Jock White

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Jock White
Personal information
Full name John White
Date of birth 27 August 1897
Place of birth Coatbridge, Scotland
Date of death 1986[1]
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1920 Bedlay Juniors
1920–1922 Albion Rovers
1922–1927 Heart of Midlothian
1927–1930 Leeds United 102 (36)
1930–1934 Heart of Midlothian
1934–1935 Margate
National team
1922–1923 Scotland 2 (0)
1923–1926 Scottish League XI 4 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John "Jock" White (born Coatbridge, 27 August 1897, died 1986) was a Scottish footballer. He played for Albion Rovers and Heart of Midlothian in his native country and Leeds United in England.[2] He also gained two caps for the Scotland national team.[3] He is the only Albion Rovers player ever to be capped while on the club's books.[4]


Jock was one of four brothers who played top-class football — Willie was a goalkeeper with Heart of Midlothian and Southampton, Thomas was with Motherwell and James with Alloa Athletic.[5]


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  2. ^ Official Albion Rovers F.C. website
  3. ^ Jock White at
  4. ^ Soccerbase
  5. ^ Holley, Duncan; Chalk, Gary (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. p. 361. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3. 

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