John Coyle
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"John C. Coyle" is a former Scotland/Scottish footballer.

Coyle started his career with Dundee United F.C./Dundee United for whom he signed in 1950. His early years were interrupted by his National Service, while he also spent time on loan to Brechin City F.C./Brechin City. As a result, by the beginning of the 1955-56 in Scottish football/1955-56 season he had made only 8 appearances for the Terrors 1st team. From that point onwards however, his form was a revelation, with 77 goals in 88 appearances in the following two and a half seasons.

Despite Coyle's goals, United could do no better than mid-table mediocrity in the Scottish Football League Division Two/Division Two and when Clyde F.C./Clyde expressed interest in December 1957, Coyle expressed his desire to move to the Division One side. An £8,000 deal was concluded and Coyle moved to Glasgow where he made an immediate impression with the Bully Wee, scoring frequently during the second half of the 1957-58 in Scottish football/1957-58 season. He also scored the winning goal in the 1958 Scottish Cup Final, as Clyde defeated Hibernian F.C./Hibernian 1-0 at Hampden Park.

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