Benny Rooney - Player Profile


Full Name:Bernard Rooney
Born:May 3rd, 1943 (Glasgow)
Height:5' 9
Position:Defender
Signed:June 6th, 1963
First Manager:Jerry Kerr
Career Stats: 38 appearances, 8 goals
Debut: August 10th, 1963 - Dundee United 1 - 1 Aberdeen (League Cup - Sectional Tie)
First Goal: August 21st, 1963 - St Mirren 2 - 1 Dundee United (League - Division One)
Also Played For:Celtic, Partick Thistle, St Johnstone

 Season  League Apps Gls ClnCtGR Yel Red W D L
 1965-66  Division One 14 3 3 0.21 - - 57.1% 7.1% 35.7%
 1964-65  Division One 5 0 0 - - - 0.0% 40.0% 60.0%
 1963-64  Division One 19 5 5 0.26 - - 31.6% 31.6% 36.8%
38 (0) 8 8 0.21

 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:
 Mar 12th, 1966 League  (H)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 3
 Feb 26th, 1966 League  (A)  vs. Greenock Morton 0 - 2
 Feb 23rd, 1966 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 0 - 5
 Feb 16th, 1966 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 1
 Feb 12th, 1966 League  (A)  vs. Hamilton Academical 4 - 0
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Mar 12th, 1966 League  (H)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 3
 Oct 16th, 1965 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton Academical 7 - 0
 Oct 2nd, 1965 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 5 - 2
 May 13th, 1964 Summer Cup  (A)  vs. Dundee 3 - 3
 Aug 31st, 1963 League Cup  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 2

Benny was on a free transfer from Celtic. he was a regular in the side in the early stages 1962-63 but was relegated to the reserves in October 1963 with only occasional first team outings, and in January 1966, he left United to join St Johnstone for a fee of around 3,500.

 Goals Scored
Aug 21st, 1963 League  (A)  vs. St Mirren 1 - 2 (-)
Aug 28th, 1963 League Cup  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 31st, 1963 League Cup  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 2 (32')
Aug 31st, 1963 League Cup  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 2 (33')
May 13th, 1964 Summer Cup  (A)  vs. Dundee 3 - 3 (-)
Oct 2nd, 1965 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 5 - 2 (42')
Oct 16th, 1965 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 7 - 0 (59')
Mar 12th, 1966 League  (H)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 3 (-)

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