John Higgins (footballer)
|Full name||John Wilson Higgins|
|Date of birth||27 January 1930|
|Place of birth||Kilmarnock, Scotland|
|Date of death||June 28, 2017(aged 87)|
|Place of death||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Career[change | change source]
Higgins began his football career with Edinburgh club Hibernian. He played for Hibs in the 1955–56 European Cup, as part of the first British club to enter European competition. Higgins then played for St Mirren for two seasons between 1957 and 1959. He was part of the St Mirren squad when they won the 1958–59 Scottish Cup, but he missed the final after contracting a viral infection. Higgins then played in the Football League for Swindon Town between 1959 and 1961.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Hibs' European Cup player John Higgins dies aged 87". Edinburgh Evening News. 28 June 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2017.