John Rankin Player Profile

Player Details



Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2015-16 40 (1) 2 6 0 26.8% 19.5% 53.7%
2014-15 34 (1) 2 6 0 37.1% 17.1% 45.7%
2013-14 43 2 5 0 51.2% 20.9% 27.9%
2012-13 43 2 6 1 34.9% 32.6% 32.6%
2011-12 45 5 5 0 44.4% 26.7% 28.9%
Totals: 205 (2) 13


 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
 14/05/16 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A) 4 - 2
 10/05/16 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (H) 3 - 3
 06/05/16 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A) 3 - 2
 02/05/16 Premiership vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 2
 24/04/16 Premiership vs. Hamilton (H) 1 - 3

 Recent First Team Goals
 23/01/16 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H) 5 - 1
 19/12/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A) 2 - 2
 09/05/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 1
 16/08/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (A) 1 - 6
 15/02/14 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H) 3 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 23/01/16 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 1
 19/12/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  2 - 2
 09/05/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 1
 16/08/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 6
 15/02/14 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 2
 07/12/13 Premiership vs. Hearts (H)  4 - 1
 24/02/13 SPL vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 2
 20/10/12 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1
 21/04/12 SPL vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 0
 05/03/12 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H)  3 - 0
 21/02/12 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 0
 14/01/12 SPL vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 2
 07/01/12 4th Round vs. Airdrie Utd (A)  6 - 2

