Tony Higgins

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Tony Higgins
Personal information
Full name Anthony Higgins
Date of birth (1954-06-03) 3 June 1954 (age 64)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Hibernian 103 (23)
1979–1982 Partick Thistle 56 (9)
1982–1984 Greenock Morton 10 (0)
1984–1987 Stranraer 43 (9)
Total 212 (41)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Higgins (born 3 June 1954) is a Scottish former professional association football player.

Club career[edit]

During his career Higgins played for Hibernian, Partick Thistle, Greenock Morton and Stranraer. He played for Hibernian in the marathon 1979 Scottish Cup Final.

Other work[edit]

After retiring as a player, Higgins became chairman of the Scottish Professional Footballers' Association.[1] He left that position in 2006 to become the Scottish representative of FIFPro, the international footballers' union.[2][3]

He also regularly appears as a pundit on Sportscene.


  1. ^ "Scottish Football Fixture for Parliament's European Committee" (Press release). The Scottish Parliament. 15 September 2000. 
  2. ^ "Higgins to tackle dictator owners". BBC Sport. 11 December 2006. Retrieved 16 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Key people". PFA Scotland. 

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