Matt McIlwain Player Profile


  • Full Name: Matthew McIlwain
  • Born: September 20th, 1920 (Dennistoun, Glasgow)
  • Died: March 15th, 1997 (Corby, Northants, England)
  • Position: Inside Forward
  • Signed: September 30th, 1950
  • First Manager: Willie MacFadyen
  • Career Totals: 4 appearances, 1 goals
  • Also Played For: Ayr United, Bolton Wanderers


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1950-51 4 4 1 0 0 4 1 - -
Totals: 4 (0) 1 4 (0) 1 0 (0) 0

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Oct 28th, 1950 28/10/50 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 0 - 6
Oct 21st, 1950 21/10/50 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 3 - 4
Oct 14th, 1950 14/10/50 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 1
Oct 7th, 1950 07/10/50 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3

 Recent First Team Goals
Oct 14th, 1950 14/10/50 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Oct 14th, 1950 14/10/50 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 1 (77')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Oct 28th, 1950 28/10/50 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 0 - 6
Oct 21st, 1950 21/10/50 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 3 - 4
Oct 14th, 1950 14/10/50 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 1
Oct 7th, 1950 07/10/50 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3


Competition History


Comp
LGE 4 1 0 0
Totals: 4 (0) 1

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


Biography


An ex-Royal Marine Commando with the 42 – RM42 (one of the most significant divisions of the WWII South East Asia Campaign during WW2), Matt was a former Ayr United player who signed for United on a one month deal.

He was released when his contract expired and later joined Bolton Wanderers.

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





Debut

October 7th, 1950
Stenhousemuir 3 - 1 Dundee United

League (B Division)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Matt was born on this date in Dennistoun, Glasgow.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

  • First Goal

    Dundee United 5 - 1 Dunfermline
    League (B Division)


  • Last Appearance

    Cowdenbeath 6 - 0 Dundee United
    League (B Division)


  • Date of Death


    Matt died on this date in Corby, Northants, England.