Scot who played at Spurs for three years, but had his career interrupted by World War II, in which he suffered serious injuries.
Started playing in Scottish junior football with Wishaw, while working as a carpenter and it was from there that he joined Spurs in November 1936, making his debut against Corinthians a few days later. Only made a single first team appearance, scoring the winner against Plymouth Argyle, but made 56 London Combination appearances in which he scored 11 goals. Also added five goals in 18 reserve and A team matches.
Left Spurs in May 1939 to return home to Motherwell and stayed at Firs Park for only a short time before enlisting in the Gordon Highlanders and went into the the front line, fighting in the Battle of Crete in 1941, where he was wounded in the shoulder and leg and after being taken prisoner of war by the Germans, he was sent home to recover from his injuries.
When back to full health, Jeffrey went on to make appearances for Dundee United, Hamilton Academicals, Stirling Albion and Millwall, for who he turned out twice in 1945-46.Having brought his career to a close, George set up as a businessman in Hamilton, where he made a good living, before he died in the town in 1979.