John McDougall (footballer, born 1853)

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John McDougall (born circa 1853; died 16 May 1925) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Scotland between 1877 and 1879.[1] During his international career he played five matches, scoring four goals. He was the first player to score a hat-trick in an international game, scoring three goals for Scotland against England in a 7–2 win on 2 March 1878. During his domestic career he played for Vale of Leven.

International matches

Date Against Venue Result (Scotland first) Goals scored
1 3 March 1877 England Kennington Oval 3–1 0
2 5 March 1877 Wales Acton Park, Wrexham 2–0 0
3 2 March 1878 England Hampden Park 7–2 3
4 5 April 1879 England Kennington Oval 4–5 1
5 7 April 1879 Wales Acton Park 3–0 0


  1. ^ *Smith, Paul (2013). Scotland Who's Who. Pitch Publishing. p. 177. ISBN 9781909178847.

External links

  • Scotland stats
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