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Walter Kidd

Personal information
Full nameWalter Kidd
Date of birth10 March 1958(age 58)
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10.1 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubLivingston (youth team coach)

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Walter Kidd (born 10 March 1958) is a former Scottish professional football player, who played most of his career as right-back for Heart of Midlothian In total, he represented Hearts as a player for 15 years and was a firm favourite with the Hearts support.

Famed for his tough tackling and his 'no nonsense' approach, he was affectionately nicknamed 'Zico' after the Brazilian footballing genius of that name. After leaving the club in 1991 to continue his playing career with Airdrieonians, he returned to Hearts as reserve team coach in 1993, remaining at the club until 1996 when he became assistant manager at Falkirk. He returned to Airdrie in 1999, where he worked until 2001. Since then he has worked as the youth team coach at Livingston.

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