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Capped Players

Clyde FC’s List of Capped Players

The Bully Wee have a rich history of producing players for international teams at various levels, as well as the Scottish Football League and Glasgow FA sides in the past.

All international caps are for Scotland unless otherwise stated.

Full International

Danny Blair (7) – 1928 v Wales. 1929 v Ireland. 1931 v England, Austria, Italy (captain), Ireland, Wales

Bill Boyd (2) – 1931 v Italy, Switzerland

John Brown (1) – 1938 v Wales

Jimmy Campbell (1) – 1946 v Belgium

Harry Haddock (6) – 1954 v Hungary. 1955 v England, Portugal, Yugoslavia, Hungary. 1958 v England

George Herd (5) – 1958 v England. 1960 v Hungary, Turkey, Wales, Northern Ireland

Harry Hood (3) – 1967 v Israel, Australia, Canada Olympic

Leslie Johnston (2) – 1948 v Belgium, Switzerland

John Kirwan (Ireland) (1) – 1909 v Scotland

Alec Linwood (1) – 1949 v Wales

Hugh Long (1) – 1946 v Ireland

Jackie McGrillen (Ireland) (1) – 1924 v Scotland

Albert Murphy (Republic of Ireland) (1) – 1955 v Yugoslavia

Tommy Ring (12) – 1953 v Sweden. 1954 v Wales, Northern Ireland, Hungary. 1955 v England. 1957 v England, Spain, Switzerland, West Germany, Spain, Northern Ireland, Switzerland

Archie Robertson (5) – 1955 v Portugal, Austria, Hungary. 1957 v Switzerland. 1958 v Paraguay

Frank Thompson (Ireland) (2) – 1914 v England, Scotland

William Walker (2) – 1909 v Ireland. 1910 v Ireland

Ned Weir (Ireland) (4) – 1939 v Wales for Irish Football Association. 1939 v Hungary, Hungary, Germany for Football Association of Ireland

Wartime International

Patrick Allan (1) – 1916 v England

Leslie Johnston (1) – 1945 v England

Dougie Wallace (3) – 1941 v England (twice). 1943 v England

Stan Williams (1) – 1941 v England

‘B’ International

Jock Buchanan (1) – 1952 v France

Youth International

Under-23

Dan Currie (4) – 1957 v Netherlands. 1958 v England, Netherlands, Wales

George Herd (2) – 1957 v Netherlands, 1958 v Netherlands

Ally Hill (1) – 1955 v England

Harry Hood (1) – 1968 v England

Dom Sullivan (2) – 1974 v England, 1975 v Wales

Under-21

Tom Brighton (3) – 2005 v Norway, Belarus. 2006 v Iceland

Craig Bryson (1) – 2006 v Iceland

Brian Carrigan (1) – 2000 v Netherlands

Ian Ferguson (1) – 1986 v West Germany

Scott Howie (4) – 1993 v Malta, Iceland, Portugal, Highland League

Ian McConnell (1) – 1996 v Austria

Craig McEwan (4) – 1997 v Columbia, USA, Czech Republic, Portugal

Michael McGowan (Northern Ireland) (2) – 2006 v Israel, Scotland

Martin O’Neill (4) – 1995 v South Korea, Brazil. 1997 v Sweden, Belarus

Alex Petkov (Bulgaria) (4) – 2019 v Estonia, Russia, Serbia, Latvia

Under-20

Brian Gilmour (2) – 2007 v Northern Ireland, Japan

Pat Nevin (4) – 1983 v South Korea, Australia, Mexico, Poland

Under-19

Craig Bryson (1) – 2004 v Germany

Mark Gilhaney (1) – 2003 v Switzerland

Jay Henderson (1) – 2020 v England

Under-18

Pat Nevin (6) – 1982 v England, Albania, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Czechoslovakia

Amateur International

Robert Galloway (2) – 1951 v Wales, Ireland

Jackie McGrillen (Ireland) (1) – 1923 v England

Nicol Morton (1) – 1953 v Ireland

David Thomson (3) – 1958 v Northern Ireland, Wales. 1959 v Northern Ireland

Semi-Pro International

Paul Flexney (3) – 1987 v Netherlands, Italy, England

Scottish Football League

The Scottish Football League had it’s own representative XI and competed in annual fixtures were organised against the Football League (FL), Irish League (IL) and latterly League of Ireland (LoI).

