Jim Denny (born 13 March 1950 in Paisley, Scotland) is a Scottish retired professional footballer.

Jim Denny
Personal information
Full name James Denny
Date of birth (1950-03-13) 13 March 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1977 Rangers 37 (0)
1979–1981 Hearts 53 (0)
1981–1982 Stirling Albion 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Denny joined Rangers in 1970 from junior side Yoker Athletic. He made his debut in the Scottish Cup final replay against Celtic on 12 May 1971. He deputised at right back in place of Sandy Jardine, but the team lost the match 2–1.

In total he made 54 appearances for Rangers including the first match of the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup campaign, a 1–1 draw with Stade Rennes. He left Ibrox in 1977 after seven seasons and joined Hearts. He was played more in Edinburgh in two seasons than he had in the seven he was at Rangers. His spell at Tynecastle was followed by a final season at Stirling Albion before left the senior ranks to join Irvine Victoria.

External linksEdit

  • Jim Denny at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database