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James "Jimmy" Bonthrone


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James 'Jimmy' Bonthrone

James "Jimmy" Bonthrone


  • Birth: 16 Jun 1929 • Kinglassie, Fife, Scotland
  • Death: 07 Jun 2008 • Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

Manager, 12 Jul 1971 - 31 May 1975 and Assistant Manager, 1969 - 1971


  • Debut:

    Drybourgh Cup Quarter Final

    East Fife 0 v 3 Aberdeen

  • 31 Jul 1971

  • 13 Aug 1995

    Jimmy Bonthrone
    30 years Testimonial

    East Fife 0 v 2 Manchester United

    Beckham (2), Attendance: 5,000


  • Jimmy Bonthrone 30 years Testimonial Programme, signed.

    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Jimmy Bonthrone 30 years Testimonial Programme, signed.

Honours (1971-1975)

Trophys Description Year Match Location
Drybrough Cup - Silhouette Drybrough Cup
07 Aug 1971
Pittodrie Park, Aberdeen, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
11 Apr 1970
Aberdeen 3 v 1 Celtic
(As assistant manager)
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

External Link

  • Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
    A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
    Aberdeen Football Club 1970's type Logo is used to convey the meaning intended and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the intended image - This version designed by Graeme Watson 2019 (Logo is for representation only and use of the logo here does not imply endorsement.)
    Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Main Stand Entrance, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
    Insert Photo: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Jimmy Bonthrone 30 years Testimonial Programme, signed. Programmes displayed on this website are to illustrate the article on the match to which the programme was issued and to bring further understanding to the reader.
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