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Jim Fleeting (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameJames Taylor Fleeting
Date of birth8 April 1955(age 61)
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Playing positionCentre half

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James Taylor "Jim" Fleeting (born 8 April 1955) is a former Scottish footballer and manager.

Fleeting began his professional career with Norwich City, making only one appearance before joining Ayr United, where he stayed for six years. He went on to have play for Clyde and Greenock Morton (where he was assistant manager to Willie McLean), before joining Clyde again. He was appointed manager of Stirling Albion in the summer of 1988, before leaving the club and joining Kilmarnock as manager from 1989 to 1992.

Fleeting has since worked as the director of football development for the Scottish Football Association, training coaches at the National Sports Centre in Largs. Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas-Boas both obtained UEFA qualifications at Largs.

Fleeting is the father of Scottish women's international player Julie Fleeting.

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