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Hugh Burns

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Full nameHugh Burns
Place of birthLanark, Scotland
Playing positionDefender (Retired)

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Hugh Burns (born 13 December 1965 in Lanark) is a Scottish former professional football player who is best known for his time with Rangers and Ayr United.

Burns began his career with Cambuslang Rangers before joining Rangers. Whilst at Ibrox he made over fifty appearances in the league and played both legs in a UEFA Cup game against CA Osasuna in 1985. He sign for Hamilton on loan the following season then moved on to Hearts in 1987.

He had spells at Dunfermline Athletic, Fulham (at that time in the third tier in England) and second spell with Hamilton. In 1991 he joined Kilmarnock and made over forty appearances then switched to Ayrshire rivals Ayr United. A successful spell at Somerset Park saw him play over sixty games brefore winding down his career with Dumbarton. He then moved back to the junior leagues with Larkhall Thistle.

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