John Boland Player Profile


  • Full Name: John Dorward Boland
  • Born: August 3rd, 1909 (Kirriemuir)
  • Position: Forward
  • Signed: August 10th, 1937
  • First Manager: George Greig
  • Career Totals: 26 appearances, 7 goals
  • Also Played For: Brechin City, Forfar Athletic


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1937-38 26 26 7 0 0 26 7 - -
Totals: 26 (0) 7 26 (0) 7 0 (0) 0

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
G2G = Goals to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 30th, 1938 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
Apr 29th, 1938 29/04/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 7
Mar 26th, 1938 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
Mar 19th, 1938 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4
Mar 12th, 1938 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
Dec 25th, 1937 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4
Dec 4th, 1937 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1
Sep 25th, 1937 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 2
Sep 11th, 1937 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2
Aug 28th, 1937 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Dec 25th, 1937 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4 (-)
Dec 4th, 1937 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1 (-)
Dec 4th, 1937 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1 (-)
Sep 25th, 1937 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 11th, 1937 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2 (-)
Sep 11th, 1937 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2 (-)
Aug 28th, 1937 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 30th, 1938 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
Apr 29th, 1938 29/04/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 7
Mar 26th, 1938 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
Mar 19th, 1938 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4
Mar 12th, 1938 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 4
Mar 5th, 1938 05/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 0 - 3
Feb 26th, 1938 26/02/38 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 4 - 2
Feb 19th, 1938 19/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 2 - 3
Feb 5th, 1938 05/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 1 - 3
Jan 15th, 1938 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 3 - 4
Jan 1st, 1938 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A) 2 - 0
Dec 25th, 1937 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4
Dec 4th, 1937 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1
Nov 13th, 1937 13/11/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3
Oct 30th, 1937 30/10/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (H) 0 - 2
Oct 23rd, 1937 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
Oct 16th, 1937 16/10/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A) 0 - 3
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2
Oct 2nd, 1937 02/10/37 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 4 - 4
Sep 25th, 1937 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 2
Sep 18th, 1937 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 4
Sep 11th, 1937 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2
Sep 4th, 1937 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A) 1 - 5
Aug 28th, 1937 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1
Aug 21st, 1937 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A) 2 - 4
Aug 14th, 1937 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H) 1 - 7


Competition History


Comp
LGE 26 7 0 0
Totals: 26 (0) 7

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


Biography


John had been with Forfar Athletic and Brechin City before signing for United at the beginning of season 1937-38. He was comfortable in most forward roles, most of which he played in over the season but at the end of the campaign, he was released.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by J Myles.





Debut

August 14th, 1937
Dundee United 1 - 7 St Bernard's

League (Division Two)


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