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John Gardiner

Full name: John Gardiner
Gender: Male
Born: December 23, 1911 in Bridgeton, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: 1965 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Affiliations: Queen's Park FC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football


John Gardiner was a Scottish amateur international. He played as a midfielder and captain for Queen’s Park FC Glasgow, until recently strictly an amateur club. Between 1931-37 he played 170 League and 24 Cup matches for his club. In the 1960s he was appointed President of Queen’s Park FC. In the 1936 Olympic tournament he played both games against China and Poland in the right midfield.

In the 1950s he was the General Manager of Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall Exhibition Centre. His son Barry is a Labour MP for Brent North and has been their MP since the 1997 General Election.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 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 24 Berlin Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 5T 1936-08-03 0 0 0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Football Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1936-08-08 POL 5, GBR 4 0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #8 1 1936-08-06 GBR 2, CHN 0 0
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