David Laing Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: David Buick Peter Laing
  • Born: November 14th, 1913 (Dundee)
  • Died: April 24th, 1981 (Dundee)
  • Position: Outside Left
  • Signed: December 23rd, 1932
  • First Manager: Willie Reid
  • Career Totals: 40 appearances, 15 goals
  • Also Played For: Forfar Athletic, Liverpool, Watford


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1933-34 26 6 0 0 30.8% 3.8% 65.4%
1932-33 14 9 0 0 57.1% 0.0% 42.9%
Totals: 40 (0) 15


 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
 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3
 21/04/34 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 5 - 2
 07/04/34 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
 31/03/34 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 1 - 4
 24/03/34 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3
 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 8 - 1
 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 1
 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 0
 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 2 - 5

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 3
 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 3
 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  8 - 1
 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 1
 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 0
 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  2 - 5
 22/04/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  2 - 1
 08/04/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  4 - 3
 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  7 - 3
 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  7 - 3
 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  7 - 3
 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 07/01/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 1
 10/12/32 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 3
 21/04/34 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  5 - 2
 07/04/34 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 1
 31/03/34 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  1 - 4
 24/03/34 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 1
 17/03/34 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  0 - 2
 10/03/34 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  5 - 2
 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  8 - 1
 01/01/34 Division Two vs. Morton (A)  3 - 4
 23/12/33 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  1 - 5
 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 1
 02/12/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 0
 11/11/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  1 - 2
 04/11/33 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  3 - 4
 28/10/33 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 21/10/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  2 - 4
 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  2 - 5
 07/10/33 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 4
 30/09/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 0
 16/09/33 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  0 - 3
 09/09/33 Division Two vs. Morton (H)  0 - 2
 02/09/33 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 4
 26/08/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  0 - 3
 19/08/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  2 - 1
 12/08/33 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 3
 22/04/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  2 - 1
 08/04/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  4 - 3
 25/03/33 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 0
 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  7 - 3
 11/03/33 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  1 - 5
 04/03/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  0 - 3
 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 07/01/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 1
 02/01/33 Division Two vs. QOS (H)  1 - 2
 31/12/32 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 3
 24/12/32 Division Two vs. Hibernian (H)  0 - 2
 17/12/32 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 10/12/32 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 1
 03/12/32 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 0


Biography

David was with local junior side East Craigie. He made his debut for United as a trialist and then signed, becoming regular in the side. He re-signed for the following season and was again a regular but he was released in April 1934. A knee injury later ended his career and during WW2, he worked at Westland Aircraft Factory in Somerset.

Debut

December 3rd, 1932
Albion Rovers 0 - 2 Dundee United

League (Division Two)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    David was born on this date in Dundee.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    David was with local junior side East Craigie. He made his debut for United as a trialist and then signed, becoming regular in the side. He re-signed for the following season and was again a regular but he was released in April 1934. A knee injury later ended his career and during WW2, he worked at Westland Aircraft Factory in Somerset.