Jimmy McColl (footballer, born 1924)

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Jimmy McColl
Personal information
Full name James McColl
Date of birth November 1924
Place of birth Scotland
Date of death August 2013 (aged 88)[1]
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1948 Queen's Park 29 (0)
1948–1950 Queen of the South 26 (0)
1950–1951 Falkirk 5 (0)
1951–1952 Cowdenbeath 27 (0)
Total 87 (0)
National team
1948 Great Britain 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James McColl (November 1924 – August 2013)[2] was a Scottish footballer who represented Great Britain at the 1948 Summer Olympics, making two appearances.[3][4][5]

A full back, McColl had been with amateur club Queen's Park until the Summer of the Olympics in which he played. After the Olympics he was one of two players in the GB Olympic squad to move that summer from Queens Park to Dumfries club, Queen of the South. The other was Dougie McBain.[5][6]

McColl spent two seasons at Palmerston Park before he moved on to spend a season at each of Falkirk and Cowdenbeath.[5][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Jimmy McColl, footballer, 88". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Press. 2013-08-15. Retrieved 2013-11-03. 
  2. ^ Green, Katherine (15 June 2012). "Photo essay: Britain's 1948 Olympians today". London: The Independent. 
  3. ^ Jimmy McCollFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Jimmy McColl". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 1 September 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c "Dougie McBain" www.qosfc.com 11 July 2010
  6. ^ "QUEEN'S PARK : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "QUEEN OF THE SOUTH : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "FALKIRK : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "COWDENBEATH : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 21 January 2011.