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George McCLUSKEY

George McCluskey - Leeds United - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 22 December 1985

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    • POSITION
      Forward
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 19 September 1957
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Hamilton, Scotland
  • CLUBS
  • Leeds United
    • Club Career Dates
      1983-1986
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 27th August 1983 in a 1-0 defeat at home to Newcastle United (Aged: 25)
    • Club Career
      57 League apps (+16 as sub), 16 goals
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George McCLUSKEY - Leeds United - League appearances.

George  McCluskey joined Leeds  United Football Club from Scottish giants Celtic in August 1983.

He played 73 league games for United scoring 16 goals,

in his three years with the club. George is pictured above during the 2-1

defeat against Hull City on 22/12/1985.

 

Celtic:   1975-1976     Played   4     Scored   0   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1976-1977     Played   9     Scored   0   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1977-1978     Played   15     Scored   6   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1978-1979     Played   21     Scored   5   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1979-1980     Played   23     Scored   10   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1980-1981     Played   22     Scored   10   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1981-1982     Played   35     Scored   21   goals   (Scottish Premier)
     1982-1983     Played   20     Scored   2   goals   (Scottish Premier)
 
Transferred in August 1983
 
Leeds Utd.:   1983-1984     Played   32     Scored   8   goals   (Division 2)
     1984-1985     Played   19     Scored   5   goals   (Division 2)
     1985-1986     Played   22     Scored   3   goals   (Division 2)
 
1986–1989    Hibernian    83    (16)
1989–1992    Hamilton Academical    95    (34)
1992–1994    Kilmarnock    57    (13)
1994–1996    Clyde    35    (8

 

George later coached at Celtic's Youth Academy