James Witherspoon Player Profile

Player Details

  • Position: Right Winger
  • Signed: June 21st, 1941
  • First Manager: Jimmy Allan
  • Career Totals: 5 appearances


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1941-42 5 0 0 0 20.0% 40.0% 40.0%
Totals: 5 (0) 0


 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
 20/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 1
 13/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A) 1 - 2
 06/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (H) 1 - 4
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A) 4 - 1
 09/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H) 1 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 20/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 1
 13/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 2
 06/09/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. Leith Athletic (H)  1 - 4
 16/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. St Bernard's (A)  4 - 1
 09/08/41 North Eastern - 1st Series vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 1


Biography


James was an amateur signed by United during WW2 but a few weeks later he appears to have left the area.





Debut


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August 9th, 1941
East Fife 1 - 1 Dundee United

Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)


Timeline


  • 1. Signed For Dundee United


    James was an amateur signed by United during WW2 but a few weeks later he appears to have left the area.


  • 2. First Team Debut

    Dundee United 1 - 1 East Fife
    Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)

    The 4000 crowd at Tannadice showed Dundee is still eager for senior football.
    First half hour suggested the Fifers were going to run away with the game. There always seemed to be two wasp jerseys to each black and white. Only inept Methil finishing plus fine keeping by Kellar kept United on the hunt.
    When this early offensive had exhausted itself the more haphazard homesters came out of thei


  • 3. Last Appearance

    Dundee United 1 - 1 Dunfermline
    Wartime (North Eastern - 1st Series)

    Dunfermline played good enough stuff in the outfield, but couldn't finish it off. United were a haphazard lot in all departments, save goal, and failed to cash in on their greatest asset, the shooting power of Huddersfield's Juliussen.
    Until a few minutes after the interval, it looked as if the homsters ram stam methods would carry them through. But they failed to last the pace and the directed