Jimmy Anderson was a loyal servant to the club for 50 years and operate din a number of roles, happy to work in any capacity the club wanted him to.
His playing career with the club was
short, but when he gave up that side of the game, he was
given the post of assistant trainer in 1913-14, before
he was signed up to the Royal Horse Artillery, with whom
he served in the Near East.
On return from the War, he scouted for the club at Northfleet, with many luminaries of the Spurs team passing through during his tenure there.
WWII saw Anderson take temporary charge of the Spurs team, turning out sides in the Tottenham tradition.
Won Football League (South) during the War in 1945 with a side of mainly Spurs players plus Jack Rowley (Man U), Fred Hall (Sunderland) and Jack Martin (Aston Villa).
After the War, he stepped aside as Joe Hulme was appointed as manager and Anderson took the assistant's role, carrying out the role enthusiastically, stepping in for Hulme when he went into hospital. Despite being over-looked for the manager's post when Hulme retired, Jimmy stayed on as assistant when Arthur Rowe became boss, working with him to develop the style that became known as "Push and Run".
Jimmy Anderson died on Sunday 23rd August 1970 having served the club in various capacities for 50 years.