Ally McLeod

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For the former Scotland team manager, see Ally MacLeod
Ally McLeod
Personal information
Full name Alexander Hector McMillan McLeod
Date of birth (1951-01-01) 1 January 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Striker
Youth career
–1970 Renfrew
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1973 St. Mirren 80 (53)
1973–1974 Southampton 3 (0)
1974 Huddersfield Town (loan) 4 (1)
1974–1982 Hibernian 208 (71)
1982 Stenhousemuir 3 (0)
1982–1983 Hamilton Academical 3 (0)
1983–1984 Queen of the South 2 (0)
National team
1978–1979 Scotland U21[1] 4 (3)
1980 Scottish League XI 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alexander Hector McMillan "Ally" McLeod (born 1 January 1951 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a striker for many league clubs in Scotland and England.

McLeod played for Renfrew Juniors, where he had been successfully turned from a midfielder into a striker by manager Tommy Barrie. McLeod began his senior career with St. Mirren in 1970. He scored four goals in one Scottish League Cup game for St. Mirren against Rangers at Ibrox. It was the first time that Rangers had lost there to a lower division club and McLeod became the only opposing player to score four goals against Rangers at Ibrox in one match.

Southampton then signed McLeod, but he failed to settle in Hampshire and he returned to Scotland with Hibernian. MacLeod, who was a relatively prolific goalscorer in a defensive era, scored for Hibernian in the 1979 Scottish Cup Final second replay against Rangers.

References[edit]

Sources
  • Jeffrey, Jim (2005). The Men Who Made Hibernian F.C. since 1946. Tempus Publishing Ltd. pp. 95–96. ISBN 0-7524-3091-2. 

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