So they had to watch him flourish with their City rivals, Hearts, after getting fit on the Riviera. He was born in Partick, Scotland. There followed a glorious run in the European Cup, beginning with an 8-1 win over Cologne, though the return was lost 4-0 in Germany. We have created a browser extension. He was born in Partick, Scotland. He was born in Partick, Scotland. He played for St Johnstone, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers. The smaller of the two depicts Gordon Smith while the larger, kindly loaned by Robert Haldane, represents a Hibernian player of the period.This display features a number of items relating to Gordon Smith's time at Dundee.Gordon Smith was a great lover of the game of golf, his retiral to the town of North Berwick was attributed to his past time.His favourite golfer was South African Bobby Locke who became a family friend.This image shows a selection of Gordon's clubs, a book written by Bobby Locke and a photograph of Gordon and Bobby together.The 28th of April 2011 saw the 70th anniversary of Hibernian legend Gordon Smith signing for the Club. It shows numerous stamps relating to his Hibs and Scotland trips of the time, including Czechoslovakia in 1946 and Brazil in 1953.In 1951 Gordon Smith was voted Scottish Footballer of the Year. 8th May 1984.https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-gordon-smith-born-3-july-1954-was-a-professional-footballer-who-played-83794570.htmlhttps://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-soccer-george-burley-announcement-hampden-park-110717559.htmlGordon Smith (born 3 July 1954), was a professional footballer who played as a defender. Pictured here circa 1976.https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-gordon-smith-born-3-july-1954-was-a-professional-footballer-who-played-83658436.html Djurgarden of Sweden were defeated, 3-1 at home, 1-0 away in the quarter-finals, but a brilliant Reims team, inspired by Raymond Kops, eliminated Hibs in the semi finals, 2-0 in France, 1-0 in Edinburgh. He and Hearts had immediate success, winning Championship and League Cup alike. In the intervening summer, Smith at last regained his place in the Scotland team. Gordon Smith, known as the Prince of Wingers, was a member of Hibernian's legendary Famous Five forward line which dominated Scottish football during the late 1940s and early 1950s. This despite the fact that in the 1949-50 season, he scored 25 goals in 29 games. Perhaps it was because he felt less pressure playing far from Scotland, but he had three exceptional games on tour: a 2-2 draw against Yugoslavia, a handsome 4-1 win against a bruising Austrian team, and finally a 3-1 loss to Hungary in which, however, Smith had an impressive game. In 1959, after a season in which a recurring ankle injury limited Smith to 15 League games and one goal, Hibs rashly and ungenerously gave him a free transfer, when they might have been better off paying for the ankle operation which he paid for himself. Smith retired to live in North Berwick in 1964.
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