Benny Rooney Player Profile


  • Full Name: Bernard Rooney
  • Born: May 3rd, 1943 (Glasgow)
  • Height: 5' 9
  • Position: Defender
  • Signed: June 6th, 1963
  • First Manager: Jerry Kerr
  • Career Totals: 38 appearances, 8 goals
  • Also Played For: Celtic, Partick Thistle, St Johnstone


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1965-66 14 14 3 0 0 10 3 4 0
1964-65 5 5 0 0 0 4 0 1 0
1963-64 19 19 5 0 0 8 1 11 4
Totals: 38 (0) 8 22 (0) 4 16 (0) 4

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
Mar 12th, 1966 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3
Feb 26th, 1966 26/02/66 Division One vs. Morton (A) 0 - 2
Feb 23rd, 1966 23/02/66 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 5
Feb 16th, 1966 16/02/66 1st Round Replay vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 1
Feb 12th, 1966 12/02/66 Division One vs. Hamilton (A) 4 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
Mar 12th, 1966 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3
Oct 16th, 1965 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H) 7 - 0
Oct 2nd, 1965 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Th (H) 5 - 2
May 13th, 1964 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3
Aug 31st, 1963 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Mar 12th, 1966 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3 (-)
Oct 16th, 1965 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H) 7 - 0 (59')
Oct 2nd, 1965 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Th (H) 5 - 2 (42')
May 13th, 1964 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3 (-)
Aug 31st, 1963 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2 (33')
Aug 31st, 1963 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2 (32')
Aug 28th, 1963 28/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 21st, 1963 21/08/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Mar 12th, 1966 12/03/66 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 3
Feb 26th, 1966 26/02/66 Division One vs. Morton (A) 0 - 2
Feb 23rd, 1966 23/02/66 2nd Round vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 5
Feb 16th, 1966 16/02/66 1st Round Replay vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 1
Feb 12th, 1966 12/02/66 Division One vs. Hamilton (A) 4 - 0
Nov 6th, 1965 06/11/65 Division One vs. Hearts (H) 2 - 2
Oct 16th, 1965 16/10/65 Division One vs. Hamilton (H) 7 - 0
Oct 9th, 1965 09/10/65 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 4 - 2
Oct 2nd, 1965 02/10/65 Division One vs. Partick Th (H) 5 - 2
Sep 25th, 1965 25/09/65 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 2 - 1
Sep 18th, 1965 18/09/65 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H) 5 - 1
Sep 11th, 1965 11/09/65 Division One vs. Dundee (A) 5 - 0
Sep 1st, 1965 01/09/65 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 3
Aug 28th, 1965 28/08/65 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 3
Oct 24th, 1964 24/10/64 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 3 - 3
Oct 3rd, 1964 03/10/64 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2
Sep 30th, 1964 30/09/64 Semi Final vs. Rangers (N) 1 - 2
Sep 19th, 1964 19/09/64 Division One vs. Celtic (A) 1 - 1
Sep 5th, 1964 05/09/64 Division One vs. St Johnstone (A) 0 - 2
May 20th, 1964 20/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 5
May 16th, 1964 16/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 0
May 13th, 1964 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3
May 6th, 1964 06/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 0
May 1st, 1964 01/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H) 0 - 0
Apr 24th, 1964 24/04/64 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 1
Apr 18th, 1964 18/04/64 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 0
Jan 18th, 1964 18/01/64 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 2
Sep 28th, 1963 28/09/63 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 2 - 4
Sep 21st, 1963 21/09/63 Division One vs. East Stirling (H) 2 - 0
Sep 14th, 1963 14/09/63 Division One vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 1
Sep 7th, 1963 07/09/63 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H) 3 - 1
Aug 31st, 1963 31/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2
Aug 28th, 1963 28/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 4
Aug 24th, 1963 24/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 2
Aug 21st, 1963 21/08/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2
Aug 17th, 1963 17/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. St Mirren (A) 3 - 2
Aug 14th, 1963 14/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 3
Aug 10th, 1963 10/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 1


Competition History


Comp
LGE 22 4 0 0
SC 2 0 0 0
LC 9 3 0 0
SUM 5 1 0 0
Totals: 38 (0) 8

 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


Benny was on a free transfer from Celtic. he was a regular in the side in the early stages 1962-63 but was relegated to the reserves in October 1963 with only occasional first team outings, and in January 1966, he left United to join St Johnstone for a fee of around £3,500.

Last updated on Friday, February 12th, 2016 by N Harkiss.





Debut

August 10th, 1963
Dundee United 1 - 1 Aberdeen

League Cup (Sectional Tie)


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