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Jocky Scott
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Scott as Dundee manager, 2009
Personal information
Full name John Alexander Scott
Date of birth (1948-01-14) 14 January 1948 (age 76)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1975 Dundee 275 (113)
1975–1977 Aberdeen 52 (17)
1977–1978 Seattle Sounders 39 (9)
1978–1981 Dundee 27 (4)
Total 393 (143)
National team
1971 Scotland 2 (0)
Teams managed
1986–1988 Dundee
1988–1991 Aberdeen (co-manager)
1991–1993 Dunfermline Athletic
1994 Arbroath
1996 Hibernian (caretaker)
1998–2000 Dundee
2000–2001 Notts County
2002 Raith Rovers
2005 Plymouth Argyle (caretaker)
2008–2010 Dundee
2011 Stirling Albion
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Alexander "Jocky" Scott (born 14 January 1948) is a Scottish football coach and former player.

During his playing career he played for Dundee, Aberdeen, Seattle Sounders and Scotland.

An extensive management career followed with spells at Aberdeen, Dundee (three separate spells), Arbroath, Dunfermline Athletic, Notts County, Raith Rovers and Stirling Albion. He also had coaching jobs at other various clubs in both Scotland and England.

Club career

Scott played club football for Dundee and Aberdeen, winning the Scottish League Cup with both clubs. He memorably scored a hat-trick when Aberdeen beat Rangers 5–1 in the competition's semi-final in He was capped twice for the Scotland national team in 1971. He was Soccer Bowl 1977 finalist with the Seattle Sounders (lost 1–2 to the New York Cosmos) in the North American Soccer League.

Managerial career

After his playing career, Scott moved into management. He managed Aberdeen, Dundee (on three separate occasions), Arbroath, Dunfermline Athletic, Notts County, Raith Rovers and Stirling Albion.

He also had coaching roles at Sunderland, Plymouth Argyle and Hibernian. The latter two he also had spells as manager on a caretaker basis.

Aberdeen appointed Scott to their coaching team in September 2012.

Personal life

His father Willie played for Aberdeen and Newcastle United in the 1930s.

Managerial stats

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Dundee Scotland August 1986 May 1988 &&&&&&&&&&&&0108.&&&&&0108 &&&&&&&&&&&&&045.&&&&&045 &&&&&&&&&&&&&025.&&&&&025 &&&&&&&&&&&&&038.&&&&&038 &&&&&&&&&&&&&041.67000041.67
Aberdeen Scotland August 1988 September 1991 &&&&&&&&&&&&0151.&&&&&0151 &&&&&&&&&&&&&083.&&&&&083 &&&&&&&&&&&&&040.&&&&&040 &&&&&&&&&&&&&028.&&&&&028 &&&&&&&&&&&&&054.97000054.97
Dunfermline Scotland 23 September 1991 31 May 1993 &&&&&&&&&&&&&090.&&&&&090 &&&&&&&&&&&&&028.&&&&&028 &&&&&&&&&&&&&019.&&&&&019 &&&&&&&&&&&&&043.&&&&&043 &&&&&&&&&&&&&031.11000031.11
Arbroath Scotland January 1994 April 1994 &&&&&&&&&&&&&014.&&&&&014 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 &0&&&&&&&&&&&&&&07.1400007.14
Dundee Scotland 8 February 1998 28 June 2000 &&&&&&&&&&&&&095.&&&&&095 &&&&&&&&&&&&&035.&&&&&035 &&&&&&&&&&&&&018.&&&&&018 &&&&&&&&&&&&&042.&&&&&042 &&&&&&&&&&&&&036.84000036.84
Notts County England 28 June 2000 10 October 2001 &&&&&&&&&&&&&071.&&&&&071 &&&&&&&&&&&&&028.&&&&&028 &&&&&&&&&&&&&019.&&&&&019 &&&&&&&&&&&&&024.&&&&&024 &&&&&&&&&&&&&039.44000039.44
Raith Rovers Scotland 2 January 2002 1 May 2002 &&&&&&&&&&&&&017.&&&&&017 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 &&&&&&&&&&&&&029.41000029.41
Dundee Scotland 30 October 2008 20 March 2010 &&&&&&&&&&&&&065.&&&&&065 &&&&&&&&&&&&&031.&&&&&031 &&&&&&&&&&&&&013.&&&&&013 &&&&&&&&&&&&&021.&&&&&021 &&&&&&&&&&&&&047.69000047.69
Stirling Scotland 19 January 2011 5 December 2011 &&&&&&&&&&&&&038.&&&&&038 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 &&&&&&&&&&&&&025.&&&&&025 &&&&&&&&&&&&&013.16000013.16
Total &&&&&&&&&&&&0649.&&&&&0649 &&&&&&&&&&&&0261.&&&&&0261 &&&&&&&&&&&&0151.&&&&&0151 &&&&&&&&&&&&0237.&&&&&0237 &&&&&&&&&&&&&040.22000040.22
  • Caretaker spells not included.
  • Jocky Scott co-managed with Alex Smith at Aberdeen.
  • Statistics based on soccerbase information.

Honours

Player

Dundee

  • Scottish League Cup: 1973–74

Aberdeen

  • Scottish League Cup: 1976–77

Manager

Aberdeen (as co-manager with Alex Smith)

  • Scottish Cup: 1989–90
  • Scottish League Cup: 1989–90
    • runners-up: 1988–89

Dunfermline Athletic

  • Scottish League Cup:
    • runners-up: 1991–92

Dundee

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