Laurie Nevins - Player Profile


Born:July 2nd, 1920 (Gateshead, England)
Position:Left Winger
Signed:April 15th, 1942
First Manager:Jimmy Allan
Career Stats: 50 appearances, 23 goals
Debut: April 18th, 1942 - Dundee United 8 - 1 Rangers (Wartime - North Eastern - 2nd Series)
First Goal: April 18th, 1942 - Dundee United 8 - 1 Rangers (Wartime - North Eastern - 2nd Series)

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1944/45  North Eastern 11 5 0.45 - - 36.4% 18.2% 45.5%
 1943/44  North Eastern 15 6 0.40 - - 46.7% 0.0% 53.3%
 1942/43  North Eastern 17 5 0.29 - - 35.3% 5.9% 58.8%
 1941/42  North Eastern 7 7 1.00 - - 57.1% 14.3% 28.6%
50 (0) 23 0.46

 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:
 Nov 25th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. Raith Rovers 1 - 1
 Nov 18th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Arbroath 2 - 5
 Nov 11th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 0 - 5
 Nov 4th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2
 Oct 28th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 4 - 3
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Nov 18th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Arbroath 2 - 5
 Oct 28th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 4 - 3
 Oct 14th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 2
 Oct 7th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 5 - 1
 Apr 1st, 1944 Mitchell Trophy  (H)  vs. East Fife 2 - 1

Laurie was with Newcastle United and was based locally with the Royal Navy during WW2. He joined Dundee United with permission from his club and was able to play regularly until November 1944, going on to play for Hartlepool United and Brighton & Hove Albion, among other clubs.

 Goals Scored
Apr 18th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 8 - 1 (63')
May 2nd, 1942 Mitchell Trophy  (H)  vs. Rangers 2 - 1 (33')
May 9th, 1942 Mitchell Trophy  (A)  vs. Rangers 2 - 2 (86')
May 23rd, 1942 Mitchell Trophy  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 3 (41')
May 30th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1 (68')
May 30th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1 (62')
May 30th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1 (81')
Oct 10th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 3 - 2 (48')
Oct 10th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 3 - 2 (11')
Nov 7th, 1942 Wartime  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 5 (70')
Mar 20th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (67')
Mar 27th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 3 - 4 (54')
Aug 14th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Hearts 6 - 3 (42')
Aug 28th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 1 (13')
Jan 15th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 6 - 2 (53')
Jan 15th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 6 - 2 (35')
Mar 11th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 1 - 2 (30')
Apr 1st, 1944 Mitchell Trophy  (H)  vs. East Fife 2 - 1 (66')
Oct 7th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 5 - 1 (56')
Oct 14th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 2 (52')
Oct 14th, 1944 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 2 (48')
Oct 28th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Hearts 4 - 3 (66')
Nov 18th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Arbroath 2 - 5 (9')

 Hat-Tricks
May 30th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1 (3 goals)