David Laing - Player Profile


Full Name:David Buick Peter Laing
Born:November 14th, 1913 (Dundee)
Died:April 24th, 1981 (Dundee)
Position:Outside Left
Signed:December 23rd, 1932
First Manager:Willie Reid
Career Stats: 40 appearances, 15 goals
Debut: December 3rd, 1932 - Dundee United 2 - 0 Albion Rovers (League - Division Two)
First Goal: December 10th, 1932 - Dundee United 3 - 1 Brechin City (League - Division Two)
Also Played For:Forfar Athletic, Liverpool, Watford

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1933-34  Division Two 26 6 0.23 - - 30.8% 3.8% 65.4%
 1932-33  Division Two 14 9 0.64 - - 57.1% 0.0% 42.9%
40 (0) 15 0.38

 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:
 Apr 28th, 1934 League  (H)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 3
 Apr 21st, 1934 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 5 - 2
 Apr 7th, 1934 League  (A)  vs. East Stirlingshire 1 - 1
 Mar 31st, 1934 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 1 - 4
 Mar 24th, 1934 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 0 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Apr 28th, 1934 League  (H)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 3
 Mar 3rd, 1934 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 8 - 1
 Dec 9th, 1933 League  (A)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1
 Nov 25th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 2 - 0
 Oct 14th, 1933 League  (A)  vs. King's Park 2 - 5

David was with local junior side East Craigie. He made his debut for United as a trialist and then signed, becoming regular in the side. He re-signed for the following season and was again a regular but he was released in April 1934. A knee injury later ended his career and during WW2, he worked at Westland Aircraft Factory in Somerset.

 Goals Scored
Dec 10th, 1932 League  (H)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 1 (-)
Jan 7th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 1 (-)
Feb 25th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 4 - 1 (-)
Feb 25th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 4 - 1 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 7 - 3 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 7 - 3 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 7 - 3 (-)
Apr 8th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Leith Athletic 4 - 3 (-)
Apr 22nd, 1933 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 2 - 1 (-)
Oct 14th, 1933 League  (A)  vs. King's Park 2 - 5 (-)
Nov 25th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 2 - 0 (-)
Dec 9th, 1933 League  (A)  vs. Leith Athletic 5 - 1 (-)
Mar 3rd, 1934 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 8 - 1 (-)
Apr 28th, 1934 League  (H)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 3 (-) p
Apr 28th, 1934 League  (H)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 3 (-) p

 Hat-Tricks
Mar 18th, 1933 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 7 - 3 (3 goals)