Tommy Coyle - Player Profile


Full Name:Thomas G Coyle
Born:January 9th, 1959 (Glasgow)
Height:5ft 11in
Position:Midfielder
Signed:August 28th, 1978
First Manager:Davie Wilson (1st spell)
Left Club:August 22nd, 1987
Career Stats: 319 appearances, 25 goals
Debut (as sub): September 23rd, 1978 - Dumbarton 2 - 0 Hamilton Academical (League - First Division)
Full Debut: November 18th, 1978 - Dumbarton 2 - 0 Ayr United (League - First Division)
First Goal: September 30th, 1981 - Ayr United 3 - 2 Dumbarton (League - First Division)
Also Played For:Clydebank, St Johnstone

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red
 1987-88   0 (1) 0 - - -
 1986-87   46 7 0.15 - -
 1985-86  First Division 27 (5) 6 0.19 - -
 1984-85  Premier Division 37 (2) 2 0.05 - -
 1983-84  First Division 42 (1) 7 0.16 - -
 1982-83  First Division 45 1 0.02 - -
 1981-82  First Division 46 1 0.02 - -
 1980-81  First Division 32 (1) 0 - - -
 1979-80  First Division 7 (14) 0 - - -
 1978-79  First Division 7 (6) 0 - - -
289 (30) 24 0.08

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 9th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Queen of the South 3 - 0
 May 2nd, 1987 League  (A)  vs. East Fife 1 - 2
 Apr 18th, 1987 League  (A)  vs. Montrose 0 - 2
 Apr 11th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 3 - 2
 Apr 4th, 1987 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 2 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 May 9th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Queen of the South 3 - 0
 Mar 21st, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 2 - 2
 Feb 4th, 1987 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Brechin City 2 - 3
 Nov 8th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Greenock Morton 2 - 1
 Sep 13th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Montrose 1 - 0

Tommy was part of a trio of Coyle brothers (Joe and Owen) who starred for the Sons in the 80s.

Best described as a robust midfielder and a player who split the support in terms of favouritism.

Left the club in 1988 to join St Johnstone.

 Goals Scored
Sep 30th, 1981 League  (A)  vs. Ayr Utd 2 - 3 (-)
Feb 12th, 1983 League  (H)  vs. Queen's Park 2 - 1 (-)
Aug 20th, 1983 League  (H)  vs. Clydebank 2 - 0 (-)
Aug 20th, 1983 League  (H)  vs. Clydebank 2 - 0 (-)
Nov 12th, 1983 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 2 (-)
Jan 7th, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 4 - 3 (-)
Apr 7th, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Clydebank 2 - 1 (-)
Apr 21st, 1984 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 0 (-)
Apr 28th, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Clyde 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 15th, 1984 League  (A)  vs. Hibernian 3 - 2 (-)
Dec 15th, 1984 League  (A)  vs. Morton 4 - 2 (-)
Mar 2nd, 1985 League  (A)  vs. Rangers 1 - 3 (-)
Dec 21st, 1985 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 4 - 1 (-)
Mar 5th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Ayr Utd 2 - 0 (-)
Mar 12th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 3 - 0 (-)
Mar 29th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 1 (-)
Apr 15th, 1986 League  (A)  vs. Alloa Athletic 3 - 1 (-)
Apr 15th, 1986 League  (A)  vs. Alloa Athletic 3 - 1 (-)
Aug 20th, 1986 League Cup  (H)  vs. Stirling Albion 1 - 0 (-)
Sep 6th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 1 (-)
Sep 13th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Montrose 1 - 0 (-)
Nov 8th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Morton 2 - 1 (-)
Feb 4th, 1987 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Brechin City 2 - 3 (-)
Mar 21st, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 2 - 2 (-)
May 9th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. QOS 3 - 0 (-)

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