooney. For me Jimmy Greaves was England's best striker.
Corrie star Bruce Jones steps in to save Jimmy Greaves
Jimmy Greaves needs our support: I'll be donating GaryLineker please RT
missed"but we used to have Gary Doherty" earlier. Used to have Jimmy Greaves and Dave MacKay as well.
So you're saying you would have Goater over Gianfranco Zola? Or Didier Drogba? Or Jimmy Greaves? Or Osgood?
russ should call his kid Jim Hargreaves if a boy.So the name sort of resembles 1 of England's best goalscorers jimmy greaves
Jimmy Greaves was right, football is a funny old game. you can never predict anything!!! Good performance from the lads tonight!
Jimmy Greaves, Jimmy Armfield and Ron Flowers in the back of a 'Black Maria'
In 1961 £120k got you Jimmy Greaves, now it gets you Ashley Young's weekly wages. Football is ruined.
Good to see Jimmy Greaves has returned home from hospital after his stroke. Good luck Jimmy with your rehab !!
Jimmy Greaves is available, out of hospital now.
So what ENIC out banners brought in? I remember Jimmy greaves saying the players hated Bill Nick & Bill hated them
hypothetical great partnership. Jimmy Greaves and Denis Law. Cheers. John. Melbourne. Oz.
Jimmy Greaves, OJ Simpson and Jose Mourinho don't look happy.
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"Its a game of two halfs" Jimmy Greaves. Nothing else to say really!!!
exactly what the great Jimmy Greaves says
Great news that the legendary is well enough to go home following his stroke.
Man U have scored twice in two games and have 6 points. Spurs have scored twice with 1 pt. Jimmy Greaves was right. "Funny old game."
Martin Peters for Jimmy Greaves would be the next big change in 1970.
Steve Perryman and jimmy greaves midfield dynamo and prolific goal scorer. Try that comb.
The game ended in a 1-1 draw with Jimmy Greaves scoring for Spurs .
well son legends are jimmy greaves, Dave MacKay and alike. They never came off saying I'm tired, they got carried off
Jimmy Greaves back home 3 months after suffering a devastating stroke
Jimmy Greaves back home three months after suffering a devastating stroke
Jimmy Greaves back home three months after struggling a devastating stroke: . Frog Fetched. Jimmy Greaves is las...
great to hear of you honouring Kevin Hector. Only Dixie Dean & Jimmy Greaves scored 100 goals younger
don't miss the hilarious championship stadium guide… so Jimmy Greaves played for Fulham whose local station is Parsons Green…
Jimmy Greaves as like most of the fans turned to drink.
I'm an Arsenal fan but have to say Gilly was a great player for Spurs & was the perfect partner for Jimmy Greaves
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Who is the greatest English centre-forward of all time? The Guardian says Jimmy Greaves. Going on goals scored, it's to hard to differ.
Alexis Greaves. Have you seen these amusing Jimmy Fallon images? You may like:
4 years ago this evening, Mum & I was in Bournemouth for an evening with & Jimmy Greaves - brilliant night
neither of them could lace Jimmy Greaves' boots!
It's a list of pundits. It'd be like putting Jimmy Greaves on a list of ex Chelsea players who are pundits.
I'm very glad to here it. And wish him the best.
Pity so many people have forgotten about immortal goal against Utd at WHL in the 60's
They don't make em like that anymore . Wonderful players
Steve and Jimmy share a joke. Between them they made over 1200 appearances for Spurs
Glad to see Jimmy Greaves has left hospital. Hope you continue to recover Jim
Lineker: "Whether Rooney is better than M Owen, Jimmy Greaves or Bobby Charlton is not easy to say, but he's up there with …
The family of Jimmy Greaves have revealed that he has 'improved considerably' and been given the all-clear to leave hospital following a
Jimmy Greaves 1965, greatest goalscorer- great goal.
You're setting the bar too low, never caught Jimmy Greaves on 359! 44 for England too
Jimmy Greaves is out of Hospital really good news. I met him once and he was a real gent. As footballers generally are from his day.
In this age of hype, entitlement and instant gratification, I can barely begin to tell you how good Jimmy Greaves was. Ve…
Hoping former TV-am star Jimmy Greaves continues to make progress after his recent stroke. Thinking of him.
Jimmy Greaves getting it all wrong in 1958.
