Jimmy Johnstone Player Profile


  • Full Name: James Connolly Johnstone
  • Born: September 30th, 1944 (Viewpark)
  • Died: June 13th, 2006 (Uddingston)
  • Height: 5' 4


  • Position: Outside Right
  • Signed: July 6th, 1977
  • Date Left Club: September 12th, 1977
  • First Manager: Tommy Gemmell
  • Dundee Career Totals:
    3 first team competitive appearances
  • Also Played For: Celtic, Elgin City, San Jose Earthquakes, Sheffield United, Shelbourne

Dundee Career Summary

Competitive Friendlies Other (War)
1977-78 2 (1)-1- - -
TOTAL 2 (1)-1- - -

Other Cups may include: Anglo-Scottish Cup, Challenge Cup, Cup Winners' Cup, Drybrough Cup, International Soccer League, League Cup, Summer Cup, Texaco Cup.


Jimmy Johnstone only managed three games for Dundee in 1977 by which time, he was past his best.

Better known as a Celtic player who could open up any defence, he made his debut for Celtic in 1963. He was capped on 23 occasions for Scotland and 4 times for the Scottish League. His international honours were further glorified with his domestic achievements, which amount to 9 Championship, 4 Scottish Cup, 5 League Cup and the ultimate, his European Cup final medal won in Lisbon in 1967.

Jimmy participated in every round of the European campaign adding his own contribution of two goals to the overall Celtic tally of 18 that season. He left Parkhead in 1975 and went onto join San Jose Earthquakes and Sheffield United before a few brief months at Dens.

Thereafter, he served Shelbourne and then Elgin City and was re-instated into the junior ranks with Blantyre Celtic to whom he had been farmed out at the beginning of his career.


August 13th, 1977
Dundee 3 - 0 Airdrieonians (1878)

League (First Division)

Playing Statistics - First Team Competitive matches (All Seasons)

Competition NPS Win % Draw % Loss %
League 2 (1)-- --
Totals: 2 (1)-- --

 Recent Starting Appearances (First Team Competitive matches)
 20/08/77 First Division vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 2
 13/08/77 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H) 3 - 0

 Recent Goals Scored (First Team Competitive matches)

 List of First Team Competitive matches played (click to expand)
 27/08/77 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  0 - 1
 20/08/77 First Division vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 2
 13/08/77 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H)  3 - 0

 List of First Team Competitive goals scored

  = Starting Appearances (Sub Appearances) | = Goals | NPS = Squad Appearances (as Non-Playing Sub) | GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in


Timeline currently available.

International Career (Scotland)

Caps: 23

Goals: 4

International Debut: October 3rd, 1964 v. Wales