Full name:John Cecil McCormack
Date of Birth:15 December 1922
Place of Birth:Chester-le-Street, England
Date of Death:1994
Place of Death:Toronto, Ontario

Playing career:

1946-1947Gateshead Football League
1946-1947MiddlesbroughFootball League
1947-1948MiddlesbroughFootball League
1948-1949MiddlesbroughFootball League
1949-1950Chelmsford CitySouthern League
1950-1951BarnsleyFootball League
1951-1952BarnsleyFootball League
1951-1952Notts CountyFootball League
1952-1953Notts CountyFootball League
1953-1954Notts CountyFootball League
1954-1955Notts CountyFootball League
1953-1954Notts CountyFootball League
1954-1955Notts CountyFootball League
1955-1956Notts CountyFootball League
1956-1957Kings Lynn
1957Polish White EaglesNSL
1958Polish White EaglesNSL
1959Polish White EaglesNSL


Cecil started his senior career with local club Gateshead in 1941. During his career with Gateshead he scored 140 goals in 170 games. In the 1946-47 season he scored 21 goals.

On 21 April 1947 Cecil was transferred to Middlesbrough for £6,000. The centre forward started brightly but after a while he struggled to get into the starting eleven.

In 1949 he joined Chelmsford City. Cec scored 49 goals for Chelmsford in the 1949-50 season. Wanting to return to the Football League, Cec left Chelmsford after that season.

He joined Barnsley in July 1950. He scored 43 goals in 50 Football League games

In November 1951 Notts County paid £20,000 for his transfer from Barnsley.