Frank McKee Player Profile

Player Details

  • Born: January 25th, 1923 (Cowdenbeath)
  • Position: Inside Forward
  • Signed: August 16th, 1947
  • First Manager: Willie MacFadyen
  • Career Totals: 18 appearances

Playing History

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Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1947-48 18 0 0 0 27.8% 5.6% 66.7%
Totals: 18 (0) 0

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 07/02/48 1st Round vs. Partick Th (A) 3 - 4
 31/01/48 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 3
 24/01/48 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (A) 1 - 3
 17/01/48 B Division vs. East Fife (H) 3 - 2
 10/01/48 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 0 - 6

 Recent First Team Goals

 List of Goals Scored

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 07/02/48 1st Round vs. Partick Th (A)  3 - 4
 31/01/48 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 3
 24/01/48 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  1 - 3
 17/01/48 B Division vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 2
 10/01/48 B Division vs. Arbroath (A)  0 - 6
 03/01/48 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  2 - 3
 27/12/47 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (H)  3 - 0
 20/12/47 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 3
 13/12/47 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  3 - 3
 06/12/47 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 4
 29/11/47 B Division vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 5
 22/11/47 B Division vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 2
 04/10/47 B Division vs. Arbroath (H)  4 - 3
 27/09/47 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  2 - 5
 20/09/47 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  2 - 3
 13/09/47 Sectional Tie vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  0 - 1
 06/09/47 Sectional Tie vs. Leith Athletic (A)  1 - 3
 30/08/47 Sectional Tie vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 1


Frank signed from Lochgelly Albert for 1947-48. He was not long at United and was transferred to Birmingham City in February 1948.


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August 30th, 1947
Albion Rovers 1 - 2 Dundee United

League Cup (Sectional Tie)


  • Date of Birth

    Frank was born on this date in Cowdenbeath.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Frank signed from Lochgelly Albert for 1947-48. He was not long at United and was transferred to Birmingham City in February 1948.

  • Last Appearance - Partick Th 4 - 3 Dundee United

    For 15 minutes only did United look like tenants of a lowly spot in B Division. In that period they positively wilted under a terrific Thistle offensive which produced two goals. Shots rained in on Boyd. As a contest, it looked all over. Then the Dundee lads hit back. Skilfully generalled by skipper McKenzie, they found their feet and hustled and harried Thistle to such purpose that on occasion sheer panic entered into the ranks of the homesters. In the long run Thistle's stamina saw them through. The porridge-like pitch proved too much for the gallant Taysiders. Thistle can take a lesson from this game—it doesn't pay to squander chances, no matter how good early prospects look. After drawing level twice, United switched Pacione and Dalling in the second half. It was a paying move. The home defence was in sore straits towards the end of the first 90 minutes. A goal at this point wouldn't have been out of place. Thistle were sound in defence, with M'Gowan outstanding. Hugh Brown and Jimmy Walker provided the forward danger. Even though limping, Brown continued to "jolly" his men along in inspiring fashion. United's big men were Boyd, McKenzie, and Dickson. The left-half's goal was a highlight. Pacione and, in the closing stages, M'Kee, were the attackers likely to do damage. Pity 3uch a grand effort by the Leaguers should be nullified by such an unsatisfactory goal. They were really worth a draw. In the 19th minute of the extra half-hour, left-winger Jimmy Walker scrambled the ball home in a desperate Thistle onslaught. Gallant United were out of the Cup. Outweighed and out-gunned, the Tannadice boys had turned on their famous cup-tie fervour to thrill Firhill and give Thistle the fight of their lives.