Benny Rooney Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Bernard Rooney
  • Born: May 3rd, 1943 (Glasgow)
  • Height: 5' 9
  • Position: Defender
  • Signed: June 6th, 1963
  • First Manager: Jerry Kerr
  • Career Totals: 38 appearances, 8 goals
  • Also Played For: Celtic, Partick Thistle, St Johnstone


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1965-66 14 3 0 0 57.1% 7.1% 35.7%
1964-65 5 0 0 0 0.0% 40.0% 60.0%
1963-64 19 5 0 0 31.6% 31.6% 36.8%
Totals: 38 (0) 8


 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

 Recent First Team Starts
 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3
 26/02/66 Division One vs. Morton (A) 0 - 2
 23/02/66 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 5
 16/02/66 1st Round Replay vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 1
 12/02/66 Division One vs. Hamilton (A) 4 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3
 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H) 7 - 0
 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Thistle (H) 5 - 2
 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3
 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  2 - 3
 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  7 - 0
 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Thistle (H)  5 - 2
 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 3
 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 2
 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 2
 28/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 4
 21/08/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  2 - 3
 26/02/66 Division One vs. Morton (A)  0 - 2
 23/02/66 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 5
 16/02/66 1st Round Replay vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 1
 12/02/66 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  4 - 0
 06/11/65 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 2
 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  7 - 0
 09/10/65 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A)  4 - 2
 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Thistle (H)  5 - 2
 25/09/65 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 1
 18/09/65 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H)  5 - 1
 11/09/65 Division One vs. Dundee (A)  5 - 0
 01/09/65 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H)  1 - 3
 28/08/65 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 3
 24/10/64 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  3 - 3
 03/10/64 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2
 30/09/64 Semi Final vs. Rangers (N)  1 - 2
 19/09/64 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 1
 05/09/64 Division One vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 2
 20/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 5
 16/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 0
 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 3
 06/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 0
 01/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H)  0 - 0
 24/04/64 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 1
 18/04/64 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 0
 18/01/64 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 2
 28/09/63 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 4
 21/09/63 Division One vs. East Stirling (H)  2 - 0
 14/09/63 Division One vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 1
 07/09/63 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 1
 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 2
 28/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 4
 24/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 2
 21/08/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2
 17/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (A)  3 - 2
 14/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 3
 10/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1


Biography

Benny was on a free transfer from Celtic. he was a regular in the side in the early stages 1962-63 but was relegated to the reserves in October 1963 with only occasional first team outings, and in January 1966, he left United to join St Johnstone for a fee of around £3,500.

Debut

August 10th, 1963
Aberdeen 1 - 1 Dundee United

League Cup (Sectional Tie)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Benny was born on this date in Glasgow.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Benny was on a free transfer from Celtic. he was a regular in the side in the early stages 1962-63 but was relegated to the reserves in October 1963 with only occasional first team outings, and in January 1966, he left United to join St Johnstone for a fee of around £3,500.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 2 - 3 Falkirk