Derek Neilson, Scottish footballer , Died at 58


Derek Neilson was born on January 23, 1959 and died in May 2017.

He was a Scottish footballer.

Neilson played as a goalkeeper.

He started his career with Dundee United but left the club without making a first team appearance after loan spells with East Stirlingshire and Meadowbank Thistle.

He then joined Brechin City and was a regular between the goalposts for the Glebe Park club for seven seasons from 1980 to 1987.

Neilson saw out his final years in the senior game with Berwick Rangers before turning to the juniors with Armadale Thistle in 1993.

Derek Neilson passed away at 58 years old.