John McBain Player Profile

Player Details

  • Position: Wing Half
  • Signed: January 4th, 1955
  • First Manager: Reggie Smith
  • Career Totals: 52 appearances, 1 goals


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1955-56 40 1 0 0 32.5% 35.0% 32.5%
1954-55 12 0 0 0 33.3% 25.0% 41.7%
Totals: 52 (0) 1


 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
 25/04/56 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H) 1 - 1
 21/04/56 B Division vs. Berwick (H) 8 - 1
 18/04/56 B Division vs. Morton (A) 2 - 3
 31/03/56 B Division vs. Stranraer (H) 2 - 2
 24/03/56 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 0 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 05/11/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 4

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 05/11/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  4 - 4

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 25/04/56 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  1 - 1
 21/04/56 B Division vs. Berwick (H)  8 - 1
 18/04/56 B Division vs. Morton (A)  2 - 3
 31/03/56 B Division vs. Stranraer (H)  2 - 2
 24/03/56 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 17/03/56 B Division vs. Montrose (H)  6 - 3
 10/03/56 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  2 - 3
 03/03/56 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  1 - 0
 25/02/56 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  0 - 1
 11/02/56 B Division vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 3
 08/02/56 5th Round Replay vs. Dundee (A)  0 - 3
 04/02/56 5th Round vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 28/01/56 B Division vs. Third Lanark (A)  1 - 0
 21/01/56 B Division vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 1
 14/01/56 B Division vs. Queen's Park (A)  0 - 0
 07/01/56 B Division vs. East Stirling (H)  4 - 0
 02/01/56 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 2
 31/12/55 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  0 - 2
 26/12/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 1
 17/12/55 B Division vs. Berwick (A)  2 - 3
 10/12/55 B Division vs. Morton (H)  4 - 2
 03/12/55 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 1
 26/11/55 B Division vs. Stranraer (A)  0 - 2
 19/11/55 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  3 - 3
 12/11/55 B Division vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 2
 05/11/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  4 - 4
 29/10/55 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 4
 22/10/55 4th Round vs. Dumbarton (H)  4 - 1
 15/10/55 B Division vs. Hamilton (A)  0 - 3
 08/10/55 B Division vs. Third Lanark (H)  1 - 0
 01/10/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (A)  4 - 2
 28/09/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 24/09/55 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 1
 21/09/55 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  6 - 2
 17/09/55 B Division vs. East Stirling (A)  5 - 5
 03/09/55 Sectional Tie vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  3 - 2
 31/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Motherwell (H)  0 - 3
 27/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Albion Rovers (A)  3 - 3
 24/08/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (A)  2 - 2
 13/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 3
 02/05/55 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A)  2 - 3
 23/04/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  1 - 3
 09/04/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  4 - 1
 02/04/55 B Division vs. Morton (H)  5 - 0
 19/03/55 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  0 - 0
 12/03/55 B Division vs. Queen's Park (A)  1 - 1
 05/03/55 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 4
 12/02/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  0 - 0
 05/02/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (A)  3 - 2
 29/01/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (A)  1 - 3
 22/01/55 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  3 - 0
 08/01/55 B Division vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 4


Biography

John was a former Elmwood player. He signed for United from Arbroath on a free transfer and for the next eighteen months, he was a regular in the line up. In April 1956, he went to India to work but United retained his registration and when he returned in February 1957, he reported back to Tannadice. Unfortunately, injury forced him to retire two months later.

Debut

January 8th, 1955
Airdrieonians 4 - 3 Dundee United

League (B Division)


Timeline

  • Signed For Dundee United

    John was a former Elmwood player. He signed for United from Arbroath on a free transfer and for the next eighteen months, he was a regular in the line up. In April 1956, he went to India to work but United retained his registration and when he returned in February 1957, he reported back to Tannadice. Unfortunately, injury forced him to retire two months later.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 1 - 1 Dumbarton