Jimmy Greaves leaves hospital as family thank 'fantastic' support from well-wishers after severe stroke | THFC
The best quote in the article is..."Jimmy Greaves had an off day only scoring two"
Jimmy Greaves captains Chelsea against Nottingham Forest in his last game for the club back in 1961.
(13/6/90) ITV's Jimmy Greaves has nailed his colours to the mast on Swindon Town being demoted two divisions. http:…
A leaping Dave MacKay, ignored by Cliff Jones, Ron Henry and Jimmy Greaves
England legend Greaves out of hospital: Legendary Former England striker Jimmy Greaves has been released from ...
Bobby Smith and Jimmy Greaves at Bill Nicholson benefit match 1984
Alan Birchenall tells a nice story about Jimmy Greaves, when Jim tried to sign him when he was Barnet manager.
Alan Birchenall column: The day Jimmy Greaves tried to sign me...
Jimmy Greaves and Bobby Davro to hold Derby event in aid of Colin Bloomfield ☰ 55
Now to the wrestling where it's Kendo Nagasaki versus.er. Jimmy Greaves
The thoughts of everybody at are with former Bee Jimmy Greaves as he begins his recovery from a stroke suffered ove…
Football legend Jimmy Greaves is fighting for his life after suffering a severe stroke...
Everyone at priory sports wishes a speedy recovery.. Are thoughts are with all of his family!
- very best wishes to jimmy greaves on a speedy recovery. Had the pleasure to meet him 2 years ago at a dinner - true gent & funny
With Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves in intensive care following a severe stroke, we reflec...
- Support floods in for Jimmy Greaves after serious stroke: The world of footbal... -
x MT Really beautiful but heart wrenching piece on Jimmy Greaves by
Choked to read that Jimmy Greaves has had a severe stroke. One of my absolute heroes. Thoughts are with him and his family…
- I had a goal drought once – worst 15 minutes of my career, that was. (Jimmy Greaves). Love it
The Carry On star, who is a huge Spurs fan, has described the England ace as a "genius" who ...
loved your piece on Jimmy greaves today caught the end of his career but loved saint&greavsie good luck to him
People of a certain age wouldn't realise what a player Jimmy Greaves was, as goalscorers go he was the best ever, never seen …
Jimmy Greaves one of the greatest players that ever graced a football pitch wish you a speedy recovery our thoughts are with you
Jimmy Greaves was a truly great player but it is the man we salute now via
Danny Introducing the Duke of Edinburgh to Dave MacKay, John White before the 1962 FA Cup Final ht…
Jimmy Greaves is aware of seriousness of his stroke + will be long + slow road to recovery, says his wife Irene.
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Jimmy Greaves faces 'long period of rehab' after stroke
England football legend Jimmy Greaves faces 'long recovery' after ...
Footie legend is on 'the long, slow road to recovery' after severe stroke
Good luck to Jimmy Greaves, as he starts his recovery from a stroke. One of England's greatest goalscorers.
Agent: Former England striker Jimmy. Greaves conscious but unable to speak after. stroke
my grandad "JG was nearly as good as John Charles" Praise indeed! I had a stroke and he can recover too. Chin up M8! LUFC x
Although he was before my time, still know the talent of Jimmy Greaves and why he's such a legendary figure at Spurs
Let's hope jimmy greaves pulls through!TOP respect for a magnificent goal scorer one of the best I've witnessed seeing.
Great piece by Martin Samuel today on Jimmy Greaves
Jimmy Greaves sent well wishes from fellow stroke sufferer Leslie Phillips as he faces 'road to recovery': The…
Tottenham cancel Hall of Fame dinner following news of Jimmy Greaves' condition after stroke
Tottenham and Chelsea legend Jimmy Greaves 'aware' of the seriousness of stroke he suffered
Jimmy Greaves suffers severe stroke with Tottenham ...
We are saddened to hear about Former England striker Jimmy Greaves, who is in intensive care after suffering a stroke
"Sad news about Jimmy Greaves, isn't it?" I said to Dave."Yeah," he replied, "It might not be too long before he's hanging out with S...
Get well Jimmy Greaves - sad to hear of your stroke 'Jimmy' - 44 goals in 57 appearances for England - not a bad pundit either - God Bless
Still pains me that soon Wooney will be our top scorer ever. I pray he breaks his leg & retires.
