Brian McLaughlin (footballer, born 1954)

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Brian McLaughlin
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-10-07)7 October 1954
Place of birth Grangemouth, Scotland
Date of death 13 August 2009(2009-08-13) (aged 54)
Place of death Falkirk, Scotland
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1977 Celtic 7 (1)
1975–1976 Finn Harps (loan) 9 (5)
1977–1979 Ayr United 68 (25)
1979–1982 Motherwell 116 (37)
1982–1983 Hamilton Academical 15 (8)
1983–1985 Falkirk 12 (0)
1985–1986 West Adelaide
1986–1987 Ayr United 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brian McLaughlin (7 October 1954 – 13 August 2009) was a Scottish footballer who played for Celtic, Ayr United, Motherwell, Hamilton Academical and Falkirk.[1] After his playing career ended, he was a member of St Mirren's coaching staff.

On 13 August 2009, McLaughlin was found dead in the Union Canal near Falkirk. Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances, and ruled his death accidental.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brian McLaughlin career statistics, A-Z Player's Database
  2. ^ Ex-footballer found dead in canal, BBC News (13 August 2009)

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