Jackie Milne

John Vance Milne (25 March 1911 – 29 August 1959) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Arsenal and Middlesbrough.[2] Arsenal won the old First Division in 1937–38 and he made 16 league appearances, enough for a winners' medal.[3] At the end of World War II, he accepted an invitation to play in Mexico, alongside Tom McKillop and Jimmy Hickie.[4]

Jackie Milne
Personal information
Full name John Vance Milne
Date of birth 25 March 1911
Place of birth Stirling, Scotland
Date of death 29 August 1959
Place of death Mauchline, Scotland
Position(s) Winger
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1932 Blackburn Rovers
1935–1936 Arsenal
1937–1939 Middlesbrough
1939–1945Dumbarton (wartime)[1]
1946–1947 Asturias F.C.
National team
1938–1939 Scotland 2 (0)
Teams managed
1945–1946 Dumbarton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Milne represented Scotland twice.[5]




  1. McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers.
  2. "John Vance Milne". www.11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  3. "1937-38 competition statistics". 11v11.com. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
  4. Scottish football's Mexican adventure in 1946, Scottish Sport History, 29 May 2018
  5. "John Milne". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 September 2012.