|Full name||Tommy Gemmell|
|Date of birth||16 October 1943|
|Place of birth||Motherwell, Scotland|
|Date of death||2 March 2017(aged 73)|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|1965–1968||Scottish League XI||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He served as a left-sided fullback and had powerful shooting ability.
Gemmell is best known as one of the Celtic side who won the 1966–67 European Cup; he scored the first Celtic goal in the final. Gemmell played 18 times for Scotland, and also played for Nottingham Forest, Miami Toros and Dundee. After retiring as a player in 1977, Gemmell managed Dundee and Albion Rovers.
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- "Tommy Gemmell: Former Celtic defender and 'Lisbon Lion' dies aged 73". BBC. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
- "Tommy Gemmell, Celtic hero and 'Lisbon Lion', has died after a long illness". The Guardian. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
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