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 Jimmy GREAVES 1962-1969 
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Name: James Peter Greaves


Country: :ENG: England
Club: Tottenham Hotspur
Position: *CF, SS
Side: LF/BS
Age: 22-29 years (20/02/1940)

Height: 172 cm
Weight: 66 kg

Attack: 95
Defence: 37
Balance: 77
Stamina: 82
Top Speed: 85
Acceleration: 91
Response: 95
Agility: 87
Dribble Accuracy: 84
Dribble Speed: 85
Short Pass Accuracy: 75
Short Pass Speed: 71
Long Pass Accuracy: 76
Long Pass Speed: 71
Shot Accuracy: 96
Shot Power: 79
Shot Technique: 88
Free Kick Accuracy: 68
Curling: 78
Header: 81
Jump: 84
Technique: 85
Aggression: 97
Mentality: 74
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 76

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition: 8
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Consistency: 7
Growth type: Standard

S01 - Marauding
S03 - 1-on-1 Finish
S18 - Turning Skills
P13 - Goal Poacher

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Dribbling - Positioning - Reaction - Scoring - 1-1 Scoring - Lines

Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


The greatest goalscorer in England history and, arguably, ever - certainly in British football. Jimmy Greaves' record speaks for itself - an amazing 266 goals in 380 games in the league, FA and League Cups and European competition.

He was cunningly signed from AC Milan for £99,999 by Bill Nicholson, to avoid him becoming the first £100,000 player, and perhaps the biggest compliment of all is that most considered that his arrival made the 'double' team ever better.

Quick with superb control and positional sense, Greaves was simply a natural goalscorer famed for coolly rolling the ball into the net rather than blasting it.

He won two FA Cups, the European Cup Winners' Cup and 42 England caps at Spurs (57 in total) but missed out on the World Cup Final in 1966 when he was hit by hepatitis.

Greaves moved on to West Ham in March 1970 but retired at the end of 1970-71 and later fought a very public battle against alcoholism before a new life as a popular television and newspaper pundit.

Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:50 pm
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Does he really need WF as optional position here? I've never heard he played as left winger for Spurs, this position was occupied by Cliff Jones and Terry Dyson..
He should rather have SS among positions as he played there until 1964 when Bobby Smith (regular CF of Tottenham) left the team. I know that he rather acted as second CF but still he should have SS among positions (like Sandor Kocsis). He also took corners for Spurs as well, probably he could have at least green value for LPA..

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