Anyone got any news on Jimmy Greaves? The radios been dominated by lyin politicians & royal babies, proper *** wh…
Awful news about Jimmy Greaves, the hero who got me into football.. And Tottenham! Keep fighting Jim
A closer look at the phenomenal goalscoring exploits of for club and country: http:/…
'Long and slow recovery' for Greaves: Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to reco...
Things you come across reading about the great Jimmy Greaves: conducted the 1992 Rumbelows Cup quarter-final draw
Football: Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after stroke: LONDON (AFP) - Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy…
Everyone at the Club wishes Jimmy Greaves a speedy recovery after he suffered a stroke yesterday.
Ex-England star Greaves suffers stroke: Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive car...
He was appearing for a Stanley Matthews' XI v A World XI. With him are the Tottenham players, Cliff Jones, Alan Gilzean & Jimmy Greaves.
Billy Wright, and left back, Harris, chase the ball in vain as Jimmy Greaves scores in a 6-2 win for Chelsea!
Jimmy Greaves pulling into the White Hart Lane car park with his family 1964
Pat Jennings and Jimmy Greaves signed print - Spurs
Jimmy Greaves has every right to stay at home and we should respect his decision - Daily Mail
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Had a great night at the Brentford FC Sporting Dinner with guest speaker Jimmy Greaves and special guest Alan...
A Charlton mate trying to convince me to go down the Valley for a Bobby Davro and Jimmy Greaves night!. 70's time warp
Jimmy Greaves scored his first League hat-trick in Chelsea's 7-4 victory over Portsmouth at Stamford Bridge on Christmas Day 1957.
Not sure Jimmy Greaves would have got into any team in this stat driven world. Heat map in the 6 yard box just tapping the ball in the net!
Can go even further back to Jimmy Greaves taking Bobby Moore's arm and 'dancing' on opening of Star Soccer
Jimmy Greaves, Steve Bloomer, Dixie Dean & Gordon Hodgson have scored more English top tier goals than Alan Shearer
CHELSEA NEWS With a Stamford Bridge matchday upon us, the prelude to the action continues with a look at past West Brom encounters and this afternoon’s meeting. Club historian Rick Glanvill and club statistician Paul Dutton supply the words… WE HAVE HISTORY Last season’s draw ended our 100 per cent home record against the West Bromwich Albion in the Barclays Premier League. Never the less Chelsea are looking to extend our unbeaten home run against them to 14 games in all competitions. The Throstles’ last win against the Blues at Stamford Bridge was in November 1983 in the League Cup third round. The 13-game run since consists of 11 wins and two draws. Chelsea’s biggest victory over Albion came in early December 1960 towards the end of Ted Drake’s tenure. This was a remarkably young Blues side, featuring two 17-year-olds, Allan Harris and Terry Venables, Peter Bonetti and Bobby Tambling, both 19, and the unstoppable Jimmy Greaves, just a year their senior. Greaves (pictured below) ended the day ...
Some memories of greats to grace the pitch tonight , Dennis Law, Jim Baxter, Alan Ball, Jimmy Greaves.
Rooney scores in England win Wayne Rooney crowns his 100th cap with a goal as England fight back from 1-0 down to defeat Slovenia at Wembley. 15 November 2014 Wayne Rooney helped England survive a scare against Slovenia on his 100th international appearance as they came from behind to make it four wins from four in the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. Rooney was presented with a golden cap by England and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton before kick-off in honour of his landmark but underdogs Slovenia threatened to spoil the celebrations when Jordan Henderson's own goal gave them the lead just before the hour. England's captain quickly restored order with his 44th goal for his country from the penalty spot, putting him joint-third with Jimmy Greaves in the all-time standings and moving him to within five of Charlton's record. With Slovenia's resistance finally broken, Danny Welbeck struck twice to bring his tally to an impressive five goals in qualifying. The Wembley surface was the subject of muc ...
Voted by fans as the greatest player. A. Jimmy Greaves. B. Gianfranco Zola. C. John Terry.
Jimmy Greaves hasn't ejaculated since he split up with long term partner Ian St John in the mid 90s
Wayne Rooney moves level with Jimmy Greaves on 44 goals. How many penalties, ermmm...
Wayne Rooney = Jimmy Greaves. I can already imagine Jeff Powell knitting a spudheaded effigy and reaching for the pins.
Jimmy Greaves is selling his WC medal. Do the right thing for once
dont sell your medal!! No one should have them except for the legends who won them and you were one of them!!
