John Clark - Player Profile


Full Name:John Brown Clark
Born:September 22nd, 1964 (Edinburgh)
Height:6'
Position:Defender/Midfielder
Signed:August 30th, 1981
First Manager:Jim McLean
Career Stats: 329 appearances, 37 goals
Debut (as sub): November 3rd, 1982 - Dundee United 0 - 0 Viking Stavenger (UEFA Cup - 2nd Round 2nd Leg)
Full Debut: January 22nd, 1983 - Dundee United 3 - 2 St Mirren (League - Premier Division)
First Goal: April 21st, 1984 - Dundee United 1 - 1 Dundee (League - Premier Division)
Also Played For:Ayr United, Berwick Rangers, Dunfermline Athletic, Falkirk, Ross County, Stoke City
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 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1993-94  Premier Division 17 (2) 3 0.16 4 0 26.3% 47.4% 26.3%
 1992-93  Premier Division 39 (2) 2 0.05 6 0 41.5% 19.5% 39.0%
 1991-92  Premier Division 36 (3) 2 0.05 3 0 46.2% 28.2% 25.6%
 1990-91  Premier Division 24 (1) 4 0.16 0 1 48.0% 16.0% 36.0%
 1989-90  Premier Division 27 (11) 4 0.11 0 0 36.8% 31.6% 31.6%
 1988-89  Premier Division 26 (4) 2 0.07 5 0 40.0% 36.7% 23.3%
 1987-88  Premier Division 22 (17) 5 0.13 4 0 33.3% 38.5% 28.2%
 1986-87  Premier Division 41 (6) 7 0.15 6 0 51.1% 29.8% 19.1%
 1985-86  Premier Division 6 (7) 1 0.08 0 0 30.8% 15.4% 53.8%
 1984-85  Premier Division 9 (6) 6 0.40 2 0 60.0% 13.3% 26.7%
 1983-84  Premier Division 4 (16) 1 0.05 - - 40.0% 35.0% 25.0%
 1982-83  Premier Division 1 (2) 0 - - - 33.3% 33.3% 33.3%
 1981-82  Premier Division 0 0 - - - - - -
252 (77) 37 0.11

 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 9th, 1993 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 2
 Nov 6th, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 1 - 1
 Oct 30th, 1993 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 0
 Oct 23rd, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 0 - 2
 Oct 16th, 1993 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 2 - 2
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Sep 28th, 1993 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Brøndby IF 3 - 1
 Aug 31st, 1993 League Cup  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 3
 Mar 6th, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Airdrieonians 3 - 1
 Nov 21st, 1992 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 3 - 1
 Oct 26th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Airdrieonians 3 - 1

John was an 'S' signing from Musselburgh Windsor in March 1981. In 1983 he was part of the Scotland youth squad. He began his career as an attacking player but was converted to a defensive role.

He collected runners-up medals in one League Cup final, three Scottish Cup finals and the UEFA Cup final. He was a regular in the side for several years and a big favourite with the fans.

In August 1990 he quit Tannadice to work in his family business but within a month he was back at United Then in February 1994 he moved to Stoke City for around £200,000 and in August 1994 he was granted a testimonial against his new club.

He was inducted into the Dundee United Hall of Fame in 2010.

 Goals Scored
Apr 21st, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 1 - 1 (44')
Sep 5th, 1984 League Cup  (H)  vs. Celtic 2 - 1 (93')
Sep 8th, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 3 - 4 (73')
Sep 8th, 1984 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 3 - 4 (20')
Sep 26th, 1984 League Cup  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 1 (54')
Sep 26th, 1984 League Cup  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 1 (50')
May 4th, 1985 League  (H)  vs. Rangers 2 - 1 (36')
Aug 31st, 1985 League  (A)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 0 (16')
Oct 22nd, 1986 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Univ Craiova 3 - 0 (80')
Nov 19th, 1986 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 3 - 0 (83')
Nov 26th, 1986 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Hajduk Split 2 - 0 (48')
Mar 18th, 1987 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Barcelona 2 - 1 (86')
Apr 18th, 1987 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 1 - 1 (88')
Apr 28th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 2 - 1 (67')
May 20th, 1987 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. IFK 1 - 1 (60')
Sep 30th, 1987 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Coleraine 3 - 1 (80')
Oct 24th, 1987 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 2 - 1 (79')
Nov 4th, 1987 UEFA Cup  (A)  vs. Vitkovice 1 - 1 (37')
Nov 28th, 1987 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 1 - 3 (38')
Apr 16th, 1988 League  (A)  vs. Motherwell 2 - 4 (49')
Aug 13th, 1988 League  (A)  vs. St Mirren 1 - 0 (48')
Aug 27th, 1988 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 2 - 2 (80')
Sep 27th, 1989 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Glentoran 2 - 0 (25')
Oct 31st, 1989 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Antwerp 3 - 2 (89')
Jan 23rd, 1990 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Dundee 1 - 0 (69')
Feb 3rd, 1990 League  (A)  vs. Rangers 1 - 3 (43')
Jan 5th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 2 (46')
Jan 29th, 1991 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. East Fife 2 - 1 (40')
Feb 16th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Hearts 1 - 2 (25')
Apr 6th, 1991 Scottish Cup  (N)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 1 (40')
Aug 20th, 1991 League Cup  (H)  vs. Montrose 3 - 2 (88')
Oct 26th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Airdrie 3 - 1 (71')
Nov 21st, 1992 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 3 - 1 (78')
Mar 6th, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Airdrie 3 - 1 (62')
Aug 31st, 1993 League Cup  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 3 (3')
Aug 31st, 1993 League Cup  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 3 (107')
Sep 28th, 1993 UEFA Cup  (H)  vs. Brøndby 3 - 1 (119')

 Hat-Tricks

Match
Mar 1987

Match
May 1991