James Michael Smith (born 17 October 1940) is an English retired footballer and manager. As a player, he made 249 appearances in the Fourth Division of The Football League, representing Aldershot, Halifax Town, Lincoln City and Colchester United, and played for three-and-a-half years for Boston United of the Northern Premier League. He began a long managerial career with Boston United, and went on to take charge of clubs in all divisions of the Football League and in the Conference National.
Smith served as a member of the board of directors of Oxford United for three years from 2006–09. His nickname is "The Bald Eagle".Close