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Captain

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Jimmy Smith

Midfielder


Biography

Date of birth

07/01/1987

Height

173 cm

Signed

01/07/2014

Country

England

A capture from Stevenage in May 2014, Jimmy came through the Chelsea youth academy, making a solitary appearance for against Newcastle United. Jimmy then had loan spells with QPR, Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday and Leyton Orient.

Jimmy impressed enough at Brisbane Road to sign on a permanent basis and he appeared almost 150 times for the O's between 2009-13. After his release from Orient, he moved to Stevenage and was a regular there prior to signing a two-year deal with the Reds.

Jimmy had a spell out of the team after breaking his foot against Portsmouth in January 2016 but returned towards the end of the season and signed a new three-year contract in 2016 after being given the captain’s armband back in July of that year.