Brian Rankin Player Profile




Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1974-75 3 3 0 0 0 - - 3 0
1973-74 4 (1) 5 1 1 0 2 0 2 (1) 1
1972-73 - - - - - - - - -
Totals: 7 (1) 1 2 (0) 0 5 (1) 1

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Aug 17th, 1974 17/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 1
Aug 14th, 1974 14/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Motherwell (A) 0 - 0
Aug 10th, 1974 10/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H) 3 - 1
Feb 24th, 1974 24/02/74 Division One vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 3
Feb 17th, 1974 17/02/74 4th Round vs. Morton (H) 1 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
Feb 17th, 1974 17/02/74 4th Round vs. Morton (H) 1 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Feb 17th, 1974 17/02/74 4th Round vs. Morton (H) 1 - 0 (61')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Aug 17th, 1974 17/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 1
Aug 14th, 1974 14/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Motherwell (A) 0 - 0
Aug 10th, 1974 10/08/74 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H) 3 - 1
Mar 10th, 1974 10/03/74 5th Round vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 1 (sub)
Feb 24th, 1974 24/02/74 Division One vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 3
Feb 17th, 1974 17/02/74 4th Round vs. Morton (H) 1 - 0
Feb 2nd, 1974 02/02/74 Division One vs. Clyde (A) 2 - 1
Jan 26th, 1974 26/01/74 3rd Round vs. Airdrie (H) 4 - 1


Competition History


Comp
LGE 2 0 1 0
SC 2 (1) 1 0 0
LC 3 0 0 0
Totals: 7 (1) 1

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


Biography


Brian was a nephew of former Tannadice favourite Dennis Gillespie, and signed for United from Vale of Clyde. He then spent three years in the reserves and but was unable to command a first team slot and in November 1974, he left to join Hamilton Academical.

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





Debut

January 26th, 1974
Dundee United 4 - 1 Airdrieonians

Scottish Cup (3rd Round)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Brian was born on this date


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 4 - 1 Airdrie
    Scottish Cup (3rd Round)


  • League Debut

    Clyde 1 - 2 Dundee United
    League (Division One)


  • First Goal

    Dundee United 1 - 0 Morton
    Scottish Cup (4th Round)

    The restrictions of the three day week brought Sunday football to Tannadice for the first time as the sides disputed the right to appear in the quarterfinals. Conditions were well nigh perfect but, un


  • Last Appearance

    Celtic 1 - 0 Dundee United
    League Cup (Sectional Tie)