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Date of birth  1951 (age 63–64)
1969–1976  West Bromwich Albion
Place of birth  Wallsend, England
Name  Gordon Nisbet

Playing position  Right back
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Defender
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Full name  Gordon James Mackay Nisbet

Gordon James Mackay Nisbet (born 1951) is an English retired 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.


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.

International career

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

Coaching career

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

After football

After finishing his professional football career in 1988, Nisbet continued to play non-League football, and later joined the Devon and Cornwall Police.


Gordon Nisbet Wikipedia

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