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 14/05/16 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A)  4 - 2
 10/05/16 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (H)  3 - 3
 06/05/16 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  3 - 2
 02/05/16 Premiership vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 2
 24/04/16 Premiership vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 3
 16/04/16 Semi Final vs. Hibernian (N)  0 - 0
 09/04/16 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H)  0 - 2
 05/04/16 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (A)  0 - 1
 02/04/16 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 0
 20/03/16 Premiership vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 11/03/16 Premiership vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 2
 05/03/16 Quarter Final vs. Ross County (A)  3 - 2
 02/03/16 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 1
 27/02/16 Premiership vs. Ross County (A)  3 - 0
 20/02/16 Premiership vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 1
 16/02/16 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H)  0 - 3
 13/02/16 Premiership vs. Hamilton (A)  0 - 0
 06/02/16 5th Round vs. Partick Thistle (H)  1 - 0
 23/01/16 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 1
 15/01/16 Premiership vs. Celtic (H)  1 - 4
 09/01/16 4th Round vs. Airdrie Utd (A)  1 - 0
 02/01/16 Premiership vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 2
 30/12/15 Premiership vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 3
 19/12/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  2 - 2
 12/12/15 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (H)  0 - 1
 05/12/15 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 1
 28/11/15 Premiership vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 2
 21/11/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 2
 07/11/15 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 2
 04/11/15 Quarter Final vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 3
 31/10/15 Premiership vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 0
 25/10/15 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 5
 18/10/15 Premiership vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 1
 03/10/15 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (A)  0 - 3
 26/09/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 2
 22/09/15 3rd Round vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 1
 19/09/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H)  1 - 1
 29/08/15 Premiership vs. Ross County (A)  1 - 2
 15/08/15 Premiership vs. Hamilton (A)  0 - 4
 11/08/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 02/08/15 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 1
 24/05/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (H)  3 - 0
 16/05/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  0 - 3
 09/05/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 1
 05/05/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  1 - 2
 02/05/15 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 0
 26/04/15 Premiership vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 3
 08/04/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 3
 04/04/15 Premiership vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 2
 21/03/15 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 3
 18/03/15 Quarter Final Replay vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 4
 15/03/15 Final vs. Celtic (N)  0 - 2
 08/03/15 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H)  1 - 1
 21/02/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H)  0 - 2
 14/02/15 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A)  2 - 3
 21/01/15 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 1
 04/01/15 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (A)  2 - 2
 01/01/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (H)  6 - 2
 27/12/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 2
 21/12/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 1
 13/12/14 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 2
 05/12/14 Premiership vs. Ross County (A)  3 - 2
 07/11/14 Premiership vs. Motherwell (A)  0 - 1
 29/10/14 Quarter Final vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 3
 25/10/14 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  0 - 1
 18/10/14 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (H)  1 - 0
 03/10/14 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 2
 27/09/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 24/09/14 3rd Round vs. Dundee (H)  1 - 0
 21/09/14 Premiership vs. Dundee (A)  4 - 1
 13/09/14 Premiership vs. Hamilton (H)  2 - 2
 30/08/14 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A)  3 - 0
 23/08/14 Premiership vs. Ross County (H)  2 - 1
 16/08/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 6
 13/08/14 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 0
 10/08/14 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A)  3 - 0
 17/05/14 Final vs. St Johnstone (N)  0 - 2
 11/05/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 3
 03/05/14 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  1 - 1
 26/04/14 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H)  5 - 1
 19/04/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 2
 12/04/14 Semi Final vs. Rangers (N)  3 - 1
 05/04/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 2
 29/03/14 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 1
 26/03/14 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H)  2 - 1
 21/03/14 Premiership vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 1
 15/03/14 Premiership vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 2
 12/03/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H)  0 - 1
 09/03/14 Quarter Final vs. Inverness CT (A)  5 - 0
 28/02/14 Premiership vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 1
 21/02/14 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H)  3 - 1
 15/02/14 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 2
 09/02/14 5th Round vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 1
 01/02/14 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (A)  1 - 1
 18/01/14 Premiership vs. Ross County (A)  0 - 3
 12/01/14 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A)  1 - 1
 05/01/14 Premiership vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 2
 01/01/14 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 2
 26/12/13 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 4
 21/12/13 Premiership vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 0
 14/12/13 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A)  4 - 1
 07/12/13 Premiership vs. Hearts (H)  4 - 1
 29/11/13 4th Round vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 2
 23/11/13 Premiership vs. Partick Thistle (H)  4 - 1
 09/11/13 Premiership vs. Motherwell (A)  4 - 0
 02/11/13 Premiership vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 1
 29/10/13 Quarter Final vs. Inverness CT (A)  1 - 2
 26/10/13 Premiership vs. St Mirren (H)  4 - 0
 19/10/13 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 1
 05/10/13 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 0
 28/09/13 Premiership vs. Hearts (A)  0 - 0
 25/09/13 3rd Round vs. Partick Thistle (H)  4 - 1
 22/09/13 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 2
 15/09/13 Premiership vs. Ross County (A)  4 - 2
 31/08/13 Premiership vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 1
 28/08/13 2nd Round vs. Dumbarton (A)  3 - 2
 24/08/13 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H)  4 - 0
 17/08/13 Premiership vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 1
 10/08/13 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H)  0 - 1
 19/05/13 SPL vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 4
 11/05/13 SPL vs. Inverness CT (A)  2 - 1
 26/04/13 SPL vs. Ross County (A)  0 - 1
 19/04/13 SPL vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 3
 14/04/13 Semi Final vs. Celtic (N)  3 - 4
 06/04/13 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 0
 09/03/13 SPL vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 0
 03/03/13 Quarter Final vs. Dundee (A)  2 - 1
 27/02/13 SPL vs. Inverness CT (A)  0 - 0
 24/02/13 SPL vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 2
 19/02/13 SPL vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 0
 16/02/13 SPL vs. Celtic (A)  2 - 6
 09/02/13 SPL vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 1
 02/02/13 5th Round vs. Rangers (H)  3 - 0
 26/01/13 SPL vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 1
 22/01/13 SPL vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 4
 19/01/13 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (A)  3 - 2
 02/01/13 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A)  2 - 2
 30/12/12 SPL vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 4
 26/12/12 SPL vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 1
 23/12/12 SPL vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 2
 15/12/12 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H)  4 - 4
 09/12/12 SPL vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 0
 01/12/12 4th Round vs. Stranraer (A)  5 - 0
 27/11/12 SPL vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 2
 24/11/12 SPL vs. Ross County (A)  2 - 1
 16/11/12 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 3
 11/11/12 SPL vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 2
 07/11/12 SPL vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 0
 04/11/12 SPL vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 2
 31/10/12 Quarter Final vs. Hearts (H)  1 - 1
 27/10/12 SPL vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0
 20/10/12 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1
 29/09/12 SPL vs. Inverness CT (A)  0 - 4
 25/09/12 3rd Round vs. QOS (A)  1 - 0
 22/09/12 SPL vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 3
 14/09/12 SPL vs. Ross County (H)  0 - 0
 01/09/12 SPL vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 0
 25/08/12 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 3
 19/08/12 SPL vs. Dundee (H)  3 - 0
 09/08/12 3rd Qual. Round 2nd Leg vs. Dynamo Moscow (A)  0 - 5
 05/08/12 SPL vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 02/08/12 3rd Qual. Round 1st Leg vs. Dynamo Moscow (H)  2 - 2
 13/05/12 SPL vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 0
 06/05/12 SPL vs. Celtic (H)  1 - 0
 02/05/12 SPL vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 5
 28/04/12 SPL vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 2
 21/04/12 SPL vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 0
 07/04/12 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 3
 31/03/12 SPL vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 0
 24/03/12 SPL vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 0
 17/03/12 SPL vs. Rangers (H)  2 - 1
 11/03/12 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 4
 05/03/12 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H)  3 - 0
 25/02/12 SPL vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 0
 21/02/12 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 0
 18/02/12 SPL vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 0
 11/02/12 SPL vs. St Johnstone (A)  5 - 1
 05/02/12 5th Round vs. Rangers (A)  2 - 0
 21/01/12 SPL vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 1
 14/01/12 SPL vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 2
 07/01/12 4th Round vs. Airdrie Utd (A)  6 - 2
 02/01/12 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 2
 28/12/11 SPL vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 2
 24/12/11 SPL vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 1
 17/12/11 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 1
 10/12/11 SPL vs. Inverness CT (A)  3 - 2
 04/12/11 SPL vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 1
 26/11/11 SPL vs. Motherwell (A)  0 - 0
 19/11/11 SPL vs. Hearts (H)  1 - 0
 05/11/11 SPL vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 3
 29/10/11 SPL vs. Dunfermline (A)  4 - 1
 25/10/11 4th Round vs. Falkirk (H)  2 - 2
 22/10/11 SPL vs. St Johnstone (H)  0 - 0
 15/10/11 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 3
 01/10/11 SPL vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 3
 24/09/11 SPL vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 3
 20/09/11 3rd Round vs. Airdrie Utd (A)  2 - 0
 17/09/11 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H)  3 - 1
 10/09/11 SPL vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 1
 27/08/11 SPL vs. St Johnstone (A)  3 - 3
 20/08/11 SPL vs. Dunfermline (H)  0 - 1
 13/08/11 SPL vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 5
 06/08/11 SPL vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 1
 31/07/11 SPL vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 0
 24/07/11 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 21/07/11 2nd Qual. Round 2nd Leg vs. Slask Wroclaw (H)  3 - 2
 14/07/11 2nd Qual. Round 1st Leg vs. Slask Wroclaw (A)  0 - 1


