|Full name||George Herd|
|Date of birth||6 May 1936|
|Place of birth||Lanark, Scotland|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|1967||→ Vancouver Royal Canadians (loan)||6||(3)|
|1960||Scottish League XI||3||(3)|
|1980–1981||Queen of the South|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Herd began his professional football career in the Scottish Highland Football League with Inverness Thistle FC (Now Inverness Caledonian Thistle) whilst undertaking his National Service in the Army at Fort George Barracks, just outside Inverness. Herd transferred from Inverness Thistle into the Scottish Football League with Queen's Park FC in 1956. He turned professional in May 1957 after moving to Clyde FC. In his first season at Clyde, he won the 1957-58 Scottish Cup and won his first Scotland cap, a 4-0 defeat to England in April 1958. He won a further 4 Scotland caps during his time at Clyde before departing for Sunderland in 1961 where he also took up a coaching role in 1969.
He later had a spell at Hartlepool United in 1970-71 before retiring from playing.
Coach and manager
After his playing career, he had coaching spells at Newcastle United and Sunderland.
Herd was appointed manager of Dumfries club Queen of the South in May 1980 where he worked with players such Allan Ball, Iain McChesney, George Cloy, Nobby Clark and Jimmy Robertson. He left this position mid way through the following season from which the club went on a promotion winning run.
Herd joined Darlington in a coaching capacity.
- "George Herd". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 14 March 2017.