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Davie Wilson

Davie Wilson
Personal information
Full name David Wilson
Date of birth (1939-01-10) 10 January 1939
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Left winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1967 Rangers 227 (98)
1967–1971 Dundee United 120 (23)
1971–1973 Dumbarton 48 (2)
1981 Kilmarnock 1 (0)
Total 396 (123)
National team
1960–1965 Scotland 22 (10)
1960–1964 Scottish League XI 7 (3)
Teams managed
1977–1980 Dumbarton
1984–1986 Dumbarton
1987-1989 Queen of the South
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Davie Wilson (born 10 January 1939) is a Scottish former international footballer who played as a left winger.

Career

Wilson made just under 400 league appearances during his twelve-year playing career, making 22 appearances for Scotland (scoring ten goals) and finishing runner-up with Rangers in the inaugural UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1961. Wilson also won a number of domestic honours, winning each domestic trophy between two and five times. Wilson also represented the Scottish League XI.[1]

He later had two spells as manager of Dumbarton, taking them into the Premier Division in his second spell, widely regarded as a commendable achievement for a part-time club. Wilson also had a spell as manager of Dumfries club Queen of the South. Wilson took over after the surprise resignation of promotion winning Nobby Clark.[2]

Honours

1959–60, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1965–66
1960–61

International goals

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 15 April 1961 Wembley Stadium, London  England 2-3 3-9 BHC
2 7 October 1961 Windsor Park, Belfast  Northern Ireland 1-0 6-1 BHC
3 14 April 1962 Hampden Park, Glasgow  England 1-0 2-0 BHC
4 8 May 1963 Hampden Park, Glasgow  Austria 1-0 4-1 Friendly
5 8 May 1963 Hampden Park, Glasgow  Austria 2-0 4-1 Friendly
6 13 June 1963 Bernabeu, Madrid  Spain 4-1 6-2 Friendly
7 25 November 1964 Hampden Park, Glasgow  Northern Ireland 1-1 3-2 BHC
8 25 November 1964 Hampden Park, Glasgow  Northern Ireland 3-2 3-2 BHC
9 27 May 1965 Olympia Stadion, Helsinki  Finland 1-1 2-1 WCQG8

References

  1. ^ "Scotland FL Players by Appearances". Londonhearts.com (London Hearts Supporters' Club). Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Nobby Clark career profile and interview

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