Jim Leighton

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Scotsman
Pedro Caixinha says Scotland must learn from Portugal success1982 World Cup in Spain [when I was 11], where Scotland played. I can also reme
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
1982 World Cup in Spain [when I was 11], where Scotland played. I can also remember great images of Scotland players, like Jim Leighton with the Vaseline above his eyes, and the great ones like Kenny Dalglish and Graeme Souness. Twenty years is a... Read more
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Scotsman
Long and winding road to a new home for Aberdeendebut Charlie Nicholas made his in red and very quickly established himself as
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
debut Charlie Nicholas made his in red and very quickly established himself as my favourite player. The trinity of Jim Leighton, Willie Miller and Alex McLeish ensured I didn’t witness many defeats. I was soon hooked, and so the bi-weekly... Read more
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Scotsman
When qualifying for World Cups was routine for ScotlandEuro ‘96 finals a 1-0 win over Switzerland, between 1996 and 1997 Brown’s men r
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
Euro ‘96 finals a 1-0 win over Switzerland, between 1996 and 1997 Brown’s men racked up seven consecutive clean sheets. “Jim Leighton was a huge part of that, and isn’t given the credit he should be. His record of 45 clean sheets in 91 caps is... Read more
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Scotsman
Craig Gordon: We’ll probably have to play even better in Sloveniaqualifying campaign when Craig Brown’s squad actually kept six clean sheets in
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
qualifying campaign when Craig Brown’s squad actually kept six clean sheets in a row, the appearances in goal split between Jim Leighton, pictured, and Andy Goram. With the three-in-a-row in 1999 shared by Neil Sullivan and Jonathan Gould, it means... Read more
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Scotsman
Darren Fletcher plays captain’s role for Scotlandwas also another milestone moment for the nation’s third most-capped player of
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
was also another milestone moment for the nation’s third most-capped player of all time behind Kenny Dalglish and Jim Leighton. Now in his 16th consecutive season of English Premier League football, the Stoke City man was deployed in the... Read more
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Scotsman
Craig Gordon: Winning 50th Scotland cap ‘would be huge for me’10 to make it to 50 and get on to the Roll of Honour is amazing. I will only be
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
10 to make it to 50 and get on to the Roll of Honour is amazing. I will only be the third goalkeeper to do that, after Jim Leighton, pictured, and Alan Rough. “Getting 50 caps is something I’ve wanted to do and, as I’ve progressed in my... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Craig Gordon feared 50th Scotland cap would never comeinto the Hall of Fame is amazing. I think I’m right in saying that I will only
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
into the Hall of Fame is amazing. I think I’m right in saying that I will only be the third goalkeeper to do that, after Jim Leighton and Alan Rough. I don’t think anyone got 50 caps in goal. “Getting 50 caps is something I’ve wanted to do and... Read more
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Scotsman
Aberdeen ‘passed up chance to sign Leigh Griffiths’assistant manager Archie Knox was enthused by the idea, Brown wanted a second o
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
assistant manager Archie Knox was enthused by the idea, Brown wanted a second opinion, so asked goalkeeping coach Jim Leighton, who’d worked with the player at international level. READ MORE - Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers passes test of his... Read more

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