Andy Rolland - Player Profile


Full Name:Andrew Rolland
Born:November 12th, 1942 (Cowdenbeath)
Position:Full Back
Signed:September 29th, 1967 (£10,000)
First Manager:Jerry Kerr
Career Stats: 440 appearances, 37 goals
Full Debut: September 30th, 1967 - Airdrieonians 2 - 0 Dundee United (League - Division One)
First Goal: October 28th, 1967 - Falkirk 1 - 2 Dundee United (League - Division One)
Also Played For:Cowdenbeath, Dunfermline Athletic, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Los Angeles Aztecs
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 Season  League Apps Gls ClnCtGR Yel Red W D L
 1977-78  Premier Division 31 (3) 1 16 0.47 - - 50.0% 20.6% 29.4%
 1976-77  Premier Division 37 2 10 0.27 - - 45.9% 21.6% 32.4%
 1975-76  Premier Division 42 (3) 1 15 0.33 - - 37.8% 20.0% 42.2%
 1974-75  Division One 42 (3) 4 16 0.36 - - 48.9% 22.2% 28.9%
 1973-74  Division One 41 (3) 5 14 0.32 - - 47.7% 25.0% 27.3%
 1972-73  Division One 33 (2) 3 5 0.14 - - 48.6% 8.6% 42.9%
 1971-72  Division One 39 (1) 8 8 0.20 - - 32.5% 20.0% 47.5%
 1970-71  Division One 45 1 6 0.13 - - 37.8% 33.3% 28.9%
 1969-70  Division One 41 3 9 0.22 - - 43.9% 14.6% 41.5%
 1968-69  Division One 43 4 7 0.16 - - 51.2% 20.9% 27.9%
 1967-68  Division One 31 5 4 0.13 - - 32.3% 22.6% 45.2%
425 (15) 37 110 0.25

 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:
 Feb 4th, 1978 League  (A)  vs. Ayr United 1 - 0
 Jan 28th, 1978 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Hamilton Academical 4 - 1
 Jan 7th, 1978 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 1 - 1
 Jan 2nd, 1978 League  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 0 - 1
 Dec 31st, 1977 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Sep 10th, 1977 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 0
 Apr 13th, 1977 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 2 - 3
 Nov 3rd, 1976 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 3 - 0
 Jan 1st, 1976 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 1 - 1
 Mar 19th, 1975 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 3 - 1

Andy joined United from Cowdenbeath. He was a recognised defender but was frequently pitched into the forward line. Nicknamed ‘The Major’, in eleven seasons at Tannadice, he did not miss many games and played in the Scottish Cup final in 1974. he also gained international recognition as part of a Scottish League side. In April 1978 after a long career with United, he was released and went to America but soon returned to Scotland.

Andy was inducted into the Dundee United Hall of Fame in January 2009.

 Goals Scored
Oct 28th, 1967 League  (A)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 1 (7')
Jan 20th, 1968 League  (A)  vs. Morton 2 - 5 (89')
Jan 27th, 1968 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 1 (17')
Feb 17th, 1968 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Hearts 5 - 6 (25')
Apr 27th, 1968 League  (A)  vs. Stirling Albion 2 - 2 (82')
Nov 2nd, 1968 League  (H)  vs. Clyde 1 - 0 (84')
Dec 21st, 1968 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 2 - 1 (86')
Feb 1st, 1969 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 2 - 2 (75')
Mar 22nd, 1969 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 2 (52')
Aug 27th, 1969 League Cup  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 1 (69')
Dec 10th, 1969 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 2 (64')
Dec 10th, 1969 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 2 (68')
Apr 10th, 1971 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 1 - 1 (31')
Sep 1st, 1971 League Cup  (A)  vs. Motherwell 3 - 1 (54')
Sep 1st, 1971 League Cup  (A)  vs. Motherwell 3 - 1 (60')
Sep 4th, 1971 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 3 - 3 (35')
Sep 11th, 1971 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 4 - 6 (16')
Sep 11th, 1971 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 4 - 6 (89')
Sep 15th, 1971 Texaco Cup  (A)  vs. Derby 2 - 6 (57')
Oct 2nd, 1971 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 5 - 0 (76')
Oct 9th, 1971 League  (A)  vs. Morton 2 - 1 (13')
Oct 14th, 1972 League  (H)  vs. Hearts 3 - 2 (35')
Dec 23rd, 1972 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 3 - 2 (50')
Jan 13th, 1973 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 1 - 0 (38')
Aug 11th, 1973 League Cup  (A)  vs. East Fife 2 - 1 (89')
Oct 6th, 1973 League  (H)  vs. Clyde 4 - 0 (61')
Oct 13th, 1973 League  (A)  vs. Morton 2 - 0 (37')
Nov 10th, 1973 League  (A)  vs. Hearts 1 - 1 (88')
Apr 17th, 1974 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 3 - 1 (26')
Aug 28th, 1974 League Cup  (A)  vs. Ayr Utd 2 - 2 (6')
Nov 16th, 1974 League  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 5 - 0 (40')
Mar 5th, 1975 League  (H)  vs. Ayr Utd 3 - 1 (47')
Mar 19th, 1975 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 3 - 1 (2')
Jan 1st, 1976 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 1 - 1 (29')
Nov 3rd, 1976 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 3 - 0 (85')
Apr 13th, 1977 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 2 - 3 (40')
Sep 10th, 1977 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 0 (42') p

 Hat-Tricks

Goal!
Jan 1970