Jackie Copland

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Jackie Copland
Personal information
Full name John Copland
Date of birth (1947-03-21) 21 March 1947 (age 70)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
Kirklandneuk Juveniles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 St Mirren 2 (0)
1968–1969 Beith Juniors
1969–1970 Stranraer 34 (19)
1970–1976 Dundee United 144 (18)
1976–1983 St Mirren 201 (6)
National team
1974 Scottish League XI[1] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John "Jackie" Copland (born 21 March 1947 in Paisley) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a centre back. Copland spent most of his career with St Mirren (in two spells), Stranraer and Dundee United, retiring from football in 1983 after his second spell with the Buddies.

Since retiring, Copland continued his association with St Mirren, working in various administrative roles.

He was inducted into the St Mirren Hall of Fame in 2016.

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