Duncan McDowell

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Duncan McDowell
Personal information
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Teams managed
1972 Iceland
1975 Caroline Hill
1978–1986 Brunei

Duncan McDowell is a Scottish former football manager.


McDowell's early career was spent in Scotland, where he was a coach with Morton, before becoming manager of Icelandic club IBV.[1] McDowell then moved to FH,[2] and also took charge of the Icelandic national team for four matches between May and July 1972.[3][4] McDowell then went back to Scotland to become assistant to Eric Smith at Hamilton Academical, before returning to IBV in Iceland.[1] McDowell later spent time in the United States and Canada, before taking charge of Hong Kong club Caroline Hill in 1975.[1] McDowell later became the manager of the Brunei national team, a job he held for eight years.[5] After spending time in Canada and Scotland, McDowell joined the Missionaries of Charity in London in the late 1980s.[5]


  1. ^ a b c Jim Reynolds (16 January 1975). "McDowell - football's happy wanderer". The Glasgow Herald. 
  2. ^ "Not such a Dandy finish; DIARY ON THE RECORD". The Free Library. 
  3. ^ "Profile". eu-football.info. 
  4. ^ "Trivia on Iceland's national coaches". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ a b James McKillop (27 February 1989). "McDowell's mission in India". The Glasgow Herald.