A former Spurs winger, Jimmy returned to White Hart Lane to take over as the club's Under-17 Coach. He made 190 appearances for Spurs, scoring 15 goals and was part of the team that won the 1971 League Cup against Aston Villa. He moved to Norwich City in September 1976 and spent three years at Carrow Road before joining West Ham.He retired from playing after four years with the Hammers.
Moved into coaching at Enfield, winning the FA Trophy in 1988 and two years later returned to West Ham as their Youth Development Officer. He then took over as Assistant Manager of Doncaster Rovers in 1994 before manager St Albans City for two years. Returned to Spurs to coach the Under-15s on a part-time basis before taking up his current role.