Tom Dunbar (footballer)

Thomas Dunbar (18 August 1868 – 28 April 1908) was a Scottish association footballer who played for Celtic and Rangers.[1] He is one of only two players to cross the Old Firm divide twice, the other being Kenny Miller.

Tom Dunbar
Personal information
Full name Thomas Dunbar
Date of birth 18 August 1868[1]
Place of birth Busby, East Renfrewshire, Scotland
Date of death 28 April 1908 (aged 39)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1890–1891 Celtic
1891–1892 Rangers
1892–1897 Celtic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Dunbar initially signed for Celtic from Busby Cartvale in 1890 and his debut came at Rangers during a 2-1 league victory on 2 May 1891. A few months later, in November 1891,[1] he joined Rangers but returned to Celtic by July the following year.[1] He played another five years with Celtic and left the club in 1897 having made a total of sixty appearances for the club across both spells.

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  1. ^ a b c d e Ferrier, Bob & McElroy, Robert (1990). Glasgow Rangers: Player by Player. The Crowood Press. ISBN 1-85223-404-0.

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