Alf Boyd

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Alf Boyd (22 October 1920 – 3 July 1998) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a wing half.

Alf Boyd
Personal information
Date of birth (1920-10-22)22 October 1920
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 3 July 1998(1998-07-03) (aged 77)[1]
Place of death South Africa
Position(s) Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Dundee North End
1946–1947 St Johnstone 6 (2)
1947–1953 Dundee 170 (18)
Marist Bros.
Total 176 (20)
National team
1949 Scottish League XI[2] 1 (0)
Teams managed
Marist Bros.
Durban City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Dundee, Boyd played in Scotland for Dundee North End, St Johnstone and Dundee; he was later player-coach of Marist Bros. in South Africa.[3] He went on to manage Durban City.[1]

Boyd played 235 games and scored 27 times for Dundee. He only missed six games in that period. He captained Dundee to consecutive League Cup wins.[4]

Boyd was later on the backroom staff when Dundee won the League in 1962.[4]

International CareerEdit

Boyd played for the Scotland Schoolboys team against England in 1935.[4]

His solitary senior international honour was being selected for the Scottish League against the Football League in 1949.[4]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Alf Boyd". HeraldScotland. 11 July 1998. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Alf Boyd". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Played for Dundee and St Johnstone – Alfie Boyd". Dundee FC. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Dundee 2 Dundee Utd 3 Forfarshire Cup (Final)". Arab Archive. Retrieved 29 March 2021.