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Jim Clunie Squad Index
Information:
1959-60 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
04th September 1933
Birthplace:
Kirkcaldy
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
12st 7lbs
Signed:
9th January 1954
Career History:
Raith Athletic
Raith Rovers 5th September 1950
Aberdeen 9th January 1954 3,350
St. Mirren 20th August 1960 3,350
Bury 3rd July 1965
St. Mirren 12th March 1966
Ballymena United 26th January 1967 to 25th February 1967 (On Trial)
Forfar Athletic 25th March 1967, freed 30th April 1967
Rolls Royce 08-67
Irvine Meadow 06-68, Retired in 04-70
Renfrew Jnrs Coach 08-70
Grimsby Town Coach 08-71
Southampton Coach 12-73M/br>St Mirren Manager from 05-06-78 to 26-11-80
Kilmarnock Manager 31-01-1981 to 29-09-1984
Honours:
Schoolboy International. Scottish League International (1 Match in 1964-65).
 
Profile:
Full name: James Robertson Clunie.

Had both his legs broken during his career, the second time being on Christmas Eve 1955. In armed forces at start of season 1959-60. Whilst playing for St. Mirren he played in their Cup Final appearance of 1962 having played against them for Aberdeen in 1959. Managed St Mirren 1978-81; Kilmarnock 1981-85, also had a spell as coach at Southampton.

Died - Kilmarnock, 12th May 2003

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
29/03/1954
Leeds United 3-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 7,500 20 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1959-60
26
0
7
5
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
34
0
7
2
0
1
1958-59
28
0
1
5
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
40
0
1
1
0
0
1957-58
25
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
0
1
0
0
1956-57
10
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
3
0
1
1955-56
14
0
1
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
1
1
0
0
1954-55
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1953-54
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
Totals:
104
0
9
21
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
141
0
9
9
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 141 9