James McCrae (footballer)
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|Full name||James Clark Fulton McCrae|
|Date of birth||2 September 1894|
|Place of birth||Bridge of Weir, Scotland|
|Date of death||3 September 1974(aged 80)|
|Place of death||Paisley, Scotland|
|Port Glasgow Rangers|
|→ Clyde (war guest)|
|1916||→ Rangers (war guest)||3||(0)|
|→ West Ham United (war guest)|
|1919–1920||West Ham United||54||(3)|
|1927||→ Third Lanark (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
James Clark Fulton McCrae (also spelt McRae, McRea, McCray and McCabe; 2 September 1894 – 3 September 1974) was a Scottish football player and manager. His brother was Scottish international player David McCrae.
Born in Bridge of Weir, McCrae signed professional forms with Clyde in 1912, but his playing career was interrupted by the First World War. During the War, McCrae joined the Grenadier Guards, playing for their football team, as well as guesting for Clyde, Rangers, and West Ham United. McCrae joined West Ham United permanently in June 1919, playing in their first ever League game. McCrae also played for Bury, Wigan Borough, New Brighton, Manchester United and Watford, and he made a total of 187 appearances in the Football League. McCrae later played in Scotland for Third Lanark and his first club, Clyde, before retiring in 1928.