Jimmy Mason

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Jimmy Mason
Personal information
Full name James Mason
Date of birth 18 June 1919
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 8 December 1971(1971-12-08) (aged 52)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1952 Third Lanark[1] 207 (34)
National team
1949–1951 Scotland 7 (4)
1948–1950 Scottish League XI 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James "Jimmy" Mason (18 June 1919 – 8 December 1971) was a Scottish footballer who played for Third Lanark and the Scotland national team.

An inside forward, Mason played for the now defunct Third Lanark between 1936 and 1952, where he earned selection for the Scottish League representative side on seven occasions.[2] During the Second World War he "guested" for Charlton Athletic, Portsmouth and Brentford while stationed in southern England. He also won 7 caps for the Scotland national team, scoring 4 goals.

After his retirement he became a publican in the Bridgeton district of Glasgow.


  1. ^ "Jimmy Mason". Neil Brown. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Scotland FL Players by Appearances". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 

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