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Adam Little
Personal information
Full name Adam Little
Date of birth (1919-09-01)1 September 1919
Place of birth Blantyre, Scotland
Date of death 12 June 2008(2008-06-12) (aged 88)
Place of death Erskine, Scotland
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1951 Rangers 6 (0)
Blantyre Victoria (loan)
1951–1955 Morton 114 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Adam Little (1 September 1919 – 12 June 2008) was a Scottish football player who played during the 1940s and 1950s for Rangers and Morton. Little was also a fully qualified doctor.


Little was born in Blantyre and educated at Rutherglen Academy. It was while playing for the school team that he was scouted by then Rangers manager Bill Struth and the next day signed for the club aged 17. Struth decided to loan Little out to play for Blantyre Victoria to get much needed experience.

He returned to Rangers and played six first-team games after the Second World War. The war had interrupted his footballing career. Little served as a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Upon returning to Rangers he made six top team appearances before moving to Greenock with Morton for a spell then retiring from professional football.

Little also guested for Arsenal during the war.


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