Dave Stratton Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: David Good Stratton
  • Born: July 26th, 1927 (Dundee)
  • Died: April 25th, 2015 (Dundee)
  • Position: Full Back
  • Signed: September 1st, 1949
  • First Manager: Willie MacFadyen
  • Career Totals: 52 appearances, 2 goals


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1952-53 12 0 0 0 41.7% 25.0% 33.3%
1951-52 17 0 0 0 35.3% 11.8% 52.9%
1950-51 23 2 0 0 60.9% 13.0% 26.1%
Totals: 52 (0) 2


 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
 18/04/53 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (H) 5 - 4
 06/12/52 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 1
 22/11/52 B Division vs. Morton (H) 0 - 4
 25/10/52 B Division vs. Hamilton (H) 2 - 3
 18/10/52 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 3 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 24/03/51 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 10 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 24/03/51 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  10 - 1
 24/03/51 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  10 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 18/04/53 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 4
 06/12/52 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  1 - 1
 22/11/52 B Division vs. Morton (H)  0 - 4
 25/10/52 B Division vs. Hamilton (H)  2 - 3
 18/10/52 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  3 - 1
 11/10/52 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  2 - 3
 04/10/52 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  4 - 0
 27/09/52 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  0 - 0
 20/09/52 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 1
 13/09/52 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  4 - 2
 30/08/52 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 16/08/52 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 4
 14/04/52 B Division vs. Falkirk (H)  2 - 3
 29/03/52 vs. Dumbarton (A)  0 - 1
 05/01/52 B Division vs. Hamilton (A)  1 - 1
 01/01/52 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 4
 29/12/51 B Division vs. Queen's Park (H)  5 - 0
 22/12/51 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  3 - 2
 15/12/51 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  4 - 1
 08/12/51 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A)  0 - 3
 01/12/51 B Division vs. Arbroath (A)  3 - 1
 24/11/51 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 1
 03/11/51 B Division vs. Falkirk (A)  0 - 6
 27/10/51 B Division vs. Clyde (H)  3 - 5
 20/10/51 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 2
 18/08/51 Sectional Tie vs. Falkirk (A)  0 - 3
 15/08/51 Sectional Tie vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 1
 28/07/51 2nd Round vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 2
 25/07/51 1st Round vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  3 - 1
 28/04/51 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 2
 31/03/51 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 1
 24/03/51 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  10 - 1
 03/03/51 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 1
 24/02/51 B Division vs. QOS (A)  3 - 3
 17/02/51 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  2 - 1
 03/02/51 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  1 - 5
 31/01/51 1st Round Replay vs. Dundee (H)  0 - 1
 27/01/51 1st Round vs. Dundee (A)  2 - 2
 20/01/51 B Division vs. Arbroath (A)  3 - 1
 06/01/51 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  6 - 0
 02/01/51 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 2
 01/01/51 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 30/12/50 B Division vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 1
 23/12/50 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  3 - 2
 16/12/50 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  2 - 1
 09/12/50 B Division vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 2
 02/12/50 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  3 - 1
 25/11/50 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A)  4 - 0
 18/11/50 B Division vs. QOS (H)  5 - 0
 11/11/50 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 1
 28/10/50 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  0 - 6
 02/10/50 B Division vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 3


Biography

Dave was a university student, signed from Elmwood, who played for United for four seasons, signing on for each campaign as an amateur. During his time at Tannadice he was as often in the reserves as he was in the first team. He was recognised at amateur international level for Scotland playing against Northern Ireland in May 1951.

Debut

October 2nd, 1950
Hamilton Academical 3 - 1 Dundee United

League (B Division)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Dave was born on this date in Dundee.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Dave was a university student, signed from Elmwood, who played for United for four seasons, signing on for each campaign as an amateur. During his time at Tannadice he was as often in the reserves as he was in the first team. He was recognised at amateur international level for Scotland playing against Northern Ireland in May 1951.

  • United's hopes of promotion took a turn for the worse at Tannadice on this Monday afternoon as the fast approach and man to man play paid dividends for the visitors, Hamilton Academical. Debuting for United was the amateur student Dave Stratton, a left footer who slotted in next to Doug Berrie.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 5 - 4 Kilmarnock