Arthur Baxter Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Arthur Baxter
  • Born: November 28th, 1911 (Dundee)
  • Died: September 5th, 1944 (Rimini, Italy)
  • Height: 5' 9
  • Position: Forward
  • Signed: October 14th, 1939
  • First Manager: Bobby McKay
  • Career Totals: 32 appearances, 3 goals
  • Also Played For: Barnsley, Dundee, Dundee North End, Falkirk, Portsmouth


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1939-40 32 3 0 0 50.0% 12.5% 37.5%
Totals: 32 (0) 3


 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
 25/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (H) 3 - 2
 18/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
 08/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 5
 04/05/40 Final vs. Rangers (N) 0 - 1
 27/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Falkirk (H) 1 - 3

 Recent First Team Goals
 18/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (A) 2 - 9
 28/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. King's Park (H) 1 - 0
 21/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 18/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 9
 28/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. King's Park (H)  1 - 0
 21/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 0

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 25/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 2
 18/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 2
 08/05/40 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 5
 04/05/40 Final vs. Rangers (N)  0 - 1
 27/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 3
 24/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 3
 20/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Arbroath (A)  2 - 5
 17/04/40 Semi Final Replay vs. Airdrie (N)  3 - 1
 13/04/40 Semi Final vs. Airdrie (N)  0 - 0
 06/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 2
 03/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  10 - 2
 30/03/40 Eastern Regional vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  5 - 0
 23/03/40 Quarter Final vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 0
 16/03/40 Eastern Regional vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 0
 09/03/40 2nd Round vs. Third Lanark (H)  7 - 1
 02/03/40 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Partick Th (H)  1 - 1
 24/02/40 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Partick Th (A)  4 - 2
 17/02/40 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 2
 10/02/40 Eastern Regional vs. St Johnstone (A)  3 - 1
 13/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 4
 06/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Arbroath (H)  4 - 2
 02/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (A)  6 - 3
 01/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 1
 30/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 2
 23/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 1
 09/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 6
 02/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (H)  5 - 2
 18/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 9
 11/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 2
 04/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  2 - 4
 28/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. King's Park (H)  1 - 0
 21/10/39 Eastern Regional vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 0


Biography


Arthur had been with Dundee North End, Portsmouth, Falkirk, Dundee and Barnsley. At the outbreak of WW2 he was based locally and United obtained permission to play him. He was a regular in the side throughout 1939-40, and part of the side that went all the way to the Emergency War Cup final. Arthur was a solider with the Gordon Highlanders during WW2 and is noted as a casualty of war while serving in Italy, buried at the Gradara War Cemetery.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by N Harkiss.





Debut

October 21st, 1939
Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United

Wartime (Eastern Regional)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Arthur was born on this date in Dundee.


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    Dundee 4 - 2 Dundee United
    Friendly

    Brighter moments in the holiday "friendly" at Dens Park yesterday were provided by two little fellows - Willie Cook and Bobby Gardiner. Cook's cleverness allowed the stronger Dundee attack to establi


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United
    Wartime (Eastern Regional)

    Dundee United put the Warriors through their paces at Ochilview. And if the margin was slender there was no doubt about the visitors being the more skilful side. Gray missed a penalty for the homester


  • First Goal

    Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United
    Wartime (Eastern Regional)

    Dundee United put the Warriors through their paces at Ochilview. And if the margin was slender there was no doubt about the visitors being the more skilful side. Gray missed a penalty for the homester


  • Last Goal

    Hearts 9 - 2 Dundee United
    Wartime (Eastern Regional)


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 3 - 2 East Fife
    Wartime (Eastern Regional)


  • Date of Death


    Arthur died on this date in Rimini, Italy.