Jim Iley began his playing career in Yorkshire with Sheffield United and spent two years at Spurs after moving on from Bramall Lane, before playing for Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United.
A ball playing midfielder, his two years with Tottenham came in the late 1950s, leaving just before the Double team took shape. Jim made 53 appearances for Spurs in that time, winning one Under- 23 cap for England during that time v Wales at Wrexham.
Left Spurs in July 1959 and joined Nottingham Forest, moving on after the City Ground to have a long spell at Newcastle United, where he was part of the Second Division championship winning team in 1965.
Having gone on to play
for Sheffield United and Peterborough United, in 1969, Iley became
manager of The Posh, but left that post in
1972. Jim went on to manage Barnsley, Blackburn
Rovers, Bury and Exeter City.