Bernie Slaven


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Bernie Slaven  scored 162 goals in 423 league games, in a 12 year career. He played for Morton, Airdrie and Albion Rovers before moving to Middlesbrough in 1984.  It was with 'Boro that he made his name, staying for eight years, he made over 300 appearances scoring an average of 1 goal ever 3 games.

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Posted by Dave
Saturday 13th of October 2012 13:36:04
A Boro scoring legend.
Posted by Joe
Saturday 24th of September 2011 08:04:03
In season 1984–85 he won the Daily Record “ Golden Boot “ for being the top scorer in league. In 42 league appearances with Albion Rovers he scored 27 league goals. He was a good trainer and non-drinker and wanted to try being a full-time football. Luckily for him, he was contacted by a Sunday Post reporter. The reporter wrote to all the top English and Scottish clubs on his behalf, and Middlesbrough were one of two teams to offer him a trial. The rest is history.
Posted by anonymous
Saturday 24th of September 2011 07:59:32
When interviewed one of his team mates ( George Cloy ) " He was just a man who liked playing football. He was a nice enough guy but he wasn’t one of the more rowdy ones. “