Jimmy Littlejohn Player Profile




Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1939-40 31 31 0 0 0 - - 31 0
Totals: 31 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 31 (0) 0

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
May 18th, 1940 18/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
May 11th, 1940 11/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 3
May 8th, 1940 08/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 5
May 4th, 1940 04/05/40 Final vs. Rangers (N) 0 - 1
Apr 20th, 1940 20/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Arbroath (A) 2 - 5

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
May 18th, 1940 18/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
May 11th, 1940 11/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 3
May 8th, 1940 08/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 5
May 4th, 1940 04/05/40 Final vs. Rangers (N) 0 - 1
Apr 20th, 1940 20/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Arbroath (A) 2 - 5
Apr 17th, 1940 17/04/40 Semi Final Replay vs. Airdrie (N) 3 - 1
Apr 13th, 1940 13/04/40 Semi Final vs. Airdrie (N) 0 - 0
Apr 6th, 1940 06/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 2
Apr 3rd, 1940 03/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 10 - 2
Mar 30th, 1940 30/03/40 Eastern Regional vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 5 - 0
Mar 23rd, 1940 23/03/40 Quarter Final vs. Kilmarnock (H) 3 - 0
Mar 16th, 1940 16/03/40 Eastern Regional vs. St Bernard's (H) 1 - 0
Mar 9th, 1940 09/03/40 2nd Round vs. Third Lanark (H) 7 - 1
Mar 2nd, 1940 02/03/40 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Partick Th (H) 1 - 1
Feb 24th, 1940 24/02/40 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Partick Th (A) 4 - 2
Feb 17th, 1940 17/02/40 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (H) 3 - 2
Feb 10th, 1940 10/02/40 Eastern Regional vs. St Johnstone (A) 3 - 1
Jan 13th, 1940 13/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 4
Jan 6th, 1940 06/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Arbroath (H) 4 - 2
Jan 2nd, 1940 02/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (A) 6 - 3
Jan 1st, 1940 01/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 1
Dec 30th, 1939 30/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 1 - 2
Dec 23rd, 1939 23/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (H) 1 - 1
Dec 16th, 1939 16/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. St Bernard's (A) 2 - 4
Dec 9th, 1939 09/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 6
Dec 2nd, 1939 02/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 2
Nov 25th, 1939 25/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Aberdeen (H) 3 - 5
Nov 18th, 1939 18/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (A) 2 - 9
Nov 11th, 1939 11/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. St Johnstone (H) 2 - 2
Nov 4th, 1939 04/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 2 - 4
Oct 28th, 1939 28/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. King's Park (H) 1 - 0


Competition History


Comp
WAR 24 0 0 0
EWC 7 0 0 0
Totals: 31 (0) 0

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals


Biography


Jimmy Littlejohn had been with Cowdenbeath until the outbreak of WW2. United received permission to play him and he went on to complete the season, missing just a few games and played in the final of the Emergency War Cup in 1940. In July 1942 he was elected to the Board of Directors.

He was joint team Manager with Jimmy Allan for a short period in WW2 and took sole charge of team matters until Charlie McGillivray was appointed in November 1944. Apart from a three year spell missed due to ill health Jimmy remained on the Board until his death in 1989.

Last updated on Monday, April 8th, 2024 by N Harkiss.





Debut

October 28th, 1939
Dundee United 1 - 0 King's Park

Wartime (Eastern Regional)


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