Gary McSwegan - Player Profile


Full Name:Gary John McSwegan
Born:September 24th, 1970 (Glasgow)
Height:5' 8
Position:Striker
Signed:October 6th, 1995 (£350,000)
First Manager:Billy Kirkwood
Career Stats: 119 appearances, 47 goals
Full Debut: October 7th, 1995 - Dumbarton 1 - 0 Dundee United (League - First Division)
First Goal: October 21st, 1995 - Hamilton Academical 0 - 1 Dundee United (League - First Division)
Also Played For:Barnsley, Clyde, Heart of Midlothian, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Kilmarnock, Luton Town, Notts County, Rangers, Ross County

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1998/99  SPL 6 (1) 4 0.57 1 0 28.6% 57.1% 14.3%
 1997/98  Premier Division 21 (21) 17 0.40 7 0 33.3% 28.6% 38.1%
 1996/97  Premier Division 17 (22) 9 0.23 2 0 53.8% 23.1% 23.1%
 1995/96  First Division 24 (7) 17 0.55 2 1 54.8% 29.0% 16.1%
68 (51) 47 0.39

 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:
 Oct 4th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 0
 Sep 26th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 3 - 1
 Sep 23rd, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 1
 Sep 19th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2
 Sep 12th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Rangers 0 - 0
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Oct 4th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 0
 Sep 23rd, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 1
 Sep 19th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2
 Aug 8th, 1998 League Cup  (H)  vs. Stirling Albion 2 - 2
 Feb 21st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 2 - 2

Gary was a schoolboy and youth international with Rangers and Notts County before his move to Tannadice. He played a significant part in Unitedís promotion to the top flight in 1995-96 and was a regular in the line ups over the next two years. He collected a runners-up medal in the League Cup final of November 1997. His three year deal ended in October 1998, at which time he left to join Hearts.

 Goals Scored
Oct 21st, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Hamilton 1 - 0 (47')
Oct 28th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 1 (90')
Dec 2nd, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 8 - 0 (90')
Dec 16th, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Morton 2 - 1 (17')
Jan 13th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 1 (24')
Jan 13th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 2 - 1 (7')
Jan 20th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Dumbarton 3 - 1 (75')
Feb 24th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 2 - 2 (23')
Feb 27th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Morton 4 - 0 (30')
Mar 2nd, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Airdrie 1 - 1 (14')
Mar 16th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 2 - 0 (30')
Mar 23rd, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Clydebank 6 - 0 (54')
Mar 23rd, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Clydebank 6 - 0 (42')
Apr 6th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 6 - 1 (41')
Apr 6th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 6 - 1 (8')
Apr 6th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 6 - 1 (43')
Apr 6th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 6 - 1 (5')
Aug 10th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 1 (5')
Sep 3rd, 1996 League Cup  (H)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2 (110')
Sep 14th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Celtic 1 - 2 (88')
Sep 21st, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 3 (2')
Sep 28th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 0 (67')
Dec 26th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 2 - 0 (35')
Jan 25th, 1997 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Stirling Albion 2 - 0 (82')
Feb 1st, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Celtic 1 - 0 (88')
May 3rd, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Hearts 1 - 0 (72')
Jul 23rd, 1997 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Principat 8 - 0 (46')
Jul 23rd, 1997 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Principat 8 - 0 (77')
Jul 23rd, 1997 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Principat 8 - 0 (72')
Jul 30th, 1997 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Principat 9 - 0 (24')
Jul 30th, 1997 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Principat 9 - 0 (8')
Jul 30th, 1997 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Principat 9 - 0 (65')
Aug 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. QOS 4 - 2 (31')
Aug 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. QOS 4 - 2 (21')
Aug 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. QOS 4 - 2 (78')
Aug 20th, 1997 League Cup  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 1 (92')
Sep 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. Rangers 1 - 0 (96')
Oct 18th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 4 - 0 (77')
Nov 1st, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Hibernian 3 - 1 (90')
Nov 15th, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 3 - 1 (77')
Feb 18th, 1998 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Inverness CT 3 - 2 (84')
Feb 21st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 2 - 2 (80')
Feb 21st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline 2 - 2 (40')
Aug 8th, 1998 League Cup  (H)  vs. Stirling Albion 2 - 2 (24')
Sep 19th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2 (63')
Sep 23rd, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 1 - 1 (27')
Oct 4th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 0 (23')

 Hat-Tricks
Apr 6th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 6 - 1 (4 goals)
Jul 23rd, 1997 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Principat 8 - 0 (3 goals)
Jul 30th, 1997 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Principat 9 - 0 (3 goals)
Aug 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. QOS 4 - 2 (3 goals)