| 3 May 1941|
Ernie Yard Wikipedia
Ernest John Yard (3 May 1941 – November 2004) was a Scottish professional footballer, who played as a forward or winger. He could also play as a full back.
Yard was born in Stranraer, Scotland and began his youth career at hometown club Stranraer going on to a senior career at the club. He later played for Kilmarnock, Partick Thistle, Bury, Crystal Palace and Reading before moving to South Africa where he played for Cape Town City. Yard made a total of 260 appearances in the Scottish League and the English Football League and scored 53 goals.
Ernie Yard died in November 2004, aged 63.