Eric Sibley Player Profile


  • Full Name: Eric Seymour Sibley
  • Born: November 17th, 1915 (Christchurch, Hampshire, England)
  • Position: Right Back
  • Signed: July 17th, 1941
  • First Manager: Jimmy Allan
  • Career Totals: 36 appearances
  • Also Played For: Blackpool, Bournemouth, Chester City, Grimsby Town


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1942-43 14 14 0 0 0 - - 14 0
1941-42 22 22 0 0 0 - - 22 0
Totals: 36 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 36 (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
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

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
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
Nov 7th, 1942 07/11/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (A) 3 - 5
Oct 31st, 1942 31/10/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Hibernian (A) 4 - 6
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
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 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
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
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
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
Oct 25th, 1941 25/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (A) 2 - 7
Oct 18th, 1941 18/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 5
Oct 4th, 1941 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 2
Sep 27th, 1941 27/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (A) 2 - 2
Sep 20th, 1941 20/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 1
Sep 6th, 1941 06/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (H) 1 - 4
Aug 30th, 1941 30/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 5
Aug 23rd, 1941 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H) 5 - 0
Aug 16th, 1941 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A) 4 - 1
Aug 9th, 1941 09/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H) 1 - 1


Competition History


Comp
WAR 28 0 0 0
SUPP 5 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
Totals: 36 (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


Eric had been with Spurs and Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic and joined United from Blackpool during WW2 whilst stationed near Dundee with the RAF. He played frequently for two seasons but left the area in January 1943.

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





Debut

August 9th, 1941
Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife

Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Eric was born on this date in Christchurch, Hampshire, England.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife
    Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)

    The 4000 crowd at Tannadice showed Dundee is still eager for senior football.First half hour suggested the Fifers were going to run away with the game. There always seemed to be two wasp jerseys t


  • Last Appearance

    Hearts 2 - 2 Dundee United
    Wartime (North Eastern - 2nd Series)