Eddie Connachan

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Eddie Connachan
Personal information
Full name Edward Devlin Connachan[1]
Date of birth (1935-08-27)27 August 1935
Place of birth Prestonpans, Scotland
Date of death 28 January 2021(2021-01-28) (aged 85)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Dalkeith Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1963 Dunfermline Athletic 126 (0)
1963–1966 Middlesbrough 95 (0)
1966–1968 Falkirk 27 (0)
1968 Port Elizabeth City
1969–1972 East London Celtic / -United
National team
1961–1962 Scotland 2 (0)
1961–1962 Scottish League XI 4 (0)
1962[2] SFL trial v SFA 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edward Devlin Connachan (27 August 1935 – 28 January 2021) was a Scottish football goalkeeper. He played for Dunfermline Athletic, Middlesbrough, Falkirk, East London Celtic and the Scotland national team.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eddie Connachan". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. Ronnie McDevitt (2016). Scotland in the 60s: The Definitive Account of the Scottish National Football Side During the 1960s. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 9781785312458.[permanent dead link]