John McNeil (footballer, born 1959)

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John McNeil
Personal information
Full nameJohn McNeil
Date of birth (1959-02-12) 12 February 1959 (age 62)
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland
Position(s) Right winger
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1975–1991 Morton 328 (67)
1982Dundee United (loan) 1 (0)
1983Arsenal(loan) 0 (0)
Total329(67)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John McNeil (born 12 February 1959 in Greenock) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a right winger.

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Career

McNeil signed professional forms with Morton in 1975 and played over 400 games for the Greenock side. Apart from a one-game loan spell with Dundee United in 1982 and two weeks on loan at Arsenal at the end of 1982–83 in which he played in 6 reserve games scoring 2 goals between 28 April and 9 May. McNeil spent his entire career with Morton over fifteen years, retiring in 1991.

In January 2008, McNeil was believed to be working for IBM. [1]

Personal life

John's son David McNeil made his debut for Morton in August 2013. After scoring on his debut, David went on to make 21 appearances scoring twice before leaving the club in 2015. [2]

Honours

Greenock Morton

1977–78, 1983–84, 1986–1987

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References

  1. "Ex Ton Stars in Unusual Jobs?". Greenock Morton FC. 23 January 2008. Archived from the original on 15 April 2013.
  2. "East Fife 2-6 Morton (aet)". BBC Sport. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2013.