Bobby Simpson Player Profile


  • Position: Full Back
  • Signed: August 3rd, 1946
  • First Manager: Willie MacFadyen
  • Career Totals: 64 appearances, 1 goals


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1949-50 - - - - - - - - -
1948-49 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
1947-48 23 23 0 0 0 19 0 4 0
1946-47 38 38 1 0 0 25 1 13 0
Totals: 64 (0) 1 46 (0) 1 18 (0) 0

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
Oct 23rd, 1948 23/10/48 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 5 - 5
Oct 16th, 1948 16/10/48 Sectional Tie vs. Hamilton (A) 3 - 6
Sep 1st, 1948 01/09/48 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 3 - 3
Apr 24th, 1948 24/04/48 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 0 - 3
Apr 14th, 1948 14/04/48 B Division vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 5

 Recent First Team Goals
Jan 18th, 1947 18/01/47 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 4 - 5

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Jan 18th, 1947 18/01/47 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 4 - 5 (11')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Oct 23rd, 1948 23/10/48 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 5 - 5
Oct 16th, 1948 16/10/48 Sectional Tie vs. Hamilton (A) 3 - 6
Sep 1st, 1948 01/09/48 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 3 - 3
Apr 24th, 1948 24/04/48 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 0 - 3
Apr 14th, 1948 14/04/48 B Division vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 5
Feb 14th, 1948 14/02/48 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 3 - 3
Feb 7th, 1948 07/02/48 1st Round vs. Partick Th (A) 3 - 4
Jan 31st, 1948 31/01/48 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 3
Jan 24th, 1948 24/01/48 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (A) 1 - 3
Jan 17th, 1948 17/01/48 B Division vs. East Fife (H) 3 - 2
Jan 10th, 1948 10/01/48 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 0 - 6
Jan 3rd, 1948 03/01/48 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (H) 2 - 3
Dec 27th, 1947 27/12/47 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (H) 3 - 0
Dec 20th, 1947 20/12/47 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 1 - 3
Dec 13th, 1947 13/12/47 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 3 - 3
Dec 6th, 1947 06/12/47 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H) 3 - 4
Nov 29th, 1947 29/11/47 B Division vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 5
Nov 22nd, 1947 22/11/47 B Division vs. Hamilton (H) 3 - 2
Nov 15th, 1947 15/11/47 B Division vs. Leith Athletic (H) 2 - 1
Nov 8th, 1947 08/11/47 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A) 3 - 5
Nov 1st, 1947 01/11/47 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 4 - 2
Sep 27th, 1947 27/09/47 B Division vs. Kilmarnock (A) 2 - 5
Sep 20th, 1947 20/09/47 B Division vs. Stirling Albion (H) 2 - 3
Sep 13th, 1947 13/09/47 Sectional Tie vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 0 - 1
Aug 23rd, 1947 23/08/47 Sectional Tie vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 0 - 2
Aug 16th, 1947 16/08/47 Sectional Tie vs. Leith Athletic (H) 2 - 2
May 3rd, 1947 03/05/47 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 5
Apr 19th, 1947 19/04/47 B Division vs. Airdrie (A) 0 - 5
Apr 12th, 1947 12/04/47 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 2 - 2
Mar 29th, 1947 29/03/47 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 1 - 1
Mar 5th, 1947 05/03/47 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 1
Mar 1st, 1947 01/03/47 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 2
Feb 1st, 1947 01/02/47 B Division vs. East Fife (A) 2 - 1
Jan 25th, 1947 25/01/47 1st Round vs. Queen's Park (A) 0 - 3
Jan 18th, 1947 18/01/47 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 4 - 5
Jan 11th, 1947 11/01/47 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 6 - 2
Jan 4th, 1947 04/01/47 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 0
Jan 2nd, 1947 02/01/47 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H) 2 - 4
Jan 1st, 1947 01/01/47 B Division vs. Dundee (A) 0 - 2
Dec 28th, 1946 28/12/46 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H) 5 - 1
Dec 21st, 1946 21/12/46 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A) 3 - 4
Dec 14th, 1946 14/12/46 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 3 - 2
Dec 7th, 1946 07/12/46 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 1 - 3
Nov 30th, 1946 30/11/46 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 3
Nov 23rd, 1946 23/11/46 B Division vs. East Fife (H) 2 - 1
Nov 16th, 1946 16/11/46 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H) 2 - 1
Nov 9th, 1946 09/11/46 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 1 - 4
Nov 2nd, 1946 02/11/46 B Division vs. Airdrie (H) 1 - 2
Oct 26th, 1946 26/10/46 Sectional Tie vs. Arbroath (H) 3 - 2
Oct 19th, 1946 19/10/46 Sectional Tie vs. Dumbarton (H) 2 - 1
Oct 12th, 1946 12/10/46 Sectional Tie vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 1 - 4
Oct 5th, 1946 05/10/46 Sectional Tie vs. Arbroath (A) 3 - 1
Sep 28th, 1946 28/09/46 Sectional Tie vs. Dumbarton (A) 3 - 0
Sep 21st, 1946 21/09/46 Sectional Tie vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 2 - 0
Sep 14th, 1946 14/09/46 B Division vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 1
Sep 7th, 1946 07/09/46 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 3
Sep 4th, 1946 04/09/46 Semi Final vs. East Fife (H) 2 - 4
Aug 31st, 1946 31/08/46 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 3
Aug 28th, 1946 28/08/46 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 1
Aug 24th, 1946 24/08/46 B Division vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 2
Aug 21st, 1946 21/08/46 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 2
Aug 17th, 1946 17/08/46 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 3 - 3
Aug 14th, 1946 14/08/46 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 4 - 1
Aug 10th, 1946 10/08/46 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 0


Competition History


Comp
LGE 46 1 0 0
SC 2 0 0 0
LC 12 0 0 0
SUPP 4 0 0 0
Totals: 64 (0) 1

 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


Bobby signed from Lochgelly Albert. He was a first choice for the next two seasons and signed for a third term but then played mainly in the reserves. Originally released in May 1949, he appears to have returned to play for the reserves in the early months of 1949-50.

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 by J Myles.





Debut

August 10th, 1946
Dundee United 3 - 0 Dunfermline Athletic

League (B Division)


Timeline


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 3 - 0 Dunfermline
    League (B Division)


  • First Goal

    Arbroath 5 - 4 Dundee United
    League (B Division)


  • 50th Appearance

    Ayr Utd 3 - 3 Dundee United
    League (B Division)


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 5 - 5 Arbroath
    League (B Division)

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