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Douglas "Dally" Duncan (14 October 1909 – 2 January 1990) was an Aberdeen-born football player and manager.

A left-winger, Duncan joined Hull City from Aberdeen Richmond in 1928 and spent his entire professional career in England.[1] He joined Derby County for £2,000 in 1932 and remained contracted to the club until 1946. During this period he earned 14 caps for the Scottish national team, scoring 7 goals between 1932 and 1937. He was also received an FA Cup winners medal with Derby in 1946.

After "guesting" for Reading, Notts County and Nottingham Forest during World War II, Duncan moved to Luton Town as a player-coach in October 1946.[1] He was appointed manager in June 1947 and retained the position until October 1958. He then managed Blackburn Rovers for two seasons, helping them to the FA Cup final in 1960.[2] The Blackburn performance included a man of the match performance by Ally MacLeod

Duncan ran a guest house in Brighton after his football retirement.[1] He died in 1990, aged 80.[2]

International goals

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 26 October 1932 Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh  Wales 2-5 2-5 BHC
2 4 October 1933 Ninian Park, Cardiff  Wales 2-3 2-3 BHC
3 21 November 1934 Pittodrie, Aberdeen  Wales 1-0 3-2 BHC
4 6 April 1935 Hampden Park, Glasgow  England 1-0 2-0 BHC
5 6 April 1935 Hampden Park, Glasgow  England 2-0 2-0 BHC
6 5 October 1935 Ninian Park, Cardiff  Wales 1-0 1-1 BHC
7 13 November 1935 Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh  Ireland 2-1 2-1 BHC


  1. ^ a b c Lamming, Douglas (1987) (Hardback). A Scottish Soccer Internationalists Who’s Who, 1872-1986. Hutton Press. (ISBN 0-907033-47-4).  
  2. ^ a b "Dully Duncan". Hull City OnLine. Retrieved 2006-03-16.  

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