Malcolm McPhail


Malcolm McPhail (1895 – 1975) was a Scottish footballer who played as an outside left,[2] primarily for Kilmarnock,[3] with whom he won the Scottish Cup in 1920.[4][5] He was selected to play for Scotland in an unofficial 'Victory International' in 1919.[6][7]

Malcolm McPhail
Personal information
Date of birth 1895
Place of birth Barrhead, Scotland
Date of death 1975 (aged 7980)
Place of death Paisley, Scotland
Position(s) Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1915 Arthurlie 8 (5)
1915–1924 Kilmarnock 245 (55)
1924–1926 Morton 36 (3)
Total 289 (63)
National team
1917[1] Scottish League (wartime) 1 (3)
1919 Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

McPhail later served as a director of St Mirren.[8] He was the older brother of Rangers and Scotland forward Bob McPhail.[9][8]

References


  1. Association Football. War Funds Match | The Army XI, 4; Scottish League, 3., The Glasgow Herald, 21 May 1917
  2. John Litster (October 2012). "A Record of pre-war Scottish League Players". Scottish Football Historian magazine. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. Kilmarnock player McPhail, Malcolm, FitbaStats
  4. "Killie 3–2 Albion Rovers". Killie FC. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  5. "Kilmarnock, 3; Albion Rovers, 2. Scottish Cup–Final Tie". The Glasgow Herald. 19 April 1920. p. 13. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  6. "Malcolm Wright McPhail [sic]". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  7. Association Football. | Ireland v. Scotland, The Glasgow Herald, 21 April 1919
  8. Possilpark to Ibrox (Bob McPhail at Love Street), Donald Caskie, eBook Partnership, 2014; ISBN 9781783015726
  9. "Bob McPhail, football legend". The Herald. Glasgow. 29 August 2000.