David Craig Player Profile

Player Details



Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1995-96 - - - - - - -
1994-95 4 (5) 1 0 0 22.2% 33.3% 44.4%
Totals: 4 (5) 1


 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
 13/05/95 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 1
 06/05/95 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 2
 21/03/95 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H) 1 - 1
 07/02/95 3rd Round Replay vs. Clyde (A) 5 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 07/02/95 3rd Round Replay vs. Clyde (A) 5 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 07/02/95 3rd Round Replay vs. Clyde (A)  5 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 13/05/95 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 1
 06/05/95 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 2
 29/04/95 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  0 - 1
 21/03/95 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  1 - 1
 07/02/95 3rd Round Replay vs. Clyde (A)  5 - 1
 04/02/95 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 1
 05/11/94 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 2
 29/09/94 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Tatran Prešov (A)  1 - 3
 16/08/94 2nd Round vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0


Biography


A defender who started his career at Partick Thistle in 1989, David made over a dozen appearances for The Jags before signing for East Stirlingshire in 1991. After three seasons at Firs Park he signed for United in July 1994 for around £30,000 and made his competitive debut as a substitute against St Mirren in the League Cup in August.

After a handful more appearances from the bench, his first appearance in the starting eleven didn't come until February in a Scottish Cup replay against Clyde, a match in which he scored his one and only goal for the Club. After playing in the final three matches of the season as United dropped out of the top flight for the first time in 35 years, he was transfer listed in the summer and eventually left to join Hamilton Academical.

He quickly moved on to Raith Rovers before he returned to Hamilton in 1997. He spent six years with Ayr United, collecting a League Cup runners-up medal in 2002, and had spells with Queen of the South and Brechin City before returning to his first club Partick Thistle, where he helped them win promotion in 2006. Towards the end of his career he played for Dumbarton, Montrose, Arthurlie and Elgin City.





Debut (as sub)

August 16th, 1994
St Mirren 0 - 1 Dundee United

League Cup (2nd Round)

Full Debut

February 7th, 1995
Clyde 1 - 5 Dundee United

Scottish Cup (3rd Round Replay)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth

    David was born on this date in Glasgow.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    A defender who started his career at Partick Thistle in 1989, David made over a dozen appearances for The Jags before signing for East Stirlingshire in 1991. After three seasons at Firs Park he signed for United in July 1994 for around £30,000 and made his competitive debut as a substitute against St Mirren in the League Cup in August.

  • In the early part, and indeed, for most of the game United were well on top, but without seriously troubling Combe until the 16th minute when the Saints keeper was at full stretch, keeping out Brewster's shot on the' turn with his right foot.

  • The first ever Scottish Cup tie at Broadwood Stadium ended in an emphatic if slightly flattering victory for the holders. There were surprises in the line-up for the near three thousand supporters who travelled through to Cumbernauld for United's first ever visit to Broadwood. There was no starting place for Saturday's hero Jerren Nixon because of a knock he took. David Craig, starting a match for the first time was his surprise replacement. Christian Dailly, who was a star in defence at Ibrox remained in that role, whilst Dragutin Ristic returned to first team action for the first time since October 22nd.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 0 - 1 Celtic

    United's last match of the season also proved to be a hopefully temporary adieu to two decades of Premier division football. As it turned out the defeat by Celtic was academic for survival hopes with results elsewhere confirming our relegation fate.