Biography

Well known as a former Manchester United youth, John actually had a spell with United as a fourteen year old before moving to Old Trafford. Following his spell down south, he signed for Ross County, where he played his first professional game and became a regular. He later moved across the Kessock Bridge to Inverness Caledonian Thistle and then Hibernian before arriving at Tannadice. Scoring goals at every club he played for, his form brought him International recognition in 2006, and he was called up to the Scotland B team for a friendly match against Turkey B at the Caledonian Stadium where John made an appearance from the subs bench in a 3-2 defeat.

He signed for United under freedom of contract in 2011. Under manager Peter Houston, John became an ever present player during his first season as a dependable and hard working midfielder. His form continued into the 2012-13 season and under new manager Jackie McNamara he retained his place in the side.

The arrival of Paul Paton for the 2013-14 saw John form a formidable midfield partnership with the former Patrick Thistle man, and together they represented United in the Scottish Cup Final in May, earning a runners-up medal. At the end of the season he was named as the Club's Player of the Season.

Debut

July 14th, 2011
Slask Wroclaw 1 - 0 Dundee United

Europa League (2nd Qual. Round 1st Leg)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    John was born on this date in Bellshill.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Well known as a former Manchester United youth, John actually had a spell with United as a fourteen year old before moving to Old Trafford. Following his spell down south, he signed for Ross County, where he played his first professional game and became a regular. He later moved across the Kessock Bridge to Inverness Caledonian Thistle and then Hibernian before arriving at Tannadice. Scoring goals at every club he played for, his form brought him International recognition in 2006, and he was called up to the Scotland B team for a friendly match against Turkey B at the Caledonian Stadium where John made an appearance from the subs bench in a 3-2 defeat.

  • United played good, tidy football in this tough away leg and will feel a little disappointed to be going to Tannadice a goal down.

  • United matched their hosts by lining up in 4-4-2 formation, with Johnny Russell partnering Jon Daly up front. The starting eleven showed two changes from the side that faced Aberdeen with Willo Flood replacing Robbie Neilson at right back, and Garry Kenneth coming in to partner Sean Dillon at centre half in place of Gavin Gunning.

  • A healthy crowd of almost eight thousand saw United’s best performance of the season as they scored four first half goals, without reply, to blow Kilmarnock away.

  • Last Appearance - Kilmarnock 2 - 4 Dundee United

    United kicked off at Rugby Park with recently appointed manager Ray McKinnon sitting in the stands, and caretaker boss Gordon Young taking charge for one last time for the final League game of a very difficult season. The stand-in coach made four changes from the midweek draw with Partick Thistle, with Luis Zwick, Mark Durnan, Coll Donaldson and Justin Johnson coming in for Kawashima, Harry Souttar, Sean Dillon and Billy Mckay.