Charlie Dickson

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Charlie Dickson
Personal information
Date of birth (1934-07-07)7 July 1934
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death 18 October 2013(2013-10-18) (aged 79)
Playing position(s) Centre-forward
Youth career
Penicuik Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1964 Dunfermline Athletic 340 (215)
1964–1966 Queen of the South 35 (21)
South West United (Australia)
Total 375 (236)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Charles 'Charlie' Dickson (7 July 1934 – 18 October 2013)[1] was a Scottish footballer best known for playing for Dunfermline Athletic. He scored 215 goals in 340 appearances for the club which remains an all-time club record.[2]

Dickson also played for Penicuik Athletic and Queen of the South.[3]


  1. ^ Obituary: Charlie Dickson, footballer and champion pigeon fancier
  2. ^ Greatest ever Pars player Archived 23 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Charlie Dickson at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database