Ian MacFarlane (footballer, born 1933)

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Ian MacFarlane
Personal information
Full name Ian MacFarlane
Date of birth (1933-01-26) 26 January 1933 (age 85)
Place of birth Lanark, Scotland
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1956 Aberdeen 16 (0)
1956–1958 Chelsea 40 (0)
1958–1959 Leicester City 1 (0)
Total 57 (0)
Teams managed
1970–1972 Carlisle United
1984 Yeovil Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ian MacFarlane (born 26 January 1933 in Lanark) is a Scottish former football player and manager.

MacFarlane played for Aberdeen, Chelsea and Leicester City as a full back.[1]

MacFarlane managed Carlisle United from 1 January 1970 to 1 June 1972. Notable signings he made for Carlisle include John Gorman in September 1970 and Stanley Bowles in October 1971. He was caretaker manager of Sunderland from 18 August 1976 to 1 December 1976 for 7 games (2 wins, 1 draw, 4 losses. He was succeeded by Jimmy Adamson. He then managed Leicester City for 5 games in 1978 as caretaker manager, losing 4 and winning just once. As an assistant manager, he won the Football League Cup with Manchester City.


  1. ^ "Ian MacFarlane". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Ian MacFarlane at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database