|Date of birth||13 November 1943|
|Place of birth||Airdrie, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Jim Black (born 13 November 1943 in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire) is a retired Scottish association football player, who played as a defender for Airdrie, Hibernian and Stenhousemuir. He was part of the Hibs side that won the Scottish League Cup in 1972 and the Drybrough Cup twice. Black also played in the Scottish Cup Finals of 1972 and 1975.
In March 2016 Black was inaugurated into Airdrieonians Greatest XI, a poll conducted amongst Airdrie fans to find the greatest starting line up in the history of the club.
Andrew Lewis Goram is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, he started his career with Oldham Athletic and Hibernian, but he is best remembered for playing for Rangers during the 1990s, when he earned the nickname "The Goalie". In a 2001 poll of Rangers fans, Goram was voted Rangers' greatest ever goalkeeper. Goram appeared in 43 international matches for Scotland and was selected for their squads at the 1986 and 1990 World Cups, UEFA Euro 1992 and UEFA Euro 1996.
Airdrieonians Football Club, more commonly known as Airdrie, were a Scottish professional football team from the town of Airdrie, in the Monklands area of Lanarkshire.
Wishaw Football Club are a Scottish football club based in the town of Wishaw, North Lanarkshire. The club currently competes in the West of Scotland League Conference C.
Gordon William Chisholm is a Scottish professional football former player and manager. Chisholm played as a central defender for Sunderland, Hibernian, Dundee and Partick Thistle.
Dalry Thistle Football Club are a Scottish football club, based in the town of Dalry, Ayrshire. Formed in 1920, they play at Merksworth Park. Currently playing in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association, they wear dark blue strips. 2020is their Centenary year.
William Esplin Ormond was a Scottish football player and manager. As a player, Ormond was well known as one of Hibernian's Famous Five forward line, winning three league championships in the late 1940s and early 1950s. After a successful spell managing St Johnstone he led Scotland to the 1974 World Cup finals. Scotland were unbeaten at that World Cup, but were eliminated on goal difference.
Ronald Campbell Simpson was a Scottish football player and coach. He is mainly remembered for his time with Celtic, where he was the goalkeeper in the Lisbon Lions team that won the European Cup in 1967. Earlier in his career, Simpson had won the FA Cup twice with Newcastle United. He also played for Queen's Park, Third Lanark and Hibernian. Simpson represented Great Britain in the 1948 Olympics, but was not selected for Scotland until 1967. He made his international debut in the famous 3–2 victory against England at Wembley.
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After relegation to the Third Tier of Scottish Football, Ayr United play in the Second Division with Airdrie United, Alloa Athletic, Brechin City, Dumbarton, East Fife, Forfar Athletic, Livingston, Peterhead and Stenhousemuir. Ayr regained First Division status following promotion via the Play-Offs, in which Ayr secured a 7-4 aggregate win over Forfar Athletic and a 3-2 aggregate win over Brechin City. Ayr also enjoyed respectable cup runs, progressing to the Quarter-Finals of the Challenge Cup, before being defeated away to Partick Thistle and reaching the Fifth Round of the Scottish Cup, with victories over Junior side, Sunnybank and SPL club, Hibernian before being knocked out by St Mirren of the SPL respectively, However failed to progress beyond Elgin City of the Scottish Football League Third Division in the League Cup.
Derek Whiteford was a Scottish football player and manager. He played for Hibernian, Airdrie, Dumbarton and Falkirk.
Season 1996–97 was difficult for Hibs, as the club finished ninth in the Premier Division and only avoided relegation to the First Division by winning a playoff against Airdrie. There was also disappointment in the cup competitions, as the club were beaten by Celtic in the Scottish Cup, and Rangers in the League Cup. Manager Alex Miller was sacked in late September and replaced temporarily by Jocky Scott, before Jim Duffy took charge.
Airdrieonians Football Club are a Scottish professional football team in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, who are members of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and play in Scottish League One. They were formed in 2002 as Airdrie United Football Club following the liquidation of the original Airdrieonians club, formed in 1878. The club's official name was changed in 2013 with the approval of the Scottish Football Association to the traditional name of Airdrieonians. As with the previous club, this is often colloquially shortened to simply "Airdrie".
The 1940–41 season was the second Scottish football season in which Dumbarton competed in regional football during World War II.
The 1946–47 season was the 63rd official Scottish football season in which Dumbarton competed at national level, and the first where Scottish football got back to normal after the end of WW2. Dumbarton entered the Scottish Football League, the Scottish Cup, the inaugural Scottish League Cup and the Supplementary Cup. In addition Dumbarton competed in the Stirlingshire Cup.
The 1972–73 season was Dumbarton's official centenary year and the 89th football season in which Dumbarton competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Football League, the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup. In addition Dumbarton played in the Drybrough Cup and the Stirlingshire Cup.
Season 1983–84 was the 100th football season in which Dumbarton competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Football League for the 78th time, the Scottish Cup for the 89th time and the Scottish League Cup for the 37th time.
Season 1987–88 was the 104th football season in which Dumbarton competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Football League for the 82nd time, the Scottish Cup for the 93rd time and the Scottish League Cup for the 41st time.