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Jim Clunie

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Full nameJames Clunie
Date of birthSeptember 4, 1933
Place of birthKirkcaldy, Scotland
Date of deathMay 12, 2003(age 69)
Playing positionCentre-half

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Jim Clunie (4 September 1933 — 12 May 2003) was a Scottish association football player and manager. Clunie played for Aberdeen in the 1954 Scottish Cup Final, which they lost 2 - 1 to Celtic at Hampden Park.

He played for Aberdeen in the 1955 Scottish League Cup Final, defeating St. Mirren 2-1 at Hampden Park.

Clunie also played for Aberdeen in the 1959 Scottish Cup Final, which they lost 3 - 1 to St. Mirren in front of a crowd of 108,000 at Hampden Park. A year later he transferred to St. Mirren, for whom he played in the 1962 Scottish Cup Final.

In 1976, Clunie was a coach at Southampton when the club won the FA Cup by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the 1976 FA Cup Final.

Clunie went on to manage St. Mirren from 1978 to 1981, replacing Alex Ferguson. He took St Mirren into Europe for the first time ever after they finished third in the league in 1981. Clunie also managed Kilmarnock from 1981 to 1985.

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