Jimmy Carabine

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Jimmy Carabine
Personal information
Date of birth 23 November 1911
Place of birth Blantyre, Scotland
Date of death 1987 (aged 75–76)
Playing position Right back
Youth career
Larkhall Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1947 Third Lanark 216 (10)
National team
1938–1939 Scotland[1] 3 (0)
1937–1939 Scottish League XI[2] 5 (0)
Teams managed
1946–1949 Third Lanark
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Carabine (23 November 1911 – 1987) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a right back.

In the club game Carabine was most closely associated with Third Lanark A.C., serving the club as a player from 1934 to 1945 and then as manager from 1946 to 1949.[3] In all he made 216 appearances and scored 10 goals for the club.[4]

As an international Carabine represented Scotland in three official matches, appearing against the Netherlands (21 May 1938), Ireland (8 October 1938) and England (15 April 1939). He also featured in two unofficial games against Eastern United States and the American Soccer League (in which he scored a hat-trick) and nine equally unofficial wartime internationals, all against England, his last being an 8-0 defeat on 16 October 1943.[5]

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