|Date of birth||24 November 1953|
|Place of birth||Helensburgh, Scotland|
|–||Vale of Leven||-||(-)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Joe Carson (born 24 November 1953) is a former professional footballer who spent his entire playing career in the Scottish leagues, playing mostly as a central defender.
Carson was awarded Motherwell's Player of the Year award for the 1986-1987 season. Carson is also the only player sent off two matches in a row against the same team, first in a league match on a Saturday then again in a cup game on a Wednesday night.