Dave Skelligan Player Profile

Player Details



Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1938-39 30 0 0 0 43.3% 6.7% 50.0%
1937-38 34 8 0 1 26.5% 14.7% 58.8%
1936-37 29 4 0 0 31.0% 27.6% 41.4%
1935-36 36 5 0 0 41.7% 19.4% 38.9%
Totals: 129 (0) 17


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets 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
 29/04/39 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 0 - 3
 22/04/39 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 3 - 5
 08/04/39 Division Two vs. Morton (A) 4 - 3
 01/04/39 Division Two vs. King's Park (A) 2 - 3
 25/03/39 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H) 10 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 3 - 4
 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H) 3 - 4
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  5 - 5
 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 4
 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  3 - 4
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2
 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 20/03/37 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  4 - 2
 16/01/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 3
 28/11/36 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  5 - 4
 31/10/36 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  4 - 6
 11/04/36 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  4 - 3
 04/04/36 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  8 - 2
 04/04/36 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  8 - 2
 03/02/36 1st Round 2nd Replay vs. Alloa Athletic (N)  2 - 1
 10/08/35 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  2 - 2

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 29/04/39 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  0 - 3
 22/04/39 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  3 - 5
 08/04/39 Division Two vs. Morton (A)  4 - 3
 01/04/39 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  2 - 3
 25/03/39 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  10 - 0
 18/03/39 Division Two vs. Dundee (A)  0 - 2
 11/03/39 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  6 - 1
 04/03/39 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  6 - 0
 25/02/39 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 3
 11/02/39 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  1 - 3
 04/02/39 2nd Round vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 5
 28/01/39 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  0 - 3
 21/01/39 1st Round vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 0
 14/01/39 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 0
 26/11/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  2 - 2
 19/11/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  1 - 2
 12/11/38 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  5 - 2
 05/11/38 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  3 - 3
 29/10/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 1
 22/10/38 Division Two vs. Morton (H)  1 - 0
 15/10/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 3
 08/10/38 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  3 - 5
 01/10/38 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  2 - 1
 24/09/38 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  0 - 1
 17/09/38 Division Two vs. Dundee (H)  3 - 0
 10/09/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  2 - 3
 03/09/38 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  1 - 0
 27/08/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  0 - 1
 20/08/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  1 - 4
 13/08/38 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  5 - 4
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  5 - 5
 29/04/38 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 7
 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 4
 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 2
 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  0 - 5
 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  0 - 4
 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 4
 05/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  0 - 3
 26/02/38 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  4 - 2
 19/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 3
 12/02/38 2nd Round vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 5
 05/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  1 - 3
 29/01/38 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H)  1 - 4
 22/01/38 1st Round vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 1
 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 4
 08/01/38 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  2 - 0
 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  3 - 4
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 0
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  2 - 0
 06/11/37 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  3 - 4
 30/10/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  0 - 2
 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 1
 16/10/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  0 - 3
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 02/10/37 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  4 - 4
 25/09/37 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 7
 16/04/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  2 - 9
 10/04/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  0 - 3
 03/04/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 2
 27/03/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  3 - 2
 20/03/37 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  4 - 2
 06/03/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  0 - 5
 20/02/37 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  1 - 1
 06/02/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 4
 30/01/37 1st Round vs. Airdrie (A)  1 - 3
 23/01/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  3 - 2
 16/01/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 3
 09/01/37 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  3 - 3
 02/01/37 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  3 - 4
 01/01/37 Division Two vs. Morton (H)  1 - 4
 12/12/36 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  0 - 0
 05/12/36 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  2 - 2
 28/11/36 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  5 - 4
 21/11/36 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  2 - 2
 14/11/36 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  5 - 0
 07/11/36 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  3 - 2
 31/10/36 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  4 - 6
 24/10/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  5 - 1
 17/10/36 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  3 - 5
 10/10/36 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  2 - 1
 26/09/36 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  0 - 1
 29/08/36 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 4
 22/08/36 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  0 - 4
 15/08/36 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 3
 08/08/36 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  4 - 2
 13/04/36 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  12 - 1
 11/04/36 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  4 - 3
 04/04/36 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  8 - 2
 28/03/36 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  6 - 1
 14/03/36 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  6 - 1
 29/02/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 3
 15/02/36 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  1 - 2
 08/02/36 2nd Round vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  3 - 5
 03/02/36 1st Round 2nd Replay vs. Alloa Athletic (N)  2 - 1
 29/01/36 1st Round Replay vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 25/01/36 1st Round vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2
 18/01/36 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 3
 11/01/36 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  1 - 3
 04/01/36 Division Two vs. East Fife (A)  3 - 4
 02/01/36 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  2 - 2
 01/01/36 Division Two vs. Morton (A)  1 - 4
 28/12/35 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H)  8 - 0
 21/12/35 Division Two vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 6
 07/12/35 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  3 - 2
 30/11/35 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 3
 23/11/35 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  4 - 1
 16/11/35 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  1 - 3
 09/11/35 Division Two vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 4
 02/11/35 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 26/10/35 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  0 - 7
 19/10/35 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  4 - 2
 12/10/35 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  0 - 5
 05/10/35 Division Two vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 28/09/35 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  5 - 3
 21/09/35 Division Two vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 2
 14/09/35 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 1
 07/09/35 Division Two vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 1
 31/08/35 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  1 - 2
 24/08/35 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  1 - 1
 17/08/35 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  3 - 2
 10/08/35 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  2 - 2


Biography


Dave hadplayed in public trial matches for United in 1930 and 1931 but he was not signed until June 1935 from Brechin City. He was a stalwart in the defence for four seasons at Tannadice but was released in April 1939. He then joined Forfar Athletic.





Debut


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August 10th, 1935
St Bernard's 2 - 2 Dundee United

League (Division Two)


Timeline


  • 1. Signed For Dundee United


    Dave hadplayed in public trial matches for United in 1930 and 1931 but he was not signed until June 1935 from Brechin City. He was a stalwart in the defence for four seasons at Tannadice but was released in April 1939. He then joined Forfar Athletic.


  • 2. First Team Debut

    Dundee United 2 - 2 St Bernard's
    League (Division Two)

    United kicked off their new season in front of a 14,000 crowd at Tannadice, as they welcomed the all out attacking combination of St Bernard's.

    From the outset, there were doubts cast over United's defensive capabilities as the youngster Dave Colington from Coupar Angus, taking up the right back position, appeared slightly overawed at the spectacle and the large crowd, and was prone to seve


  • 3. First Goal

    Dundee United 2 - 2 St Bernard's
    League (Division Two)

    United kicked off their new season in front of a 14,000 crowd at Tannadice, as they welcomed the all out attacking combination of St Bernard's.

    From the outset, there were doubts cast over United's defensive capabilities as the youngster Dave Colington from Coupar Angus, taking up the right back position, appeared slightly overawed at the spectacle and the large crowd, and was prone to seve


  • 4. 50th Appearance

    Leith Athletic 2 - 2 Dundee United
    League (Division Two)


  • 5. 50th League Appearance

    Dundee United 3 - 3 King's Park
    League (Division Two)


  • 6. Last Goal

    Dundee United 5 - 5 Airdrie
    League (Division Two)


  • 7. 100th Appearance

    Montrose 4 - 5 Dundee United
    League (Division Two)


  • 8. 100th League Appearance

    Dundee United 2 - 1 King's Park
    League (Division Two)


  • 9. Last Appearance

    Stenhousemuir 3 - 0 Dundee United
    League (Division Two)