Kenny Murphy Player Profile

Player Details

  • Born: June 19th, 1956 (Dundee)
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Signed: August 21st, 1973
  • First Manager: Jim McLean
  • Career Totals: 1 appearance
  • Also Played For: Forfar Athletic, South Melbourne


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1974-75 - (1) 0 0 0 100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Totals: 0 (1) 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
 None

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 14/12/74 Division One vs. Morton (A)  6 - 0


Biography


Kenny joined United from St Columba’s Boys Club on an S form in August 1973. He began playing in the reserves later that year, joining the squad permanently in 1974-75. Kenny played exclusively in the reserves, apart from his one substitute appearance. He was released in May 1975 and then joined Forfar Athletic.

Moving to Melbourne, Australia in the late 1970s, he went on to play for his adopted country's international team, including the World Cup Play-Off matches against Scotland in 1985.





Debut (as sub)

December 14th, 1974
Greenock Morton 0 - 6 Dundee United

League (Division One)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth

    Kenny was born on this date in Dundee.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Kenny joined United from St Columba’s Boys Club on an S form in August 1973. He began playing in the reserves later that year, joining the squad permanently in 1974-75. Kenny played exclusively in the reserves, apart from his one substitute appearance. He was released in May 1975 and then joined Forfar Athletic.

  • Christmas came early for United against luckless Cappielow side that hadn't won in eleven outings after this latest calamity, indecision by Roy Baines let Dave Narey into head the first after only three minutes. The 'keeper was hesitant again in the 16th minute when Andy Gray stroked in our second. Paul Hegarty nodded in a third from a Doug Houston cross in the 23rd minute. A slip by George Anderson in the 51st minute was pounced on by Andy Gray who slammed in the fourth. PPaul Hegarty notched his second of the match in the 60th minute, finishing off a superb move. Andy Rolland was upended in the box for Frank Kopel to blast home the sixth.