|Full name||James Birrell Mackay|
|Date of birth||19 December 1943|
|Place of birth||Scotland|
|Date of death||11 December 1998(aged 54)|
|Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic|
|1973–1974||Hakoah Eastern Suburbs||22||(0)|
|1975–1976||South Melbourne Hellas|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 July 2007|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 July 2007
In late 1973, he scored the decisive goal against South Korea which sent Australia to its first ever World Cup. Socceroos defender Doug Utjesenovic described the goal emphatically, "that was one of the freakiest goals. You could try a million times to score the exact goal (and never do it). There was a free kick, the ball was knocked back and he ran onto the ball. It was a real thunderbolt."
- "1974 - Group A - West Germany v Australia match report". 1974-06-18. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
- "Australia's 10 best moments". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2006-06-14. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
- "Vale Jimmy Mackay". 1998-12-18. Retrieved 2009-05-28.
- "World Cup lessons from the class of '74". The Age. Melbourne. 2006-05-16. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
- Jimmy Mackay at National-Football-Teams.com
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