Cornelius Holland Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Cornelius Holland
  • Born: February 20th, 1919 (Hereford, England)
  • Died: March 0th, 1981 (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales)
  • Position: Inside Right
  • Signed: May 23rd, 1941
  • First Manager: Jimmy Allan
  • Career Totals: 7 appearances, 5 goals
  • Also Played For: Folkestone, Grimsby Town, Hereford United, Merthyr Tydfil


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1941-42 7 5 0 0 42.9% 28.6% 28.6%
Totals: 7 (0) 5


 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
 11/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (H) 2 - 2
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 2
 13/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 2
 30/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 5
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 5 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 2
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 5 - 0
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A) 4 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 2
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A)  4 - 1
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A)  4 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 11/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (H)  2 - 2
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 2
 13/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 2
 30/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (A)  3 - 5
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A)  4 - 1
 09/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 1


Biography

Cornelius had been with Folkestone and Grimsby Town before the outbreak of WW2. He joined United for season 1941-42 but he was not in the area long and left the Club when his army unit moved back to England. He was released in February 1942.

Debut

August 9th, 1941
East Fife 1 - 1 Dundee United

Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Cornelius was born on this date in Hereford, England.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Cornelius had been with Folkestone and Grimsby Town before the outbreak of WW2. He joined United for season 1941-42 but he was not in the area long and left the Club when his army unit moved back to England. He was released in February 1942.

  • The 4000 crowd at Tannadice showed Dundee is still eager for senior football.

  • This was not a great advertisement for the North Eastern League, too amny dull moments, not sufficient concentrated endeavour, and practically no personality except for the Junior who lead Uniteds attack.

  • Scan provided via the British Newspaper Archive.