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Jim Stevenson (footballer, born 1935)

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Full name  James Adam Stevenson
Playing position  Midfielder
Years  Team
Role  Footballer
Weight  74 kg
Place of birth  Harrogate, England
2007–2010  Histon
Name  Jim Stevenson
Height  1.8 m
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Date of birth  (1992-05-17) 17 May 1992 (age 23)
Current team  Aldershot Town F.C. (#8 / Midfielder)

Jim Stevenson (born 1935 in Falkirk died 2 March 2009 in Mitcheldean Gloucestershire) was a Scottish footballer who played for Dundee, Dunfermline Athletic and Cheltenham Town.

Jim started his playing career at Scottish junior side Camelon Juniors before being signed by Dundee, making 10 appearances in 1955-56 before he was required to undertake 2 years of national service in the RAF where he played for RAF Kirkham. Eventually being released by Dundee he joined Dunfermline Athletic in October 1959, eventually becoming the club's first choice centre half. 3 December 1960 saw Jim break his leg, an injury which saw him miss Dunfermline Athletic winning the Scottish Cup.

His return to the team cam almost a year after the injury on 2 September 1961 in a reserve game against Motherwell and was eventually recalled to the first team in the 9-0 cup win over Wigtown and Bladnoch on 27 January 1962. He was eventually released at the end of 1962-63

After leaving Dunfermline Athletic he and his wife Joyce moved to England settling in Cheltenham and started working as an Electronics Engineer with Smith Industries Aviation and played for non league Cheltenham Town. After retiring from football he refused to go into coaching and eventually retired from his job at Smith's.

Jim had for a number of years suffered from Alzheimer's Disease and had spent the last 3 years of his life in a Gloucestershire nursing home. He died on 2 March 2009 at the nursing home in Mitcheldean.


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