Jim Denny

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Not to be confused with Jim Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry.
Jim Denny
Personal information
Full name James Denny
Date of birth (1950-03-13) 13 March 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Playing position Defender (Retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970-1977 Rangers 37 (0)
1979-1981 Hearts 53 (0)
1981-1982 Stirling Albion 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jim Denny (born 13 March 1950 in Paisley, Scotland) is a retired Scottish professional football player.

Denny joined Rangers in 1970 from junior side Yoker Athletic. He made his debut in the Scottish Cup final replay against Celtic on May 12, 1971. He deputised at right back in place of Sandy Jardine, but the team lost the match 2-1.

In total he made 54 appearances for Rangers including the first match of the 1971-72 European Cup Winners' Cup campaign, a 1-1 draw with Stade Rennes. He left Ibrox in 1977 after seven seasons and joined Hearts. He was played more in Edinburgh in two seasons than he had in the seven he was at Rangers. His spell at Tynecastle was followed by a final season at Stirling Albion before left the senior ranks to join Irvine Victoria.

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