THE PLAYERS

 

Players to wear the green and white of the Hibees.

Here is a growing collection of players and internationalists to feature for Hibernian throughout the years.

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A great favourite with the fans, Duncan could play at centre forward or on either wing and was capped by Scotland 6 times across all three positions. His service saw him receive a testimonial when Hibernian played against an International Select in 1981.

 

Arthur Duncan Profile

 

National team Scotland
International debut 13th May 1975 (versus Portugal)

 

Born in Falkirk in 1947, fans favourite Arthur Duncan joined Hibs from Partick Thistle during the 1969/70 season for the bargain price of £30,000. A prolific goalscorer, he quickly became a mainstay of the great Hibernian side of the early 70s.

Nicknamed 'Nijinsky' because of his phenomenal pace the talented player made more league appearances for the club that any other player, 354 in all, scoring 70 goals. Included in his total of 564 appearances for Hibs is the famous victory against Celtic in the 1972 League Cup Final, and the historic and unforgettable 7-0 win at Tynecastle on the first day of 1973, which saw Duncan score twice.

 

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Arthur Duncan slots the ball past Kenny Garland for Hibernian's third goal in the 1973 New Year's derby

 

He became one of the few Easter Road players to receive a testimonial when Hibs played against an International Select in 1981.

After leaving Easter Road in 1984, Duncan joined Meadowbank Thistle taking over as physio after his retirement. He continued in the position after the club changed its name to Livingston and recently emigrated to New Zealand to be close to his family.

 


 

Full name Arthur Duncan
Date of birth 5th December 1947
Place of birth Falkirk, Scotland
Height 5ft 9in

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