John Ross - Player Profile


Position:Right Winger
Signed:June 3rd, 1939
First Manager:Sam Irving
Career Stats: 48 appearances, 14 goals
Debut: August 9th, 1941 - Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife (Wartime - North Eastern - 1st Series)
First Goal: August 23rd, 1941 - Dundee United 5 - 0 Aberdeen (Wartime - North Eastern - 1st Series)

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1946/47  B Division 9 4 0.44 - - 55.6% 0.0% 44.4%
 1945/46  B Division 16 3 0.19 - - 50.0% 12.5% 37.5%
 1942/43  North Eastern 1 0 - - - 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
 1941/42  North Eastern 22 7 0.32 - - 31.8% 36.4% 31.8%
 1939/40  Eastern Regional 0 0 - - - - - -
48 (0) 14 0.29

 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:
 Jan 4th, 1947 League  (A)  vs. Dumbarton 2 - 0
 Jan 1st, 1947 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 0 - 2
 Dec 28th, 1946 League  (H)  vs. Ayr United 5 - 1
 Dec 21st, 1946 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 3 - 4
 Dec 14th, 1946 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 3 - 2
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Dec 14th, 1946 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 3 - 2
 Sep 4th, 1946 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. East Fife 2 - 4
 Aug 28th, 1946 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 4 - 1
 Sep 29th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 4 - 2
 Jan 1st, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 3 - 5

John was with Gateshead and Gillingham before he signed for United. He left on a free transfer in November 1939 but returned two years later, playing often during 1941 and 1942 whilst serving in the armed forces. In season 1945-46 he signed for United again and after two years, he was released in April 1947.

 Goals Scored
Aug 23rd, 1941 Wartime  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 5 - 0 (66')
Aug 23rd, 1941 Wartime  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 5 - 0 (1')
Oct 4th, 1941 Wartime  (A)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 2 (3')
Nov 8th, 1941 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 3 - 9 (41')
Nov 22nd, 1941 Supplementary Cup  (A)  vs. St Bernard's 3 - 3 (28')
Nov 29th, 1941 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. East Fife 3 - 2 (85')
Jan 1st, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 5 (-)
Sep 29th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 4 - 2 (60')
Sep 29th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 4 - 2 (4')
Sep 29th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 4 - 2 (68')
Aug 28th, 1946 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 1 (27')
Aug 28th, 1946 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 1 (15')
Sep 4th, 1946 Supplementary Cup  (H)  vs. East Fife 2 - 4 (40')
Dec 14th, 1946 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 3 - 2 (55')

 Hat-Tricks
Sep 29th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Airdrie 4 - 2 (3 goals)