Arthur Baxter - Player Profile


Full Name:Arthur Baxter
Born:November 28th, 1911 (Dundee)
Died:September 5th, 1944 (Rimini, Italy)
Height:5' 9
Position:Forward
Signed:October 14th, 1939
First Manager:Bobby McKay
Career Stats: 32 appearances, 3 goals
Debut: October 21st, 1939 - Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United (Wartime - Eastern Regional)
First Goal: October 21st, 1939 - Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United (Wartime - Eastern Regional)
Also Played For:Barnsley, Dundee, Dundee North End, Falkirk, Portsmouth

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1939-40  Eastern Regional 32 3 0.09 - - 50.0% 12.5% 37.5%
32 (0) 3 0.09

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 25th, 1940 Wartime  (H)  vs. East Fife 3 - 2
 May 18th, 1940 Wartime  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 0 - 2
 May 8th, 1940 Wartime  (A)  vs. Raith Rovers 0 - 5
 May 4th, 1940 Emergency War Cup  (N)  vs. Rangers 0 - 1
 Apr 27th, 1940 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 1 - 3
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Nov 18th, 1939 Wartime  (A)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 2 - 9
 Oct 28th, 1939 Wartime  (H)  vs. King's Park 1 - 0
 Oct 21st, 1939 Wartime  (A)  vs. Stenhousemuir 1 - 0

Arthur had been with Dundee North End, Portsmouth, Falkirk, Dundee and Barnsley. At the outbreak of WW2 he was based locally and United obtained permission to play him. He was a regular in the side throughout 1939-40, and part of the side that went all the way to the Emergency War Cup final. Arthur was a solider with the Gordon Highlanders during WW2 and is noted as a casualty of war while serving in Italy, buried at the Gradara War Cemetery.

 Goals Scored
Oct 21st, 1939 Wartime  (A)  vs. Stenhousemuir 1 - 0 (-)
Oct 28th, 1939 Wartime  (H)  vs. King's Park 1 - 0 (30')
Nov 18th, 1939 Wartime  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 9 (-)

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