Tommy Duncan (footballer)

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Tommy Duncan
Personal information
Full nameThomas Montgomerie Duncan [1]
Date of birth (1936-07-15) 15 July 1936 (age 84)
Place of birth Portsoy, Scotland
Playing position(s) Outside left
Youth career
0000–1952 Buckie Thistle
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1952–1963 Airdrieonians 144 (43)
1958Newport County (loan) 1 (0)
1965 Dundee 0 (0)
1965 Falkirk 8 (1)
1965 Stirling Albion 1 (0)
Teams managed
1969–1974 Queen's Park
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Montgomerie Duncan (born 15 July 1936) is a Scottish retired professional football outside left, best remembered for his 11 years in the Scottish League with Airdrieonians. [2] [3] He also briefly played in the Football League on loan at Newport County. [1] Duncan later managed Queen's Park between November 1969 and May 1974.

Tommy Duncan's senior professional football career commenced as a 16 year old in the Scottish Highland Football League with his local senior football club, Buckie Thistle FC. His talents were spotted in the summer of 1952 when Airdrie FC played a two-game Highland pre-season tour, with one of the games played against Buckie Thistle at Victoria Park, Buckie, where Duncan shone on the Buckie Thistle left wing, and Airdrie subsequently, and quickly signed him, and where he spent the next eleven seasons at Airdrie.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Tommy Duncan". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  2. Hosie, Rab. "Scottish Football Historical Archive - Scottish League appearance records - D" . Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  3. "Airdrieonians Hall of Fame". Airdrie FC. Retrieved 11 February 2017.