Jimmy Thomson (footballer)

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Jimmy Thomson
Personal information
Date of birth (1937-04-10)10 April 1937
Date of death 4 August 2012(2012-08-04) (aged 75)[1]
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Valleyfield Colliery[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1961 St. Mirren[2] 42 (0)
1961–1971 Dunfermline Athletic[2] 218 (4)
1971–1972 Raith Rovers[2] 11 (0)
Total 271 (4)
Teams managed
1975 Dunfermline Athletic
1982 Dunfermline Athletic
1984–1986 Alloa Athletic
1987–1988 Berwick Rangers
1996 Raith Rovers
1996–1997 Berwick Rangers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jimmy Thomson (10 April 1937 – 4 August 2012) was a Scottish football player and manager. He played for St. Mirren, Dunfermline Athletic and Raith Rovers, and then managed Scottish Football League clubs Alloa Athletic, Berwick Rangers and Raith Rovers. Thomson was one of four Raith managers in the space of fourteen months following Jimmy Nicholl's move to Millwall in 1996.[3] Thomson also served Raith's Fife rivals Dunfermline Athletic as caretaker manager in two different spells.[4][4]