Denis Lawson (footballer)

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This article is about the Scottish international footballer. For the actor, see Denis Lawson.
Denis Lawson
Personal information
Date of birth (1897-12-11)11 December 1897
Place of birth Lennoxtown, Scotland
Date of death unknown
Playing position Outside-right
Youth career
Kilsyth Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1923 St Mirren
1923–1926 Cardiff City 64 (2)
1926 Springfield Babes 23 (2)
1926–1927 Providence Clamdiggers 16 (1)
1927–1928 Wigan Borough 28 (2)
1928–1930 Clyde
1930–19?? Brechin City
National team
1923 Scotland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Denis Lawson (11 December 1897 – date of death unknown) was a Scottish footballer born in Lennoxtown.[1] He started playing for St Mirren in 1920, and in 1923 was capped for Scotland, in a 2-2 draw with England at Hampden Park.

Later in 1923 he moved to Cardiff City of the Football League and played 64 matches for them, before moving to USA and playing for Springfield Babes and Providence F.C..[1] He returned to British football in 1927–28 with a move to Wigan Borough, and then finished his career back in Scotland with Clyde and Brechin City.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Denis Lawson". Profiles. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Dykes, Garth (2011). Wigan Borough in the Football League: A Complete Record and Who's Who 1921–1931. Tony Brown. ISBN 978-1-905891-53-5.