Bruce Harley Player Profile


  • Full Name: Bruce Harley
  • Born: October 16th, 1904 (Morningside, Edinburgh)
  • Died: May 27th, 1972 (Edinburgh)
  • Position: Left Half
  • Signed: January 11th, 1930
  • First Manager: Jimmy Brownlie
  • Career Totals: 29 appearances, 1 goals
  • Also Played For: Heart of Midlothian, Musselburgh Athletic


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1930-31 16 16 1 0 0 14 0 2 1
1929-30 13 13 0 0 0 11 0 2 0
Totals: 29 (0) 1 25 (0) 0 4 (0) 1

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Feb 10th, 1931 10/02/31 Division Two vs. Third Lanark (A) 0 - 4
Feb 7th, 1931 07/02/31 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H) 1 - 1
Feb 4th, 1931 04/02/31 2nd Round vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 3
Jan 24th, 1931 24/01/31 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 4 - 3
Jan 17th, 1931 17/01/31 1st Round vs. Nithsdale Wan. (H) 14 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
Jan 17th, 1931 17/01/31 1st Round vs. Nithsdale Wan. (H) 14 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Jan 17th, 1931 17/01/31 1st Round vs. Nithsdale Wan. (H) 14 - 0 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Feb 10th, 1931 10/02/31 Division Two vs. Third Lanark (A) 0 - 4
Feb 7th, 1931 07/02/31 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H) 1 - 1
Feb 4th, 1931 04/02/31 2nd Round vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 3
Jan 24th, 1931 24/01/31 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 4 - 3
Jan 17th, 1931 17/01/31 1st Round vs. Nithsdale Wan. (H) 14 - 0
Jan 1st, 1931 01/01/31 Division Two vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 1
Dec 27th, 1930 27/12/30 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 4 - 1
Dec 20th, 1930 20/12/30 Division Two vs. Armadale (H) 4 - 0
Dec 13th, 1930 13/12/30 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 4 - 4
Nov 29th, 1930 29/11/30 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 2 - 0
Nov 15th, 1930 15/11/30 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H) 5 - 3
Nov 8th, 1930 08/11/30 Division Two vs. Arbroath (H) 4 - 0
Nov 1st, 1930 01/11/30 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H) 1 - 4
Oct 25th, 1930 25/10/30 Division Two vs. QOS (H) 5 - 2
Oct 18th, 1930 18/10/30 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 4 - 2
Oct 11th, 1930 11/10/30 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 1 - 2
Apr 12th, 1930 12/04/30 Division One vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 5
Mar 29th, 1930 29/03/30 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 2
Mar 22nd, 1930 22/03/30 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H) 6 - 4
Mar 15th, 1930 15/03/30 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 1 - 1
Mar 8th, 1930 08/03/30 Division One vs. Motherwell (H) 1 - 1
Mar 1st, 1930 01/03/30 Division One vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 7
Feb 22nd, 1930 22/02/30 Division One vs. St Mirren (H) 0 - 2
Feb 19th, 1930 19/02/30 Division One vs. Rangers (H) 0 - 1
Feb 11th, 1930 11/02/30 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A) 0 - 1
Feb 1st, 1930 01/02/30 2nd Round vs. Partick Th (H) 0 - 3
Jan 25th, 1930 25/01/30 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 4 - 3
Jan 18th, 1930 18/01/30 1st Round vs. Stranraer (A) 2 - 0
Jan 11th, 1930 11/01/30 Division One vs. Dundee (H) 0 - 1


Competition History


Comp
LGE 25 0 0 0
SC 4 1 0 0
Totals: 29 (0) 1

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


Biography


Bruce was signed from Hearts. He played regularly in the side in the First Division until the end of the season and was retained for the Second Division campaign that followed. He was in the line up for many of the early games in season 1930-31 but dropped out in the latter stages and was released in April 1931. After leaving Tannadice, he became a coach on Denmark. He was also a professional golfer.

Last updated on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 by N Harkiss.





Debut

January 11th, 1930
Dundee United 0 - 1 Dundee

League (Division One)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Bruce was born on this date in Morningside, Edinburgh.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 0 - 1 Dundee
    League (Division One)


  • First Goal

    Dundee United 14 - 0 Nithsdale Wan.
    Scottish Cup (1st Round)

    Dundee United entered the second round of the Scottish Cup at a complacent ambling pace. Their fourteen goals came as a matter of course. Nithsdale were hopelessly outclassed, and about eight hundred


  • Last Appearance

    Third Lanark 4 - 0 Dundee United
    League (Division Two)


  • Date of Death


    Bruce died on this date in Edinburgh.