BORN IN ABERDEEN, IAN WILSON HAS ENJOYED A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN FOOTBALL. HE HAS PLAYED IN SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND ABROAD.
Ian played for Aberdeen, Dundee and Elgin City before moving down to England and joining Leicester City where he played with a young Gary Lineker. He then moved on to Everton. He also had short spells with Derby County, Bury and Wigan. Ian played for Turkish club Besiktas, Ian is fondly remembered for his time in Turkey and is still a popular figure within the Supporters at Besiktas to this day. During this time he was also called up to the Senior Scotland National Team on a number of occasions.
Ian moved into coaching to give something back to Football and has completed all the necessary coaching courses including the UEFA ‘A’ Licence. He has coached in England and abroad including Turkey and Japan before returning home to manage Peterhead.