Sammy Baird (1) – 1954 v LoI

Danny Blair (3) – 1927 v IL. 1928 v IL, FL

Jimmy Blair (3) – 1911 v IL. 1912 v FL, Southern League

Bill Boyd (3) – 1931 v IL. 1932 v IL. 1933 v IL

John Brown (1) – 1938 v FL

Tommy Deans (1) – 1948 v IL

Charlie Duncan (1) – 1921 v IL

James Forrest (1) – 1921 v FL

Harry Haddock (7) – 1954 v LoI. 1955 v FL, IL, LoI, Danish Football Combination. 1956 v IL, LoI

George Herd (3) – 1960 v FL, IL, LoI

James Hickie (1) – 1938 v FL

John Jackson (1) – 1912 v IL

Willie Martin (2) – 1938 v IL, FL

William McAndrew (3) – 1911 v Southern League, 1912 v FL, Southern League

Frank Mennie (1) – 1949 v FL

William Nash (1) – 1899 v IL

Tommy Ring (8) – 1953 v FL, IL. 1954 v LoI (twice). 1956 v IL, LoI. 1957 v FL, LoI

Archie Robertson (2) – 1954 v IL, LoI

William Walker (2) – 1909 v FL. 1912 v IL

Dougie Wallace (1) – 1941 v FL

Joe Walters (1) – 1960 v IL

Glasgow Football Association

As members of the Glasgow FA, Clyde provided players to the Glasgow XI along with Celtic, Partick Thistle, Queen’s Park, Rangers and Third Lanark, for an annual intercity match against a similar representative side from Sheffield, until the series stopped in 1960. The following Bully Wee players were selected to play for Glasgow in matches against Sheffield, unless otherwise stated.

1886 – John Pollock

1889 – James Britton, William Chalmers (v Sheffield), John Cherrie (v London)

1892 – John Harvey

1893 – John Cherrie

1898 – Alex Crawford

1902 – John Watson

1904 – John Adams

1906 – William Walker

1909 – John Gilligan, John Stirling

1910 – John Stirling

1911 – James Hamilton, John Jackson, William McAndrew

1912 – Robert Carmichael, John Jackson, William Walker

1913 – Jimmy Blair, Peter Farrell

1914 – Peter Farrell, William Walker

1920 – Peter Farrell, Tommy Shingleton

1921 – William Frame

1922 – William Frame, Harry Rae

1923 – William Frame, Tommy Shingleton (v Sheffield). Allan Brown, Harry Rae, Tommy Shingleton (v Edinburgh)

1924 – William Frame, Tommy Shingleton

1925 – George McLachlan

1926 – William Ballantyne, Tommy Fraser, Billy Johnstone, James Liddell

1927 – Danny Blair, George McGuire

1928 – Danny Blair

1929 – Danny Blair, Neil Gibson

1930 – Danny Blair

1932 – John Mayes, Willie Stevenson

1933 – Bill Boyd, John Mayes

1935 – Harry Beaton, Angus McPhail

1936 – Harry Beaton, John McCulloch

1937 – John Brown, David Noble (v Sheffield). John Brown (v Edinburgh)

1938 – John Brown, Tom Robertson

1949 – Alf Ackerman, Alec Linwood

1954 – Harry Haddock, Tommy Ring

1955 – Harry Haddock, Davie Laing, Tommy Ring

1956 – Harry Haddock, Tommy Ring, Archie Robertson

1957 – Harry Haddock, George Herd, Albert Murphy

1958 – John Coyle, Harry Haddock

1959 – John Coyle, Harry Haddock, George Herd

1960 – Mike Clinton, Harry Haddock (captain)

1965 – Tommy McCulloch, Jim McLean (v Chelsea)

1966 – John McHugh (v Leeds United)

1977 – Brian Ahern (v Football League)