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Jocky Scott

Jocky Scott
Scott as Dundee manager, 2009
Personal information
Full name John Alexander Scott
Date of birth (1948-01-14) 14 January 1948
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Striker
Youth career
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)
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 Aberdeen and Seattle Sounders.

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 1
  • Managerial career 2
  • Managerial stats 3
  • Honours 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Club career

Scott played for Scotland, Dundee and Aberdeen. He memorably scored a hat-trick when Aberdeen beat Rangers 5–1 in a Scottish League Cup semi final. 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.[1]

Managerial stats

As of 24 February 2013 (UTC)[2]
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Dundee August 1986 May 1988 20 10 6 4 50.00
Aberdeen August 1988 February 1992 117 63 35 19 53.85
Dunfermline 23 September 1991 31 May 1993 8 2 2 4 25.00
Arbroath 1994 1994
Dundee 8 February 1998 28 June 2000 95 35 18 42 36.84
Notts County 28 June 2000 10 October 2001 71 28 19 24 39.44
Raith Rovers 2 January 2002 1 May 2002 17 5 4 8 29.41
Dundee 30 October 2008 20 March 2010 65 31 13 21 47.69
Stirling Albion 19 January 2011 5 December 2011 38 5 8 25 13.16
Total 431 179 105 147 41.53
  • Caretaker spells not included.
  • Jocky Scott co-managed with Alex Smith at Aberdeen.
  • Statistics based on soccerbase information.
  • No statistics currently available for Arbroath.


Aberdeen (as co-manager with Alex Smith)
Dunfermline Athletic


  1. ^ "Former manager Jocky Scott has been named as coach at Aberdeen". BBC Sport (BBC). 14 September 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Jocky Scott management career statistics at Soccerbase

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