Ian Lister

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Ian Lister
Personal information
Date of birth 5 September 1946
Place of birth Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Date of death 8 February 2013(2013-02-08) (aged 66)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[1]
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Smeaton Boy's Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1966 Aberdeen 22 (2)
1966–1968 Raith Rovers 30 (3)
1968–1969 Dunfermline Athletic 23 (4)
1969–1971 St. Mirren 49 (12)
1971–1972 Raith Rovers 25 (1)
1972–1974 Berwick Rangers 50 (8)
Caledonian
Total 199 (30)
National team
Scotland youth
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ian Lister (5 September 1946 – 8 February 2013) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a winger.

Early life[edit]

Lister was born on 5 September 1946 in Kirkcaldy.[1]

Career[edit]

Lister played for Smeaton Boy's Club, Aberdeen, Raith Rovers, Dunfermline Athletic, St. Mirren, Berwick Rangers and Caledonian.[2][3][4][5][6] While at Dunfermline Athletic, Lister scored in the 1968 Scottish Cup Final against Hearts, having previously also scored in one of the semi-final matches.[7] He also played youth football for Scotland.[1][7]

After retiring as a player, Lister became President of Inverness City.[8]

Later life and death[edit]

Lister died on 8 February 2013, at the age of 65.[7]

Lister Park[edit]

When Inverness City obtained a permanent ground for themselves in Inverness at the Bught Park, the new pitch was named Lister Park in his honour.[9]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Profile". Aberdeen F.C. 
  2. ^ "ABERDEEN : 1946/47 - 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  3. ^ "RAITH ROVERS : 1946/47 - 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  4. ^ "DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC : 1946/47 - 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  5. ^ "ST. MIRREN : 1946/47 - 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  6. ^ "BERWICK RANGERS : 1955/56 - 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  7. ^ a b c "Ian Lister (1948 – 2013)". Dunfermline Athletic F.C. 
  8. ^ "Ian Lister". Scottish Football Association. 8 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Linton, Graham (6 August 2013). "City prepare to open new ground". Inverness Courier (Inverness). Retrieved 21 June 2014.