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Jim McArthur (born 27 February 1952) is a Scottish former football goalkeeper, who played for Hibernian for the majority of his career. He appeared in over 200 Scottish Football League games for the club. He played in the 1974 Scottish League Cup Final and the twice-replayed 1979 Scottish Cup Final.

Jim McArthur
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-02-27) 27 February 1952 (age 67)
Place of birth Dunfermline, Scotland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Halbeath Boys Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1972 Cowdenbeath 61 (0)
1972–1983 Hibernian 217 (0)
1983Meadowbank Thistle (loan) 1 (0)
1983 Cowdenbeath 1 (0)
1983 Greenock Morton 3 (0)
1983–1984 Raith Rovers 12 (0)
Total 295 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Since retiring as a player, McArthur has become a licensed agent,[1] having represented many players, such as Colin Cameron, Paul Ritchie, Jonathan Gould, Keith Wright, David Robertson, and Russell Latapy.


  • Jeffrey, Jim (2005). The Men Who Made Hibernian F.C. since 1946. Tempus Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7524-3091-2.

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