Jimmy Magill

Date of birth17 May 1939
Place of birthLurgan
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionFull back

With a game that complemented his fellow Irish full back Billy McCullough, a thoughtful performer, Jimmy remained Arsenal's right-back up to the signing of Don Howe.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 May 1959 01 Oct 1965

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1959-60 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1959-60 Arsenal League Division One 17
1960-61 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1960-61 Arsenal League Division One 6
1961-62 Arsenal League Division One 21
1962-63 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1962-63 Arsenal League Division One 36
1963-64 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1963-64 Arsenal Fairs Cup 4
1963-64 Arsenal League Division One 35
1964-65 Arsenal League Division One 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Dec 1959 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 5-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1959 Arsenal v Luton Town L 0-3 League Division One
28 Dec 1959 Luton Town v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1960 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 4-4 League Division One
09 Jan 1960 Rotherham United v Arsenal D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1960 Arsenal v Rotherham United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
16 Jan 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1960 Rotherham United v Arsenal L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
23 Jan 1960 Manchester City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
06 Feb 1960 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 5-2 League Division One
13 Feb 1960 Blackpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1960 Arsenal v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
27 Feb 1960 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1960 Preston North End v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
15 Mar 1960 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1960 Burnley v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
26 Mar 1960 Arsenal v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1960 West Ham United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
09 Apr 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-4 League Division One
16 Apr 1960 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
23 Dec 1960 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1960 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1960 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 3-5 League Division One
07 Jan 1961 Sunderland v Arsenal L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1961 Arsenal v Manchester City W 5-4 League Division One
21 Jan 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 4-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1961 Arsenal v Burnley D 2-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1961 Leicester City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 4-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1961 Arsenal v Leicester City D 4-4 League Division One
02 Sep 1961 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1961 Arsenal v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1961 Arsenal v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1961 Everton v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Chelsea L 0-3 League Division One
20 Jan 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1962 Fulham v Arsenal L 5-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1962 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1962 West Ham United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
23 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-3 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
01 May 1962 Arsenal v Everton L 2-3 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Leyton Orient v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1962 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1962 Fulham v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 4-4 League Division One
13 Oct 1962 Arsenal v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 5-4 League Division One
03 Nov 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 5-5 League Division One
10 Nov 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1962 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1962 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 3-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
08 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1963 Arsenal v Oxford United W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Feb 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
02 Mar 1963 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
09 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool L 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 4-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1963 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1963 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1963 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
11 May 1963 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One
14 May 1963 Arsenal v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
18 May 1963 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1963 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 7-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1963 Fulham v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
21 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1963 Staevnet v Arsenal W 1-7 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Sep 1963 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
02 Oct 1963 Everton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 6-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1963 Stoke City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 4-4 League Division One
19 Oct 1963 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Staevnet L 2-3
Agg: 9-4
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
26 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 4-2 League Division One
02 Nov 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1963 Arsenal v West Ham United D 3-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Liège D 1-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
16 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 6-0 League Division One
14 Dec 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1963 Liège v Arsenal L 3-1
Agg: 4-2
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
21 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1963 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
04 Jan 1964 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1964 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
25 Jan 1964 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 1964 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
01 Feb 1964 Manchester United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1964 Arsenal v Burnley W 3-2 League Division One
15 Feb 1964 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1964 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
21 Mar 1964 West Ham United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1964 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
04 Apr 1964 Blackpool v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1964 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1964 Liverpool v Arsenal L 5-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1965 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1961-62 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1961-62 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1961-62 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1962-63 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1962-63 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1963-64 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1963-64 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1963-64 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1964-65 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1964-65 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
1965-66 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1965-66 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1965-66 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Oct 1961 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 1-6 British Home Championship
17 Oct 1961 Northern Ireland v Greece W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
22 Nov 1961 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
07 Feb 1962 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 U23
10 Oct 1962 Poland v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship 1st round
20 Oct 1962 Northern Ireland v England L 1-3 British Home Championship
07 Nov 1962 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 5-1 British Home Championship
28 Nov 1962 Northern Ireland v Poland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship 1st round
03 Apr 1963 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-4 British Home Championship
30 May 1963 Spain v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship 1st round 1st leg
12 Oct 1963 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 2-1 British Home Championship
30 Oct 1963 Northern Ireland v Spain L 0-1 UEFA European Championship 1st round 2nd leg
20 Nov 1963 England v Northern Ireland L 8-3 British Home Championship
15 Apr 1964 Wales v Northern Ireland W 2-3 British Home Championship
29 Apr 1964 Northern Ireland v Uruguay W 3-0 International Friendly
03 Oct 1964 Northern Ireland v England L 3-4 British Home Championship
14 Oct 1964 Northern Ireland v Switzerland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
14 Nov 1964 Switzerland v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
25 Nov 1964 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 3-2 British Home Championship
07 Apr 1965 Netherlands v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 May 1965 Northern Ireland v Albania W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
02 Oct 1965 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 3-2 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1965 England v Northern Ireland L 2-1 British Home Championship
24 Nov 1965 Albania v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
30 Mar 1966 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-4 British Home Championship
07 May 1966 Northern Ireland v West Germany L 0-2 International Friendly
22 Jun 1966 Northern Ireland v Mexico W 4-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.