Fran Sandaza Player Profile


  • Full Name: Francisco Jos
  • Born: November 30th, 1984 (Toledo, Spain)
  • Height: 6' 1
  • Position: Striker
  • Signed: July 11th, 2008
  • First Manager: Craig Levein
  • Career Totals: 43 appearances, 11 goals
  • Also Played For: Brighton & Hove Albion, Rangers, St Johnstone, Valencia


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
2009-10 1 (7) 8 1 0 0 1 (6) 1 - (1) 0
2008-09 26 (9) 35 10 7 0 23 (8) 10 3 (1) 0
Totals: 27 (16) 11 24 (14) 11 3 (2) 0

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 14th, 2010 14/04/10 SPL vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 0
May 16th, 2009 16/05/09 SPL vs. Hearts (A) 0 - 3
May 12th, 2009 12/05/09 SPL vs. Celtic (A) 1 - 2
Apr 18th, 2009 18/04/09 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H) 0 - 0
Apr 11th, 2009 11/04/09 SPL vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
Mar 31st, 2010 31/03/10 SPL vs. Hibernian (A) 4 - 2
Mar 22nd, 2009 22/03/09 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 2
Mar 14th, 2009 14/03/09 SPL vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 2
Feb 21st, 2009 21/02/09 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 2
Nov 12th, 2008 12/11/08 SPL vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Mar 31st, 2010 31/03/10 SPL vs. Hibernian (A) 4 - 2 (88')
Mar 22nd, 2009 22/03/09 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 2 (58')
Mar 22nd, 2009 22/03/09 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 2 (47')
Mar 14th, 2009 14/03/09 SPL vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 2 (51')
Feb 21st, 2009 21/02/09 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 2 (10') p
Nov 12th, 2008 12/11/08 SPL vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 0 (59')
Nov 8th, 2008 08/11/08 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H) 2 - 1 (8')
Nov 4th, 2008 04/11/08 SPL vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 3 (28')
Nov 4th, 2008 04/11/08 SPL vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 3 (17')
Sep 20th, 2008 20/09/08 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 0 (47') p
Aug 17th, 2008 17/08/08 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 1 - 1 (79')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 25th, 2010 25/04/10 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 2 (sub)
Apr 18th, 2010 18/04/10 SPL vs. Motherwell (A) 3 - 2 (sub)
Apr 14th, 2010 14/04/10 SPL vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 0
Mar 31st, 2010 31/03/10 SPL vs. Hibernian (A) 4 - 2 (sub)
Mar 27th, 2010 27/03/10 SPL vs. Motherwell (H) 3 - 0 (sub)
Mar 20th, 2010 20/03/10 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 2 (sub)
Mar 14th, 2010 14/03/10 Quarter Final vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 3 (sub)
Mar 7th, 2010 07/03/10 SPL vs. Hearts (H) 1 - 0 (sub)
May 24th, 2009 24/05/09 SPL vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 3 (sub)
May 16th, 2009 16/05/09 SPL vs. Hearts (A) 0 - 3
May 12th, 2009 12/05/09 SPL vs. Celtic (A) 1 - 2
Apr 18th, 2009 18/04/09 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H) 0 - 0
Apr 11th, 2009 11/04/09 SPL vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 0
Apr 4th, 2009 04/04/09 SPL vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 2
Mar 22nd, 2009 22/03/09 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 2
Mar 14th, 2009 14/03/09 SPL vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 2 (sub)
Mar 3rd, 2009 03/03/09 SPL vs. Falkirk (A) 1 - 0
Feb 28th, 2009 28/02/09 SPL vs. Hearts (H) 0 - 1
Feb 21st, 2009 21/02/09 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 2
Feb 14th, 2009 14/02/09 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H) 1 - 1
Feb 7th, 2009 07/02/09 5th Round vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 2 (sub)
Jan 31st, 2009 31/01/09 SPL vs. Rangers (A) 0 - 2
Jan 29th, 2009 29/01/09 Semi Final vs. Celtic (N) 0 - 0
Jan 24th, 2009 24/01/09 SPL vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 2 (sub)
Jan 18th, 2009 18/01/09 SPL vs. Motherwell (H) 0 - 4 (sub)
Dec 27th, 2008 27/12/08 SPL vs. Falkirk (H) 1 - 0 (sub)
Nov 29th, 2008 29/11/08 SPL vs. St Mirren (A) 2 - 0
Nov 22nd, 2008 22/11/08 SPL vs. Hamilton (H) 1 - 1
Nov 15th, 2008 15/11/08 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (A) 0 - 2
Nov 12th, 2008 12/11/08 SPL vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 0
Nov 8th, 2008 08/11/08 SPL vs. Aberdeen (H) 2 - 1
Nov 4th, 2008 04/11/08 SPL vs. Rangers (A) 3 - 3
Oct 28th, 2008 28/10/08 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 0
Oct 25th, 2008 25/10/08 SPL vs. St Mirren (H) 2 - 0
Oct 4th, 2008 04/10/08 SPL vs. Inverness CT (H) 2 - 1
Sep 27th, 2008 27/09/08 SPL vs. Hearts (H) 3 - 0
Sep 23rd, 2008 23/09/08 3rd Round vs. Airdrie (H) 2 - 0
Sep 20th, 2008 20/09/08 SPL vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 0
Sep 13th, 2008 13/09/08 SPL vs. Hibernian (A) 1 - 2
Aug 30th, 2008 30/08/08 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (H) 0 - 2
Aug 23rd, 2008 23/08/08 SPL vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 1 (sub)
Aug 17th, 2008 17/08/08 SPL vs. Celtic (H) 1 - 1 (sub)
Aug 11th, 2008 11/08/08 SPL vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 3 (sub)


