Jimmy McGill (footballer, born 1926)

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Jimmy McGill
Personal information
Full name James McGill[1]
Date of birth (1926-03-10)10 March 1926
Place of birth Kilsyth, Scotland
Date of death 21 April 2013(2013-04-21) (aged 87)
Place of death Cumbernauld, Scotland
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Maryhill Harp
1946–1947 Bury 1 (0)
1947–1948 Derby County 8 (0)
1949–1951 Kilmarnock 16 (2)
1951–1953 Berwick Rangers
1953–1958 Queen of the South 122 (24)
1958–1959 Cowdenbeath 13 (1)
Total 160 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jimmy McGill (10 March 1926 – 21 April 2013) was a former Scottish footballer who played as a forward.[2]

McGill was best known for his time with Queen of the South where he was part of the Palmerston Park club's front-line, alongside Bobby Black, Jim Patterson, Jackie Oakes and Walter Rothera.[2][3] McGill also played for Derby County, Kilmarnock, Berwick Rangers and Cowdenbeath. [2][4]

McGill died at a care home in Cumbernauld at the age of 87 after suffering from dementia.[2]