Willie Fordyce Player Profile


  • Position: Left Back
  • Signed: November 14th, 1941
  • First Manager: Jimmy Allan
  • Career Totals: 50 appearances


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1942-43 27 27 0 0 0 - - 27 0
1941-42 23 23 0 0 0 - - 23 0
Totals: 50 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 50 (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
Apr 10th, 1943 10/04/43 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 3
Apr 3rd, 1943 03/04/43 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 5
Mar 27th, 1943 27/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Raith Rovers (H) 3 - 4
Mar 13th, 1943 13/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 3
Mar 6th, 1943 06/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 10th, 1943 10/04/43 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 3
Apr 3rd, 1943 03/04/43 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 5
Mar 27th, 1943 27/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Raith Rovers (H) 3 - 4
Mar 13th, 1943 13/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 3
Mar 6th, 1943 06/03/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 0
Feb 27th, 1943 27/02/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 5
Feb 20th, 1943 20/02/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Hearts (H) 4 - 1
Feb 13th, 1943 13/02/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 3
Feb 6th, 1943 06/02/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Rangers (H) 2 - 1
Jan 30th, 1943 30/01/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 3
Jan 23rd, 1943 23/01/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 3
Jan 16th, 1943 16/01/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Hearts (A) 2 - 2
Jan 2nd, 1943 02/01/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. East Fife (H) 1 - 2
Jan 1st, 1943 01/01/43 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 0
Nov 28th, 1942 28/11/42 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 2
Nov 21st, 1942 21/11/42 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 0
Oct 24th, 1942 24/10/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 1
Oct 17th, 1942 17/10/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H) 0 - 1
Oct 10th, 1942 10/10/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (H) 3 - 2
Sep 26th, 1942 26/09/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Hearts (H) 3 - 1
Sep 19th, 1942 19/09/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Hibernian (H) 3 - 1
Sep 12th, 1942 12/09/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 0 - 4
Sep 5th, 1942 05/09/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 3
Aug 29th, 1942 29/08/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 1
Aug 22nd, 1942 22/08/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 3
Aug 15th, 1942 15/08/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (H) 3 - 2
Aug 8th, 1942 08/08/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 2
Jun 6th, 1942 06/06/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 6
May 30th, 1942 30/05/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Leith Athletic (H) 5 - 1
May 23rd, 1942 23/05/42 Final 2nd Leg vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 3
May 16th, 1942 16/05/42 Final 1st Leg vs. Aberdeen (H) 4 - 3
May 9th, 1942 09/05/42 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Rangers (A) 2 - 2
May 2nd, 1942 02/05/42 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Rangers (H) 2 - 1
Apr 25th, 1942 25/04/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. East Fife (H) 0 - 2
Apr 18th, 1942 18/04/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Rangers (H) 8 - 1
Apr 11th, 1942 11/04/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 1
Apr 4th, 1942 04/04/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. St Bernard's (H) 2 - 0
Mar 28th, 1942 28/03/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Raith Rovers (H) 5 - 1
Mar 21st, 1942 21/03/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Rangers (A) 2 - 4
Mar 14th, 1942 14/03/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. St Bernard's (A) 3 - 1
Jan 17th, 1942 17/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Leith Athletic (A) 2 - 2
Jan 10th, 1942 10/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 2 - 0
Jan 3rd, 1942 03/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 1
Jan 1st, 1942 01/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 5
Dec 20th, 1941 20/12/41 Final 2nd Leg vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 6
Dec 13th, 1941 13/12/41 Final 1st Leg vs. Aberdeen (H) 4 - 1
Dec 6th, 1941 06/12/41 Semi Final 2nd Leg vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 1
Nov 29th, 1941 29/11/41 Semi Final 1st Leg vs. East Fife (H) 3 - 2
Nov 22nd, 1941 22/11/41 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. St Bernard's (A) 3 - 3
Nov 15th, 1941 15/11/41 1st Round 1st Leg vs. St Bernard's (H) 7 - 1


Competition History


Comp
WAR 36 0 0 0
SUPP 8 0 0 0
6 0 0 0
Totals: 50 (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


Willie was an Arbroath player who joined United during WW2. After his debut he retained his place in the side for the rest of the 1941-42 season and in the next campaign he was again a regular in the line up until he left to join East Fife in July 1943.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by S Gracie.





Debut

November 15th, 1941
Dundee United 7 - 1 St Bernard's

Supplementary Cup (1st Round 1st Leg)


Timeline


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 7 - 1 St Bernard's
    Supplementary Cup (1st Round 1st Leg)

    Tradition told at Dundee. United always grand cup-fighters, forgot their manifold failings of recent weeks and handed out the biggest hammering given to a visiting team in Dundee for many moons. Saint


  • 50th Appearance

    Dundee United 4 - 3 Raith Rovers
    Mitchell Trophy (1st Round 2nd Leg)


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 4 - 3 Raith Rovers
    Mitchell Trophy (1st Round 2nd Leg)