Tommy Bryceland

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Tommy Bryceland
Personal information
Full nameThomas Bryceland [1]
Date of birth(1939-03-01)1 March 1939
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland
Date of death 22 January 2016(2016-01-22) (aged 76)
Place of death Ayrshire, Scotland
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1956–1962 St Mirren 104 (47)
1962–1969 Norwich City 254 (49)
1969–1971 Oldham Athletic 67 (10)
1971–1972 St Mirren 14 (2)
Total439(108)
Teams managed
1972–1973 St Mirren
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tommy Bryceland (1 March 1939 – 22 January 2016) was a Scottish football player and manager. [2] [3] He played for St Mirren, Norwich City and Oldham Athletic and then returned to St Mirren for a stint as player-manager.

A scheming inside-forward (attacking midfielder), Bryceland made his name at St Mirren where he won the Scottish Cup in 1959. He moved to Norwich City in 1962 and played 284 times for the Canaries, scoring 55 goals, between 1962 and 1969. [4] His exploits won him a place as one of the fan nominees in the inaugural Norwich City Hall of Fame.

Bryceland's time at Norwich coincided with the club's stay in the second division, notably finishing 6th in 1965. He moved to Oldham Athletic in 1969, before returning to St Mirren as player-manager in 1971. His final scoring tally for St Mirren was 69 goals and he was inducted to the club's Hall of Fame in May 2007.

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References

  1. "Tommy Bryceland". Barry Hugman's Footballers.
  2. "Tributes after Norwich City Hall of Famer Tommy Bryceland dies at age of 76". Eastern Daily Press. 23 January 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. Vallance, Matt (27 January 2016). "Thomas Bryceland". The Herald. Herald & Times Group. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  4. EDP24: Norwich City FC centenary Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine