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Gordon Nisbet
Personal information
Full name Gordon James Mackay Nisbet
Date of birth 1951 (age 58–59)
Place of birth Wallsend, England
Playing position Right back
Youth career
Northumberland Schools
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1976 West Bromwich Albion 136 0(0)
1976–1980 Hull City 193 0(1)
1980–1987 Plymouth Argyle 281 (14)
1987–1988 Exeter City 012 0(0)
Total 622 (15)
National team
1972 England U23 001 0(0)
Teams managed
1992 Plymouth Argyle (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gordon James Mackay Nisbet (born 1951) is a retired English professional footballer who made over 600 league appearances in English football. Nisbet began his career as a goalkeeper but was later converted into a right back.[1]

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Career

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Club career

Born in Wallsend, Nisbet played youth football for Northumberland Schools. When he left school at the age of eighteen in 1969, he signed for West Bromwich Albion, and also played league football for Hull City, Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City.[2][3][4][5]

International career

Nisbet earned one cap for the England under-23 team in 1972.[6]

Coaching career

Nisbet was caretaker manager of Plymouth Argyle, alongside Alan Gillett, for two games in 1992.[1]

After football

After finishing his professional football career in 1987, Nisbet continued to play non-league football, and later joined the Devon and Cornwall Police.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b "Gordon Nisbet / Alan Gillett". Greens On Screen. http://www.greensonscreen.co.uk/managers.asp?name=GordonNisbet/AlanGillett. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  
  2. ^ "WEST BROMWICH ALBION : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/wba/wba.htm. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  
  3. ^ "HULL CITY : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/hull/hull.htm. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  
  4. ^ "PLYMOUTH ARGYLE : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/plymouth/plymouth.htm. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  
  5. ^ "EXETER CITY : 1946/47 - 2002/03". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/exeter/exeter.htm. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  
  6. ^ a b "Where are they now?". BBC Sport. 8 March 2007. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/fa_cup/6426535.stm. Retrieved 2 May 2009.  

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