Jimmy Gorman

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Jimmy Gorman (3 March 1910 – 1 February 1991)[1] was an English footballer who played for Sunderland as a full back. He was born in Liverpool, England.

Club career

He made his debut for Sunderland against Brentford on 23 January 1937 in a 3–3 draw at Griffin Park.[2] Gorman was part of the Sunderland team victorious in the 1937 FA Cup Final over Preston North End when they won 3–1[3] and also took part in the 1942 Football League War Cup Final which Sunderland lost 6–3 over a Two-legged match to Wolverhampton Wanderers.[4] His stay at Sunderland lasted from 1937 to 1939 due to the outbreak of the Second World War, where he made 85 league appearances without scoring a goal.[5]


  1. ^ Dykes, Garth; Lamming, Doug (2000). All The Lads: A Complete Who's Who of Sunderand AFC. Sunderland AFC. p. 160. ISBN 1-899538-15-1.
  2. ^ "Brentford 3-3 Sunderland". The Stat Cat. Archived from the original on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  3. ^ "FA Cup Final 1937". FA Cup Finals. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2008.
  4. ^ "1942 War Cup Final". Roker Roar. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  5. ^ "Jimmy Gorman". The Stat Cat. Archived from the original on 6 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
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