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JIM KNOWLES

JIM KNOWLES
Year(s)
1935–1938
Honours

Third Division North champions 1937–38

Management career
Former film extra Knowles became secretary and manager of Tranmere Rovers in 1936 He masterminded Rovers’ triumphant championship season in 1937-38, when five points from their three final games clinched promotion from Division Three North to a first ever season in Division Two. It is still Rovers' sole championship in the Football League. However, they were relegated the next season having won just six of 42 matches – the all time worst record of any team in Division Two.
Knowles left the club in 1939, at the start of World War II.

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MOTTO: UBI FIDES IBI LUX ET ROBUR which means "Where there is faith, there is light and strength."

Designed by Ned O'Toole, Paul Harmon and Oisín Ronan.
Special thanks to Tranmere Rovers Football club for the information.