Alex Glen Player Profile

Player Details

  • Position: Right Winger
  • Signed: October 18th, 1939
  • First Manager: Bobby McKay
  • Career Totals: 35 appearances, 5 goals


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1939-40 35 5 0 0 45.7% 11.4% 42.9%
Totals: 35 (0) 5


 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
 17/04/40 Semi Final Replay vs. Airdrie (N) 3 - 1
 02/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (A) 6 - 3
 01/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 1
 02/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (H) 5 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 17/04/40 Semi Final Replay vs. Airdrie (N)  3 - 1
 02/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. East Fife (A)  6 - 3
 01/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 1
 01/01/40 Eastern Regional vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 1
 02/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (H)  5 - 2

 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
 08/04/40 Eastern Regional vs. King's Park (A)  1 - 2
 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
 16/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. St Bernard's (A)  2 - 4
 09/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 6
 02/12/39 Eastern Regional vs. Dunfermline (H)  5 - 2
 25/11/39 Eastern Regional vs. Aberdeen (H)  3 - 5
 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


Alex was a former Forthill Athletic player who was with Raith Rovers at the outbreak of WW2. As he was based in the local area, United obtained permission from his club to play him during the 1939-40 season, including all the matches in the Emergency War Cup. In the following season Alex enlisted for military service.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by S Gracie.





Debut

October 21st, 1939
Stenhousemuir 0 - 1 Dundee United

Wartime (Eastern Regional)


Timeline


  • 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

    Dundee United 5 - 2 Dunfermline
    Wartime (Eastern Regional)


  • Last Goal

    Airdrie 1 - 3 Dundee United
    Emergency War Cup (Semi Final Replay)

    Glad hand to Dundee United! Their second half start thrilled over 20,000 at Easter Road. It whacked Airdrie - Stan Matthwws and all. Two goals in the first five minutes after the interval - a tonic he


  • Last Appearance

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