Competition History


Comp
LGE 24 (14) 11 7 0
SC - (2) 0 0 0
LC 3 0 0 0
Totals: 27 (16) 11

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


Biography


Fran joined United from the ranks of Valencia CF Mestalla (Valencia B) in his native Spain. He had started his career in the youths at CD Leganes, moving to CD Coslada and then CD Toledo. He had also been on loan at CD Onda. As 2008-09 progressed, he became an influential front player and ended the season as top scorer. In the next campaign he spent much of his time out through injury and left at the end of the season, joining Brighton & Hove Albion.

Last updated on Thursday, April 21st, 2022 by B Orr.

Squad Numbers


11

Season:
2008-09

11

Season:
2009-10





Debut (as sub)

August 11th, 2008
Hamilton Academical 3 - 1 Dundee United

League (SPL)

Full Debut

August 30th, 2008
Dundee United 0 - 2 Kilmarnock

League (SPL)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Fran was born on this date in Toledo, Spain.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    Raith Rovers 0 - 4 Dundee United
    Friendly

    Craig Levein selected a strong starting eleven for the trip to Kirkcaldy, and United proved too much for their SFL counterparts, running out comfortable 4-0 winners, with a hat-trick from loan signing


  • First Team Debut

    Hamilton 3 - 1 Dundee United
    League (SPL)

    A disappointing opening league performance saw United go down 3-1 to SPL newcomers Hamilton Accies at New Douglas Park.Despite United taking the lead through a Mark McLaughlin own goal, a Tony


  • First Goal

    Dundee United 1 - 1 Celtic
    League (SPL)

    United showed great character to come back and take a point courtesy of a Francisco Sandaza goal in 78 minutes. This was after going behind in the 51st minute to a Paul Hartley goal and minutes later


  • Last Goal

    Hibernian 2 - 4 Dundee United
    League (SPL)

    display saw United come from behind to finish as convincing winners in this crucial battle in the race for third.Yet the visitors – with Gomis and Daly back in for Shala and the suspended Dixo


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 0 - 2 Celtic
    League (SPL)

    United slumped to their first defeat in 12 games as Celtic edged a hard fought and at times bad tempered match at Tannadice. Despite several close things for United they did all but score and when Jen


  • Left the Club