284 Sydney Sims

Biography

Young outside left Sydney Sims was an employee at Hatfield Main Colliery near Doncaster who had played for Hatfield Main Colliery and Thorne Colliery prior to joining Hull City in December 1934 after a failed trial at West Bromwich Albion. Sims was thrust straight into first team action over the 1934 festive period while still on trial, starting against West Ham United. He signed a professional contract in early January 1935 and started two more games, drawing his first team career to a rapid close. Sims left the club in the 1935 close season.

He later played for Scarborough and Peterborough United before returning to South Yorkshire to play for Ollerton Colliery up until the start of World War Two.

Details

Nationality: England
Date/Place of Birth: 23 December 1914, Nottingham
Hull City First Game: 29 December 1934, West Ham United A (Division Two), 20 years, 6 days old
Hull City Final Game: 31 January 1935, Southampton H (Division Two), 20 years, 39 days old

Clubs

Hatfield Main Colliery, Thorne Colliery, Hull City (1934-1935), Scarborough (1935-1936), Peterborough United (1936-1938), Ollerton Colliery (1938-1939)

Hull City Record

Career: 3 apps, 0 goals

Sydney Simms
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FAC
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FAC
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FLC
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FLC
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EUR
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EUR
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OTH
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OTH
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