Jim Stewart (Scottish footballer)

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Jim Stewart
Personal information
Full name James Stewart
Date of birth (1954-03-09) 9 March 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth Kilwinning, Scotland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1970–1971 Troon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1977 Kilmarnock 136 (0)
1977–1980 Middlesbrough 34 (0)
1980–1984 Rangers 55 (0)
1983 Dumbarton (loan) 2 (0)
1984–1986 St Mirren 9 (0)
1986 Partick Thistle 8 (0)
Total 244 (0)
National team
1974–1978 Scottish League XI 3 (0)
1977–1978 Scotland 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James "Jim" Stewart (born 9 March 1954) is a former Scottish football goalkeeper.

He began his career with local side Troon, and he went on to play for Kilmarnock, Middlesbrough, Rangers, St Mirren and Partick Thistle.

He earned 2 caps for Scotland, and was their third-choice goalkeeper at the 1974 FIFA World Cup. He was later the goalkeeping coach at Kilmarnock and Hearts, and currently the goalkeeping coach of Rangers and Scotland.[1]

His son Colin also played as a goalkeeper for Kilmarnock, and daughter-in-law Julie Fleeting is the all-time leading scorer for the Scotland women's national football team.


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