Jock White

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Not to be confused with Jock Whyte.
Jock White
Personal information
Full name John White
Date of birth 27 August 1897
Place of birth Coatbridge, Scotland
Date of death 1986 (aged 88–89)[1]
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1920 Bedlay Juniors
1920–1922 Albion Rovers
1922–1927 Heart of Midlothian
1927–1930 Leeds United 102 (36)
1930–1934 Heart of Midlothian
1934–1935 Margate
National team
1922–1923 Scotland 2 (0)
1923–1926 Scottish League XI 4 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John "Jock" White (27 August 1897, Coatbridge – 1986) was a Scottish footballer. He played for Albion Rovers and Heart of Midlothian in his native country and Leeds United in England.[2] He also gained two caps for the Scotland national team.[3] He is the only Albion Rovers player ever to be capped while on the club's books.[4]


Jock was one of four brothers who played top-class football — Willie was a goalkeeper with Heart of Midlothian and Southampton, Thomas was with Motherwell and James with Alloa Athletic.[5]


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  2. ^ Official Albion Rovers F.C. website
  3. ^ Jock White at the Scottish Football Association
  4. ^ Soccerbase
  5. ^ Holley, Duncan; Chalk, Gary (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. p. 361. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3. 

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