13 Facts About Jimmy Nicholl

1. James Michael Jimmy Nicholl was born on 28 December 1956 and is a Northern Irish former professional footballer who played for several clubs, including Manchester United and Rangers.

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2. Jimmy Nicholl was mainly a right-back but could play in other defensive roles.

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3. Jimmy Nicholl was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Northern Irish parents.

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4. Jimmy Nicholl grew up on the Rathcoole estate on the outskirts of Belfast.

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5. Jimmy Nicholl started his career as a junior player at Manchester United.

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6. Jimmy Nicholl helped the club win the 1977 FA Cup Final and collected a runners-up medal in 1979.

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7. Jimmy Nicholl was sent off after 55 minutes and never played for the club again.

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8. Jimmy Nicholl was unable to arrest the decline and Millwall slipped into Division Two on the last day of the season.

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9. Jimmy Nicholl was then appointed assistant manager of Kilmarnock for a second time, by Kenny Shiels on 15 June 2011.

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10. The club was relegated to League One on the last day, after which Jimmy Nicholl resigned as manager.

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11. Jimmy Nicholl was appointed as assistant to new Falkirk manager Paul Hartley in October 2017, while continuing in his role with Northern Ireland.

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12. Jimmy Nicholl became assistant manager at Rangers in January 2018, assisting Graeme Murty.

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13. Jimmy Nicholl joined St Mirren as their first team coach in November 2018.

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