Jim Gallacher

Jim Gallacher
Personal information
Full name Jim Gallacher
Date of birth (1951-03-29) 29 March 1951
Place of birth Clydebank, Scotland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1972 Arbroath 36 (0)
1972–1992 Clydebank 613 (0)
Teams managed
1992-1997 Clydebank (Goalkeeper coach)
2001-2008 Scotland (Goalkeeper coach)
2008-2016 Dumbarton (Goalkeeper coach)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 May 2016.

Jim Gallacher (born 29 March 1951, in Clydebank) is a Scottish former football goalkeeper. Gallacher played for Arbroath and Clydebank in the Scottish Football League. He made over 600 league appearances for The Bankies in a career that spanned four decades (late 1960s to early 1990s) and was fondly known as 'Easy the Gal' by clubs supporters. He followed his playing career at New Kilbowie Park by coaching the clubs goalkeepers until 1997. Then followed a spell from 2001 until 2008 coaching with the Scotland Women's National team. That ended and until 2016 Jim was goalkeeper coach at Dumbarton[1]

His son, Paul Gallacher, also became a professional football goalkeeper and is currently playing for Hearts.


  1. "Jim Gallacher". Retrieved 23 May 2016.

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