Jimmy Cant

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Jim Cant
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-09-24) 24 September 1953 (age 65)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Peebles Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1977 Heart of Midlothian 36 (0)
1977–? Canberra City
National team
1983 Australia 6 (1)
1984 Australia B 8 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jim Cant (born 24 September 1953) is an Australian former soccer player.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Cant played youth football for Peebles Rovers in Scotland before joining Heart of Midlothian. He played 36 league matches for Hearts before emigrating to Australia where he played for Canberra City in the National Soccer League.[1]

International career[edit]

In 1983 Cant made his debut for his adopted country. He played 12 matches for Australia, including six in full international matches.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Cant, Jim". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  2. ^ "The Australian National Men's Football Team: Caps And Captains" (PDF). Football Federation Australia.