Davy McDougall

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Davy McDougall
Personal information
Full name David McDougall
Place of birth Irvine, Scotland
Playing position Wing half, Winger
Youth career
Irvine Meadow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Partick Thistle
18??-18?? Glasgow Rangers
1900-1901 Bristol City 11 (2)
1901-1902 Glasgow Rangers 4 (3)
1901-1902 Distillery
1901-1902 Vale of Atholl
1902-1905 Distillery
1905-1910 Glentoran
1910-1911 Cardiff City
1912-1913 Newport County 22 (1)
Teams managed
1910–1911 Cardiff City
1912–1913 Newport County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

David "Davy" McDougall was a Scottish football player who played his club football for Glasgow Rangers in Scotland, Bristol City in England and Distillery & Glentoran in Ireland.[1] In 1910 he joined Cardiff City as a player-manager,[2] becoming the club's first manager in their history.[3] He later went on to fulfil the same role at Newport County.[4]


Davy McDougall played locally for Irvine Meadow. He joined both Partick Thistle and Glasgow Rangers without apparently making a first team appearance for either. In summer 1900 he joined Southern League Bristol City from Partick Thistle making his debut at outside left in a 0-2 defeat at Luton Town on 15 September 1900. He made 11apps scoring 2gls playing on both right and left wings in season 1900-01 when Bristol City were runners up in the Southern League. He also played on both wings in 12 Western League games scoring 2gls.[5] He joined Glasgow Rangers in the summer of 1901.[5]


  1. ^ Emms, Steve; Richard Wells (2007). Scottish League Players' Records 1890-91 to 1938-39. SoccerData. ISBN 978-1-899468-66-9. 
  2. ^ "Davy McDougall". League Managers Association. Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "The foundation and early years". Cardiff City F.C. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "County past 1912 to 1989". Newport County A.F.C. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe First 100 Years of Bristol City FC. Yore. ISBN 1-874427-95-X. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cardiff City captain
Succeeded by