Collectible Lifelike Baby Dolls, Porcelain Dolls a
Sad to see Jimmy Greaves selling his World Cup winners medal, some things should be priceless
Jimmy Greaves will auction the 1966 medal fans campaigned for him to receive for more than 40 years -
Greaves to sell World Cup medal: Former England footballer Jimmy Greaves is to auction ...
Geoff Hurst,Jimmy Greaves & Frank Lampard Snr in the colours of West Ham United 1970
and white photograph of Jimmy Greaves' disallowed goal and reading how they were robbed of being the first English club to get to the final
I have supported Spurs since the day joined for £99,999
Jimmy Greaves always said: "football is a funny game, Saint". Aye, it is, as Ben Allen doubles the advantage! 2 0 :)
Random 60p in pocket and thought jimmy greaves said it's a funny old game and the returns would be funny 😂😂
17 year old Jimmy Greaves playing for Chelsea in 1957
Jimmy Greaves training at Stamford Bridge late 1950's
followers dont get much better Jonjo than Greavsie
Jimmy Greaves takes a corner for Barnet betwn 1977- 9 why can't we have a white ball anymore?
Jimmy Greaves takes a corner for Barnet during his time at Underhill between 1977-1979
Jimmy greaves was such a great photo! 👌
England:. Jimmy Greaves scored 357 in 516 top flight games for Tottenham, Chelsea and West Ham (1957-1971).
Superb picture of in action for Tottenham Hotspur ht…
saw Greasey score a penalty for Brentwood with that technique.
what did u think of the rabona goal? Did u ever try that? Pity he can't run through defences like u did ☺
My dad played football with and apparently invented "the rabona" 🙊
best Law Charlton & Greaves. Doesn't have the same ring to it but might have been interesting. But I was happy at Spirs
proper goal. would have been proud! Always follow up on the gk when a shot goes in
carnt wait to see you at rustons nxt fri in Lincoln
... It was a great night..hope you enjoyed Guernsey.
. Hi Jimmy just wondering if Man United had attempted to sign you would you have gone?
Just asked the dad. He said you might have scored when Rovers beat Spurs 7-2 in 1963.
I've followed you Well done. Hope a few of my followers follow you as well
played there but no idea how many goals. A few I guess
.A lovely village indeed. I was in the tea rooms. Like you, I started off outside then it got too cold so went in :)
are you doing any nights in South Wales Jimmy
lunch for 70 people in Feb. Tickets to my
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Evening Jim. How many times did you play and score at Ewood Park back in the day?
Jimmy look at my profile I'm 12 you will like it :0)
Some of the 66 squad that didn't play in the final on the pitch by the tunnel at the new Wembley
when he comes on for guest appearances, yeah. Martin Allen as manager, Jimmy Greaves as barman/roadie
ON THIS DAY: West Ham United welcomed Tottenham Hotspur to the Boleyn Ground on 17 October 1970 - and it turned out to be quite an afternoon. Tommy Taylor made his Hammers debut in front of a record league crowd of 42,322 as the two London rivals drew 2-2 in a thrilling game. Former Spurs striker Jimmy Greaves and Peter Eustace were on target as West Ham twice came from behind to grab a point.
Jimmy Greaves' games to goal ratio is miles better than Rooney's. I'd rather have Peter Crouch beat his record, honestly.
The top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of Thursday's national newspapers. DAILY STAR CONCACAF president Jeremy Webb feels Jose Mourinho is out of touch for thinking there is no racism in football. Robert Huth is staggered that England coach Roy Hodgson continues to ignore the claims of Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross. Bringing more NFL games to Wembley could see England return to their nomadic ways, with the Football Association considering using other stadia for international matches. Fabio Borini will snub a move away from Liverpool in January with the club not interested in loaning him out again. THE SUN Manchester United have been told they have no chance of landing top target Kevin Strootman, with Roma owner James Pallotta saying 'It is just not happening'. Neil Lennon will fly out to Saudi Arabia for talks over becoming Al Ittihad's new manager in a £2m deal. Wayne Rooney vows he will become England's all-time leading goalscorer - he could match second-placed Jimmy Greaves with a ha ...
[DAILY STAR] Wayne Rooney eyes Jimmy Greaves' place in the scoring books against San Marino: Wayne Rooney know...
