Dave Mackay facts for kids
Mackay in 2006
|Full name||David Craig Mackay|
|Date of birth||14 November 1934|
|Place of birth||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Date of death||2 March 2015(aged 80)|
|Place of death||Nottingham, England|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Left half, later sweeper|
|1953–1959||Heart of Midlothian||135||(25)|
|1957–1958||Scottish League XI||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mackay was best known for a highly successful playing career with Heart of Midlothian, the Double-winning Tottenham Hotspur side of 1961, and winning the league with Derby County as a manager. He also represented Scotland 22 times, and was selected for their 1958 FIFA World Cup squad.
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George Best (pictured) praised Mackay as both the hardest and bravest opponent he ever faced
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