David Laing Player Profile


  • Full Name: David Buick Peter Laing
  • Born: November 14th, 1913 (Dundee)
  • Died: April 24th, 1981 (Dundee)
  • Position: Outside Left
  • Signed: December 23rd, 1932
  • First Manager: Willie Reid
  • Career Totals: 40 appearances, 15 goals
  • Also Played For: Forfar Athletic, Liverpool, Watford


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1933-34 26 26 6 0 0 26 6 - -
1932-33 14 14 9 0 0 14 9 - -
Totals: 40 (0) 15 40 (0) 15 0 (0) 0

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

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 28th, 1934 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3
Apr 21st, 1934 21/04/34 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 5 - 2
Apr 7th, 1934 07/04/34 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
Mar 31st, 1934 31/03/34 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 1 - 4
Mar 24th, 1934 24/03/34 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
Apr 28th, 1934 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3
Mar 3rd, 1934 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 8 - 1
Dec 9th, 1933 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 1
Nov 25th, 1933 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 0
Oct 14th, 1933 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 2 - 5

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Apr 28th, 1934 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3 (-) p
Apr 28th, 1934 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3 (-) p
Mar 3rd, 1934 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 8 - 1 (-)
Dec 9th, 1933 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 1 (-)
Nov 25th, 1933 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 0 (-)
Oct 14th, 1933 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 2 - 5 (-)
Apr 22nd, 1933 22/04/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 2 - 1 (-)
Apr 8th, 1933 08/04/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H) 4 - 3 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 7 - 3 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 7 - 3 (-)
Mar 18th, 1933 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 7 - 3 (-)
Feb 25th, 1933 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 4 - 1 (-)
Feb 25th, 1933 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 4 - 1 (-)
Jan 7th, 1933 07/01/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 2 - 1 (-)
Dec 10th, 1932 10/12/32 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 1 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 28th, 1934 28/04/34 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 3
Apr 21st, 1934 21/04/34 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 5 - 2
Apr 7th, 1934 07/04/34 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
Mar 31st, 1934 31/03/34 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 1 - 4
Mar 24th, 1934 24/03/34 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 1
Mar 17th, 1934 17/03/34 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 0 - 2
Mar 10th, 1934 10/03/34 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H) 5 - 2
Mar 3rd, 1934 03/03/34 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 8 - 1
Jan 1st, 1934 01/01/34 Division Two vs. Morton (A) 3 - 4
Dec 23rd, 1933 23/12/33 Division Two vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 5
Dec 9th, 1933 09/12/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 5 - 1
Dec 2nd, 1933 02/12/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 4
Nov 25th, 1933 25/11/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 0
Nov 11th, 1933 11/11/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 1 - 2
Nov 4th, 1933 04/11/33 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 3 - 4
Oct 28th, 1933 28/10/33 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2
Oct 21st, 1933 21/10/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 2 - 4
Oct 14th, 1933 14/10/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 2 - 5
Oct 7th, 1933 07/10/33 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 2 - 4
Sep 30th, 1933 30/09/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 2 - 0
Sep 16th, 1933 16/09/33 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A) 0 - 3
Sep 9th, 1933 09/09/33 Division Two vs. Morton (H) 0 - 2
Sep 2nd, 1933 02/09/33 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 4
Aug 26th, 1933 26/08/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 0 - 3
Aug 19th, 1933 19/08/33 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 2 - 1
Aug 12th, 1933 12/08/33 Division Two vs. East Fife (H) 1 - 3
Apr 22nd, 1933 22/04/33 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 2 - 1
Apr 8th, 1933 08/04/33 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H) 4 - 3
Mar 25th, 1933 25/03/33 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 0
Mar 18th, 1933 18/03/33 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 7 - 3
Mar 11th, 1933 11/03/33 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 5
Mar 4th, 1933 04/03/33 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 0 - 3
Feb 25th, 1933 25/02/33 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 4 - 1
Jan 7th, 1933 07/01/33 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 2 - 1
Jan 2nd, 1933 02/01/33 Division Two vs. QOS (H) 1 - 2
Dec 31st, 1932 31/12/32 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3
Dec 24th, 1932 24/12/32 Division Two vs. Hibernian (H) 0 - 2
Dec 17th, 1932 17/12/32 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 2 - 4
Dec 10th, 1932 10/12/32 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 1
Dec 3rd, 1932 03/12/32 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 2 - 0


Competition History


Comp
LGE 40 15 0 0
Totals: 40 (0) 15

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


Biography


David was with local junior side East Craigie. He made his debut for United as a trialist and then signed, becoming regular in the side. He re-signed for the following season and was again a regular but he was released in April 1934. A knee injury later ended his career and during WW2, he worked at Westland Aircraft Factory in Somerset.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by J Myles.





Debut

December 3rd, 1932
Dundee United 2 - 0 Albion Rovers

League (Division Two)


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