Captain could pass Jimmy Greaves's total against San Marino and insists he has grown up despite United red card
BBC Sport - England: Roy Hodgson seeks performance over goals.
We did play Liverpool in Europe but it was much later in 1973:.
[The Independent] England v San Marino: Wayne Rooney matures into leading role as he closes in on Ji...
don't know why we were in all white kit for this game. Unusual unless it was European game
The all white Spurs kit was normally used only for European matches.
The Shelf watches execute a perfect volley and score against Liverpool at WHL in April 1967
Come and meet our greatest ever goal scorer Jimmy Greaves at our Live Xmas Show. Mon Dec 8th. tickets at
and that Des Lynam/Jimmy Greaves hybrid is still crying his samba heart out!
Charlton played 106 times, Rooney 97, Lineker 80. Jimmy Greaves got his 44 in 57 games. There is no doubt who is top goalscorer
[News] captain Wayne Rooney is just three goals from equalling Three Lions great Jimmy Greaves.
I liked a video from Wayne Rooney close to Jimmy Greaves goalscoring record | FATV News
Wayne Rooney close to Jimmy Greaves butscoring record | News
. Look what I found today. A drinks coaster
did i see you in a vet practice in Chelmsford yesterday ?. my dad said you were the greatest striker he ever saw
Rooney: "It's not something..[I'm] thinking: 'Oh, I've got to beat Jimmy Greaves' record... "I'm wanting to do well for the team"
jimmy greaves 44 goals in 57 matches no comparison with Rooney
Former boss Ian Greaves is new manager of - on recommendation of Jimmy Armfield after his departure to
ManUtd Rooney chases England legends - Wayne Rooney admits he is keeping an eye on Jimmy Greaves' and ...
I take is talkjng about catching Jimmy Greaves in 3rd place on the goal scoring list? Bobby Charlton has the record with 49.
Did Rooney just say that Jimmy Greaves was dead?
.I haven't gone out of my way to look at Jimmy Greaves' record, but it's there and if I can score more goals it…
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What do James Galway, Dave Lee Travis, Patrick Moore, Jimmy Greaves and Barry Norman have in common?
I'm gonna embark on reading the biographies of David Beckham, Diego Maradona, Wayne Rooney, Robbie Keane, and Jimmy Greaves. Legends.
We've had so many great names in football; Jimmy Greaves, Alan Pardew, Mark Lawrenson etc
And this seminal one of Jimmy Greaves of Tottenham outside White Hart Lane
we dropped Jimmy Greaves for 1966 and replaced him with this guy called Geoff Hurst. Jsing
A wonderful piece by Paul Wilson in Esquire Magazine on the one and only Jimmy Greaves
Poland's answer to (from left to right) Jimmy Hill, Jimmy Greaves and David Seaman
fan to Jimmy Greaves towards end of his career; "you're over the hill, Greaves!" ."At least I've been up it, mate."
Wayne Rooney (40) is now four goals behind England's third highest goalscorer, Jimmy Greaves. He should surpass it in Euro 2016 qualifiers.
Trivia: Wayne Rooney has now joined Michael Owen on 40 England goals, behind only Sir Bobby Charlton (49), Gary Lineker (48) and Jimmy Greaves (44).
HA! HA! England. Who's Wayne Rooney? and his first ever World Cup goal.Has the British Media forgotten about Bobby Charlton and Jimmy Greaves? Both scored far more goals in the World Cup in less matches than "SHREK" Rooney.LOLOL
Ok, just for a bit of fun, here's my England team, made up of players from past to present, which I think would give most teams a run for their money, join in with yours if you want. My formation would be 4-1-3-2. GK- Gordon Banks DEF- *** Mills, Tony Adams, Bobby Moore, Ashley Cole MID- Nobby Stiles MID- Paul Gascoigne, Bryan Robson, Matt le Tissier STR- Jimmy Greaves, Gary Lineker SUBS- Peter Shilton, David Seaman, Paul Parker, John Terry, Glenn Hoddle, Trevor Brooking, Tony Currie, Dave Thomas, Bobby Charlton, Michael Owen, Kevin Keegan and Roger Hunt. 23 man squad. Manager, has to be Alf Ramsey.
