Alan Devlin Player Profile


  • Full Name: Alan Thomas Devlin
  • Born: October 10th, 1953 (Edinburgh)
  • Position: Forward
  • Signed: October 20th, 1969
  • First Manager: Jerry Kerr
  • Career Totals: 12 appearances, 4 goals
  • Also Played For: Broxburn Athletic, Exeter City


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1972-73 - - - - - - - - -
1971-72 5 (2) 7 2 1 0 4 1 1 (2) 1
1970-71 4 (1) 5 2 0 0 3 (1) 2 1 0
Totals: 9 (3) 4 7 (1) 3 2 (2) 1

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Oct 16th, 1971 16/10/71 Division One vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 5
Oct 9th, 1971 09/10/71 Division One vs. Morton (A) 2 - 1
Oct 2nd, 1971 02/10/71 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 0
Sep 29th, 1971 29/09/71 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Derby (H) 3 - 2
Sep 18th, 1971 18/09/71 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
Oct 2nd, 1971 02/10/71 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 0
Sep 29th, 1971 29/09/71 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Derby (H) 3 - 2
Feb 27th, 1971 27/02/71 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 3
Jan 9th, 1971 09/01/71 Division One vs. Morton (H) 2 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Oct 2nd, 1971 02/10/71 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 0 (23')
Sep 29th, 1971 29/09/71 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Derby (H) 3 - 2 (55')
Feb 27th, 1971 27/02/71 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 3 (44')
Jan 9th, 1971 09/01/71 Division One vs. Morton (H) 2 - 3 (47')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Oct 16th, 1971 16/10/71 Division One vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 5
Oct 9th, 1971 09/10/71 Division One vs. Morton (A) 2 - 1
Oct 2nd, 1971 02/10/71 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 0
Sep 29th, 1971 29/09/71 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Derby (H) 3 - 2
Sep 18th, 1971 18/09/71 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 4
Sep 15th, 1971 15/09/71 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Derby (A) 2 - 6
Sep 15th, 1971 15/09/71 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Derby (A) 2 - 6
Feb 27th, 1971 27/02/71 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 3
Feb 20th, 1971 20/02/71 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H) 3 - 2
Jan 23rd, 1971 23/01/71 3rd Round vs. Clydebank (A) 0 - 0
Jan 16th, 1971 16/01/71 Division One vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 1
Jan 9th, 1971 09/01/71 Division One vs. Morton (H) 2 - 3 (sub)


Competition History


Comp
LGE 7 (1) 3 1 0
SC 1 0 0 0
TEX 1 (2) 1 0 0
Totals: 9 (3) 4

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


Biography


Alan joined United from Tynecastle Boys Club at the beginning of season 1969-70. He was a regular in the reserves but featured only rarely in the first team and accepted a free transfer in September 1972.

Last updated on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 by J Myles.





Debut (as sub)

January 9th, 1971
Dundee United 2 - 3 Greenock Morton

League (Division One)

Full Debut

January 16th, 1971
Rangers 1 - 1 Dundee United

League (Division One)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Alan was born on this date in Edinburgh.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 2 - 3 Morton
    League (Division One)


  • First Goal

    Dundee United 2 - 3 Morton
    League (Division One)


  • Last Goal

    Dundee United 5 - 0 Airdrie
    League (Division One)

    Coming off their win over Derby County, manager Jerry Kerr looked to hit the ground running with another win at Tannadice against Airdrieonians. The same United eleven was announced, while Alan Gordon


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 1 - 5 Rangers
    League (Division One)

    United welcomed another of the league's struggling sides, Rangers, to Tannadice. With just a point separating the sides after six games in the bottom half of the table, a close encounter was expected.