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Jock McHale Squad Index
Information:
1927-28 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
30th January 1898
Birthplace:
Maryhill
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 0lbs
Signed:
24/02/1924
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full Name: John McHale

Jock's real breakthrough came during the DOns' tour of South Africa in May 1927 and he played reguulary in the first team until moving to Falkirk in 1929. He did not see eye-to-eye with the manager at Brockville and had a time in Eire playing for Shelbourne before Doncaster signed him from Falkirk. Later he went to Crewe Alexandra where he was captain till he retired form playing in 1935.
He came back to live in Aberdeen and served the Dons as a scour in the north and also wirked as a groundsman at Pittodrie for a time.
Died: 72 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
15/08/1925
Aberdeen 3-3 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 19,000 27 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1929-30
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
5
0
0
1928-29
20
0
1
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
24
0
2
3
0
1
1927-28
22
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
2
4
0
2
1926-27
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
2
0
0
1925-26
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
Totals:
64
0
3
0
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
0
69
0
4
14
1
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 69 4