It's been reported they're bringing Concord out of retirement to take players over for the second half Gordon Bank Martin Peters Jest hurst nobby Stiles Jackie Charlton Bobby Charlton Gascoigne Alan Shearer Michael Owen Gary Lineker and I think we are digging up few more Jimmy Greaves says he wants to go
BREAKING NEWS: Roy Hodgson has announced a gamble with his line up. Hart will be playing just behind Shearer. Mr Blobby in goal and the ghost of Jimmy Greaves up the middle.might work
My only football related post THOU SHALT ALWAYS THRILL. Thou shalt always score if there is a direct free kick. Thou shalt not worship football players or Scottish managers. Thou shalt not take the names of Gordon Banks, Nobby Stiles, Jimmy Greaves, Bobby Charlton, Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore of Sir Alf Ramsay in vein Thou shalt not think any male over the age of 30 that plays in the box that is not their own is a goal poacher. Some of the best player’s are just like that. Thou shalt not read the sun. Thou shalt not stop liking a team just because they've become Unpopular. Thou shalt not question Alan Brazil. Thou shalt not judge a team by its one star player. Thou shalt not judge. Thou shalt not buy Fifa Branded products. Thou shalt never buy a vuvuzela. Thou shalt not go to another ground with your best mates friend, drink beer and support another team just to be liked. Thou shalt not fall in love so easily. Thou shalt use poetry, art or music to give banter & Use it to get into the heads of the opposing ...
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Odd Man Out: Franz Beckenbauer, Paolo Maldini and Jimmy Greaves are in our XI, but who is the misfit?
Tottenham fans please read this ... Carl ... Manchester United’s new boss Louis Van Gaal has admitted that he was “very close” to completing a deal to become the manager of Tottenham, and he has spoken of his love for the North London club. The Dutchman has agreed to become David Moyes’ successor at Old Trafford, but he insisted the prospect of managing at White Hart Lane was a tantalising one, as he supported Spurs when growing up. Van Gaal has spoken of his admiration of Spurs and Jimmy Greaves. When pushed on whether he was interested in the Tottenham job, Van Gaal's answer suggested that had United not come calling, he could easily have been in the Spurs dugout next season, per Laurie Whitwell of the Mail Online: It was very close. Very close. As a little boy I was a fan of Tottenham Hotspur with the team of Jimmy Greaves when he was the champion. Jimmy Greaves was my idol. They had fantastic white shirts. So I was very close. But it seems that once the 20-time champions of England made their ...
Nostalgia Series; When we won the World Cup - part 2: So, on the 30th July 1966 the whole Nation was transfixed on a game at Wembley against West Germany. It did not matter where you were or what you were doing, everyone was talking about one thing only. Could we win the World Cup? In the history of football the Germans had never beaten England, but stats would never matter on a day like this. The first bit of good news on the day was that despite Jimmy Greaves recovering from a gashed leg, Alf Ramsey was sticking with Geoff Hurst. Spurs fans were angry but the decision was to lead to the most monumental triumph in British sporting history and to an event that West Ham fans, nearly 50 years later, still reminisce with pride. Any football fan that saw the game that day could recite the team eleven that England fielded that day. Many younger fans probably can as well. What some people did not know was the reason England played in red that day and the Germans were able to play in their near identical kit to ...
Well I've been thinking, if we had a time machine to go and get the greatest England football team together for the World Cup, who would be in yours, here's mine .IF ONLY EH Gordon Banks / David Seaman / Peter Shilton Bobby Moore / Terry Butcher / Glen Johnson / Jolean Westcott / Jack Charlton / Des Walker / Tony Adams / David Beckham / Stevie Gerrard / Glen Hoddle / Theo Walcott / Colin Bell / Paul Scholes / Martin Peters / David Platt / Geoff Hurst / Gary Lineker / Alan Shearer / Bobby Charlton / Jimmy Greaves
Exactly why does Steven Gerrard "deserve" to win the Title? Great players like Jimmy Greaves, Bobby Moore, Liam Brady & Zola didn't either.
Spurs v Sunderland. An excellent "striker's goal" by Adebayor. Gary Lineker, Jimmy Greaves, Kevin Phillips eat your heart out
claiming Jimmy Greaves was only an average player & couldn’t hold a candle to Soldado?
Next week Sherwood will probably go after Jimmy Greaves.
SHOT OF THE DAY / Jimmy Greaves of Chelsea in action during a training session.
yep to much possession not enough goals bring back Jimmy Greaves or sheringham how did your interview go
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