Jim Black (footballer)

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Jim Black
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-11-13) 13 November 1943 (age 73)
Place of birth Airdrie, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Lochend Hearts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1969 Airdrieonians 144 (0)
1969–1974 Hibernian 152 (0)
1974–1979 Airdrieonians 148 (3)
1979–1982 Stenhousemuir 96 (0)
Total 540 (3)
Teams managed
1981–1984 Stenhousemuir
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jim Black (born 13 November 1943 in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire) is a retired Scottish association football player, who played as a defender for Airdrie, Hibernian and Stenhousemuir. He was part of the Hibs side that won the Scottish League Cup in 1972 and the Drybrough Cup twice. Black also played in the Scottish Cup Finals of 1972 and 1975.

In March 2016 Black was inaugurated into Airdrieonians Greatest XI, a poll conducted amongst Airdrie fans to find the greatest starting line up in the history of the club.


  • Jeffrey, Jim (2005). The Men Who Made Hibernian F.C. since 1946. Tempus Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7524-3091-2. 

External links[edit]

  • Jim Black, Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database