Ian Fleming (footballer)
|Full name||John Hares Fleming|
|Date of birth||15 January 1953|
|Place of birth||Maybole, Scotland|
|Playing position||Winger / Midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Aberdeen signed Fleming for £15,000 from Kilmarnock in December 1975.
Despite guiding Brechin to promotion to the First Division and the club enjoying a successful spell, Fleming was sacked by Brechin in December 1986. Fleming was then assistant manager of Forfar Athletic and manager of Icelandic side FH in 1987.
In 2011, Fleming used his contacts in football to raise funds for his twin granddaughters, who suffered from cerebral palsy. The funds were needed to pay for surgery in the United States that was not available in the NHS.
- "Ian Fleming". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
- McKinlay, Hugh (22 December 1986). "Fleming sacked by Brechin". The Herald. Herald & Times Group. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- "Morgunblaðið". timarit.is. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
- McKelvie, Geraldine (4 April 2011). "'Mind-boggling' generosity to help Chloe and Ayley Hirsch". The Courier. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- Ian Fleming, Neil Brown