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Full name Thomas Forsyth
Date of birth (1949-01-23)23 January 1949
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 14 August 2020(2020-08-14) (aged 71)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1972 Motherwell 150 (17)
1972–1982 Rangers 218 (2)
Total 368 (19)
National team
1971–1978 Scotland 22 (0)
1971–1976 Scottish League XI 2 (0)
Teams managed
1982–1983 Dunfermline Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Thomas Forsyth (23 January 1949 – 14 August 2020) was a Scottish football player and coach. Forsyth played as a defender for Motherwell, Rangers and Scotland.

After his playing retirement, Forsyth was appointed manager of Dunfermline Athletic in 1982.

Forsyth was appointed McLean's assistant at Motherwell then Hearts, when McLean moved to these clubs in 1984 and 1994.

Forsyth died on 14 August 2020, aged 71.

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