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Mac Dodds

Full name: John McDonald "Mac" Dodds
Gender: Male
Born: January 10, 1907 in Cathcart, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: 1982 in Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Queen's Park FC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football


John Dodds played as a forward for Queen’s Park FC Glasgow, until recently strictly an amateur club. Between 1928-37 he played 191 League and 30 Cup matches for his club, scoring 141 goals. He also showed his striking abilities in 1935, when he scored three goals for Scotland in the game against the Welsh amateur team. In the 1936 Olympic tournament he played one match against China in the center forward position and scored the first British goal, which was the first goal for Great Britain by a non-Englishman.. For the second match against Poland he was a substitute.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 5T 1936-08-03 1 0 0
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #8 1 1936-08-06 GBR 2, CHN 0 1
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