After a spell as assistant manager of Gillingham, he was goalkeeper coach at Everton, Aston Villa, Coventry and Oxford United until he retired, aged 76, in 2012.   He wrote an excellent autobiography, in which he alluded to difficulties with Craig Brown, which came as a surprise to many, but he continued to coach Scotland until a serious falling out with Bertie Vogts after a 5-0 drubbing in Paris in 2001.   In 2008 he was awarded the MBE for services to football, and sprang back to work after a quadruple heart by-pass operation in 1995.   Heart problems resurfaced in 2014, however.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HISTORY BOOKS

 

50 YEARS OF SCOTTISH FOOTBALL

 

THIRD LANARK HISTORY

 

VALE OF LEVEN HISTORY

 

FOOTBALL' S WHITE FEATHERS (World War 1 & Scottish Football)

 

SCOTTISH CUP FINALS

 

RAITH  ROVERS HISTORIES

 

A History and Guide to
FOOTBALL PROGRAMMES

 

FOOTBALL HISTORY DATABASES  (all on CD ROM, in Excel format)

 

A RECORD OF PRE-WAR
SCOTTISH LEAGUE PLAYERS

 

 

A RECORD OF POST-WAR
SCOTTISH LEAGUE PLAYERS

 

 

SCOTTISH LEAGUE TABLES 

 

PRE-WAR SCOTTISH LEAGUE RESULTS, SCORERS, ATTENDANCES

 

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SCOTTISH FOOTBALL HISTORIAN
e-zine Winter 2015/16   Issue 136
 
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ALAN HODGKINSON died in Laughton Common, Yorkshire on 8th December 2015, aged 79. Capped for England aged 20, he served Sheffield United as goalkeeper for 17 years and went on to pioneer goalkeeping coaching when he retired as a player. He worked for Rangers under Walter Smith and Manchester United under Alex Ferguson, and was appointed Scotland's goalkeeping coach by Andy Roxburgh