John Boland Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: John Dorward Boland
  • Born: August 3rd, 1909 (Kirriemuir)
  • Position: Forward
  • Signed: August 10th, 1937
  • First Manager: George Greig
  • Career Totals: 26 appearances, 7 goals
  • Also Played For: Brechin City, Forfar Athletic


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1937-38 26 7 0 0 23.1% 19.2% 57.7%
Totals: 26 (0) 7


 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

 Recent First Team Starts
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
 29/04/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 7
 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4
 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1
 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 2
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  5 - 5
 29/04/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 7
 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  0 - 5
 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  0 - 4
 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 4
 05/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  0 - 3
 26/02/38 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  4 - 2
 19/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 3
 05/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  1 - 3
 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 4
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 0
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 13/11/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 3
 30/10/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  0 - 2
 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 1
 16/10/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  0 - 3
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 02/10/37 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  4 - 4
 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 7


Biography

John had been with Forfar Athletic and Brechin City before signing for United at the beginning of season 1937-38. He was comfortable in most forward roles, most of which he played in over the season but at the end of the campaign, he was released.

Debut

August 14th, 1937
St Bernard's 7 - 1 Dundee United

League (Division Two)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    John was born on this date in Kirriemuir.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    John had been with Forfar Athletic and Brechin City before signing for United at the beginning of season 1937-38. He was comfortable in most forward roles, most of which he played in over the season but at the end of the campaign, he was released.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 5 - 5 Airdrie