John Ross Player Profile

Player Details

  • Position: Right Winger
  • Signed: June 3rd, 1939
  • First Manager: Sam Irving
  • Career Totals: 48 appearances, 14 goals


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1946-47 9 4 0 0 55.6% 0.0% 44.4%
1945-46 16 3 0 0 50.0% 12.5% 37.5%
1942-43 1 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
1941-42 22 7 0 0 31.8% 36.4% 31.8%
1939-40 - - - - - - -
Totals: 48 (0) 14


 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
 04/01/47 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 0
 01/01/47 B Division vs. Dundee (A) 0 - 2
 28/12/46 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H) 5 - 1
 21/12/46 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A) 3 - 4
 14/12/46 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 3 - 2

 Recent First Team Goals
 14/12/46 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 3 - 2
 04/09/46 Semi Final vs. East Fife (H) 2 - 4
 28/08/46 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 1
 29/09/45 Southern 'B' vs. Airdrie (H) 4 - 2
 01/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 5

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 14/12/46 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 2
 04/09/46 Semi Final vs. East Fife (H)  2 - 4
 28/08/46 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 1
 28/08/46 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 1
 29/09/45 Southern 'B' vs. Airdrie (H)  4 - 2
 29/09/45 Southern 'B' vs. Airdrie (H)  4 - 2
 29/09/45 Southern 'B' vs. Airdrie (H)  4 - 2
 01/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 5
 29/11/41 Semi Final 1st Leg vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 2
 22/11/41 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. St Bernard's (A)  3 - 3
 08/11/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (H)  3 - 9
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 2
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 04/01/47 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 0
 01/01/47 B Division vs. Dundee (A)  0 - 2
 28/12/46 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  5 - 1
 21/12/46 B Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  3 - 4
 14/12/46 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 2
 16/11/46 B Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 1
 04/09/46 Semi Final vs. East Fife (H)  2 - 4
 31/08/46 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 3
 28/08/46 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 1
 27/04/46 vs. QOS (H)  1 - 3
 20/04/46 vs. QOS (H)  2 - 1
 03/04/46 Playoff vs. Ayr Utd (N)  0 - 1
 30/03/46 Sectional Tie vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 1
 23/03/46 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 16/03/46 Sectional Tie vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 1
 09/03/46 Sectional Tie vs. Dumbarton (H)  3 - 2
 02/03/46 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 2
 23/02/46 Sectional Tie vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  4 - 0
 06/02/46 1st Round Replay vs. Raith Rovers (N)  3 - 3
 02/02/46 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Raith Rovers (A)  3 - 0
 26/01/46 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 4
 19/01/46 Southern 'B' vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 2
 05/01/46 Southern 'B' vs. Arbroath (H)  4 - 1
 06/10/45 Southern 'B' vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  2 - 4
 29/09/45 Southern 'B' vs. Airdrie (H)  4 - 2
 03/10/42 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 4
 21/02/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 0
 17/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Leith Athletic (A)  2 - 2
 10/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  2 - 0
 03/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. East Fife (A)  1 - 1
 01/01/42 North Eastern - 2nd Series vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 5
 20/12/41 Final 2nd Leg vs. Aberdeen (A)  2 - 6
 13/12/41 Final 1st Leg vs. Aberdeen (H)  4 - 1
 06/12/41 Semi Final 2nd Leg vs. East Fife (A)  1 - 1
 29/11/41 Semi Final 1st Leg vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 2
 22/11/41 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. St Bernard's (A)  3 - 3
 15/11/41 1st Round 1st Leg vs. St Bernard's (H)  7 - 1
 08/11/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (H)  3 - 9
 01/11/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (A)  2 - 4
 25/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 7
 11/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (H)  2 - 2
 04/10/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (A)  5 - 2
 27/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (A)  2 - 2
 20/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 1
 13/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 2
 30/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Rangers (A)  3 - 5
 23/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Aberdeen (H)  5 - 0
 09/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 1


Biography


John was with Gateshead and Gillingham before he signed for United. He left on a free transfer in November 1939 but returned two years later, playing often during 1941 and 1942 whilst serving in the armed forces. In season 1945-46 he signed for United again and after two years, he was released in April 1947.





Debut

August 9th, 1941
Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife

Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)


Timeline


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    Dundee 6 - 1 Dundee United
    Forfarshire Cup (1st Round)

    The scoring started in ten minutes when Charlie McGillivray whipped a 20 yarder to the corner and a little later was continued by Archie Coats. Good goal


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife
    Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)

    The 4000 crowd at Tannadice showed Dundee is still eager for senior football.First half hour suggested the Fifers were going to run away with the game. There always seemed to be two wasp jerseys t


  • First Goal

    Dundee United 5 - 0 Aberdeen
    Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)

    Dundee United knocked the bottom from Aberdeen's unbeaten North-Eastern League record at Tannadice Park on Saturday. The Dons disappointed. They have no excuse. Certainly Lyon received a leg injury in


  • League Debut

    Dundee United 4 - 2 Airdrie
    League (Southern 'B')


  • First League Goal

    Dundee United 4 - 2 Airdrie
    League (Southern 'B')


  • Last Goal

    Dundee United 3 - 2 Cowdenbeath
    League (B Division)


  • Last Appearance

    Dumbarton 0 - 2 Dundee United
    League (B Division)