Peter Dickson (footballer)

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Peter Dickson
Personal information
Date of birth (1951-10-22) 22 October 1951 (age 63)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1975 Albion Rovers[1] 121 (42)
1975–1982 Queen of the South[2] 191 (40)
Total 312 (82)
National team
1976 Scotland U23[3] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Dickson (born 22 October 1951) is a Scottish former professional football player. He played for Parkhead, Albion Rovers and Queen of the South. He started his career as a striker but later played at right back.

Dickson played for Coatbridge club Albion Rovers where he was divisional top scorer in 1974/75. Dickson then joined Dumfries club Queen of the South on 23 November 1975 and went to make 231 appearances scoring 51 goals.[4] Team mates Allan Ball, Iain McChesney, Jocky Dempster and Nobby Clark have all since been interviewed by the club and remembered Dickson for his contribution in the 1975–76 Scottish Cup 5-4 extra time win against Ayr United. George Cloy and Jimmy Robertson have similarly been interviewed and remembered Dickson for his off field antics.[5]

When Dickson left Palmerston he went to play for Australian club Green Gully.

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