Dave Stratton - Player Profile


Full Name:David Good Stratton
Born:July 26th, 1927 (Dundee)
Died:April 25th, 2015 (Dundee)
Position:Full Back
Signed:September 1st, 1949
First Manager:Willie MacFadyen
Career Stats: 52 appearances, 2 goals
Debut: October 2nd, 1950 - Dundee United 1 - 3 Hamilton Academical (League - B Division)
First Goal: March 24th, 1951 - Dundee United 10 - 1 Alloa Athletic (League - B Division)

 Season  League Apps Gls ClnCtGR Yel Red W D L
 1952/53  B Division 12 0 2 0.17 - - 41.7% 25.0% 33.3%
 1951/52  B Division 17 0 1 0.06 - - 35.3% 11.8% 52.9%
 1950/51  B Division 23 2 4 0.17 - - 60.9% 13.0% 26.1%
52 (0) 2 7 0.13

 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:
 Apr 18th, 1953 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 5 - 4
 Dec 6th, 1952 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 1
 Nov 22nd, 1952 League  (H)  vs. Greenock Morton 0 - 4
 Oct 25th, 1952 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton Academical 2 - 3
 Oct 18th, 1952 League  (A)  vs. Dumbarton 3 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Mar 24th, 1951 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 10 - 1

Dave was a university student, signed from Elmwood, who played for United for four seasons, signing on for each campaign as an amateur. During his time at Tannadice he was as often in the reserves as he was in the first team. He was recognised at amateur international level for Scotland playing against Northern Ireland in May 1951.

 Goals Scored
Mar 24th, 1951 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 10 - 1 (-) p
Mar 24th, 1951 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 10 - 1 (-) p

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