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Roy Erskine

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Full name  Robert Roy Erskine
1956–1958  Cowdenbeath
Position  Defender
Playing position  Full back
Children  Judy Murray
Years  Team
Name  Roy Erskine
1954–1956  Stirling Albion
Role  Footballer

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Similar People  Judy Murray, Jamie Murray, Andy Murray, Kim Sears

Grandchildren  Andy Murray, Jamie Murray

Roy Erskine

Robert Roy Erskine, best known as Roy Erskine, is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a full back. Erskine made a total of 46 appearances in the Scottish Football League.


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After completing his spell of National Service, Erskine began his football career with Hibernian. He played in some other first team matches, including an East of Scotland Shield Final, but never made a league appearance for the team. Erskine later played for Peebles Rovers, Stirling Albion and Cowdenbeath.

Personal life

An optician by profession, Roy Erskine is the maternal grandfather of professional tennis players Jamie and Andy Murray by his daughter Judith "Judy" Murray. Erskine himself was a tennis player, but he was prohibited by the Scottish tennis authorities from continuing that sport actively after he became a professional footballer.


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