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Davie Cooper

Scottish Footballer
Male
Born Feb 25, 1956
Hometown Hamaltan
Died Mar 23, 1995
Death Place Glaschu
Height 5' 10'' (1.8m)
Other Names Cooper, David

David "Davie" Cooper was a professional football player and a Scotland international. He started his career at Clydebank F.C. and was a member of the squad that won the second division championship in 1975-1976. In 1977 he was signed by Rangers manager Jock Wallace for £100,000. With Rangers, Cooper won three League Championships and three Scottish Cups. After season 1988-1989 he moved to Motherwell for £50,000.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1956 Birth Cooper was born in Hamilton, Scotland on 25 February 1956. … Read More

TEENAGE

1974 18 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The result was that in mid-1974, Cooper became a Clydebank player. … Read More
1975 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He started his career at Clydebank F.C. where he was an instant success, helping the club to the second division championship in 1975-1976. … Read More

TWENTIES

1976 20 Years Old The 1976-77 season saw Cooper make his international debut for Scotland's under-21s. … Read More
Cooper's last goal for the Bankies was against Raith Rovers in a 2-0 win at New Kilbowie on 23 April 1977. … Read More
Cooper scored an outrageous and widely remembered goal against Celtic in the 1979 Drybrough Cup Final. … Read More
1980 - 1982 3 More Events
1984 28 Years Old He returned to the international side in style on 28 February 1984, scoring against Wales in a 2-1 Home Championship win. … Read More

THIRTIES

1986 - 1987 2 More Events
1988 32 Years Old At the beginning of the 1988-89 season (Tuesday 9 August 1988), Cooper's testimonial match against Girondins de Bordeaux saw over 43,000 spectators watch Rangers win 3-2 with Butcher, Drinkell and McCoist netting for Rangers. … Read More
1989 33 Years Old Although he did not want to leave Rangers, the lure of regular first team football persuaded him to sign for former team-mate Tommy McLean at Motherwell in August 1989. … Read More
1990 34 Years Old The move also revived Cooper's Scotland career and he earned another four caps before injury put paid to his chances of going to the 1990 FIFA World Cup Finals in Italy.
1993 37 Years Old 1 More Event
While with Motherwell, Cooper had been working in a coaching capacity with the reserve and youth sides. In December 1993 he returned to Clydebank as a player, but also to assist in coaching duties. … Read More
1994 38 Years Old In 1994-95 he was almost an ever-present in the side, until the start of February when he played against Hearts in the Scottish Cup Third Round Replay at Tynecastle on 7 February 1995. … Read More
Cooper made his last appearance in a Clydebank jersey in a reserve fixture at New Kilbowie on 21 February 1995 against Hamilton Academical.
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