Dave Skelligan - Player Profile


Full Name:David Marr Skellingan
Position:Defender
Signed:June 13th, 1935
Career Stats: 129 appearances, 17 goals
Debut: August 10th, 1935 - Dundee United 2 - 2 St Bernard's (League - Division Two)
First Goal: August 10th, 1935 - Dundee United 2 - 2 St Bernard's (League - Division Two)
Also Played For:Brechin City, Forfar Athletic

 Season  League Apps Gls ClnCtGR Yel Red W D L
 1938-39  Division Two 30 0 7 0.23 - - 43.3% 6.7% 50.0%
 1937-38  Division Two 34 8 3 0.09 - - 26.5% 14.7% 58.8%
 1936-37  Division Two 29 4 2 0.07 - - 31.0% 27.6% 41.4%
 1935-36  Division Two 36 5 1 0.03 - - 41.7% 19.4% 38.9%
129 (0) 17 13 0.10

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets 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:
 Apr 29th, 1939 League  (A)  vs. Stenhousemuir 0 - 3
 Apr 22nd, 1939 League  (H)  vs. Montrose 3 - 5
 Apr 8th, 1939 League  (A)  vs. Greenock Morton 4 - 3
 Apr 1st, 1939 League  (A)  vs. King's Park 2 - 3
 Mar 25th, 1939 League  (H)  vs. East Stirlingshire 10 - 0
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Apr 30th, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 5 - 5
 Jan 15th, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 3 - 4
 Jan 3rd, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 3 - 4
 Dec 25th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 4 - 4
 Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 4 - 2

Dave hadplayed in public trial matches for United in 1930 and 1931 but he was not signed until June 1935 from Brechin City. He was a stalwart in the defence for four seasons at Tannadice but was released in April 1939. He then joined Forfar Athletic.

 Goals Scored
Aug 10th, 1935 League  (H)  vs. St Bernard's 2 - 2 (59') p
Feb 3rd, 1936 Scottish Cup  (N)  vs. Alloa Athletic 2 - 1 (86') p
Apr 4th, 1936 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 8 - 2 (-) p
Apr 4th, 1936 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 8 - 2 (-) p
Apr 11th, 1936 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 4 - 3 (-) p
Oct 31st, 1936 League  (H)  vs. East Stirling 4 - 6 (-) p
Nov 28th, 1936 League  (A)  vs. Dumbarton 5 - 4 (-) p
Jan 16th, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 3 - 3 (-) p
Mar 20th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 4 - 2 (-) p
Sep 4th, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Dumbarton 1 - 5 (-) p
Sep 25th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 2 - 2 (-) p
Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (-) p
Dec 25th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 4 - 4 (-) p
Dec 25th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 4 - 4 (-) p
Jan 3rd, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 3 - 4 (-) p
Jan 15th, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 3 - 4 (-) p
Apr 30th, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 5 - 5 (-) p

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