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Jim McLean

Personal information
Full nameJames Yuill McLean
Date of birth21 April 1937(age 79)
Place of birthLarkhall, Scotland
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionInside forward

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James (Jim) Yuill McLean (born 21 April 1937 in Larkhall) is a Scottish former football player and manager. He is best known for his 22-year spell as manager of Dundee United; the longest-serving and most successful manager in the club's history, he led them to three major honours and established them as a force in European competitions. He became the club's chairman in the 1980s while still manager, but resigned in 2000. He is now semi-retired, writing a weekly column for the Daily Record.

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