Peter Smith (Scottish footballer)

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Peter Smith
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Full namePeter Smith
Date of birth (1937-07-18) 18 July 1937 (age 83)
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1957–1959 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
Livingston United (loan)
1959–1960 Dundee United 18 (2)
1960–1969 Alloa Athletic 239 (61)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Smith (born 18 July 1937) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a defender. Beginning his career with Heart of Midlothian, Smith failed to make an appearance and moved to Dundee United in 1959, spending a single season at Tannadice. In 1960, Smith moved to Alloa, where he made around 300 appearances for The Wasps before being released in 1969. One of his most notable performances for Alloa was in the 1961–62 season against Queens Park. Losing 2–5 at half-time, Smith was moved from right back to centre forward and scored a second-half hat-trick. Alloa won the match 7–5.


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