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Donald Colman

Personal information
Full nameDonald Cameron Cunningham
Date of birth14 August 1878
Place of birthRenton, Scotland
Date of death1942
Place of deathAberdeen, Scotland
Playing positionRight-back

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Donald Cameron Cunningham, known as Donald Colman (14 August 1878 - 1942) was a football player and coach (or trainer) in the early years of the 20th century, playing and coaching most notably for Aberdeen. His career in senior football did not begin until he was in his late twenties, and he was capped by Scotland at the late age of 33.

As a coach, he was renowned partly as the inventor of the dugout, a sunken, sheltered area for note taking, which he introduced at Aberdeen's Pittodrie Stadium, making it the first football stadium to feature this innovation.

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