Hamish French Player Profile

Player Details



Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1991-92 7 (1) 2 0 0 25.0% 25.0% 50.0%
1990-91 20 (4) 6 0 0 54.2% 8.3% 37.5%
1989-90 7 (7) 2 0 0 21.4% 35.7% 42.9%
1988-89 15 (10) 3 0 0 52.0% 36.0% 12.0%
1987-88 26 4 0 0 38.5% 42.3% 19.2%
Totals: 75 (22) 17


 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
 19/10/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 2
 21/09/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 1
 07/09/91 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 0
 03/09/91 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 3
 31/08/91 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H) 0 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 19/10/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 2
 27/08/91 3rd Round vs. Falkirk (H) 1 - 0
 04/05/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H) 2 - 1
 23/02/91 4th Round vs. Airdrie (H) 2 - 0
 19/02/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 19/10/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 2
 27/08/91 3rd Round vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 0
 04/05/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 1
 04/05/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 1
 23/02/91 4th Round vs. Airdrie (H)  2 - 0
 23/02/91 4th Round vs. Airdrie (H)  2 - 0
 19/02/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 0
 10/10/90 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 0
 16/09/89 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 2
 12/08/89 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 1
 07/01/89 Premier Division vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 0
 03/01/89 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1
 10/12/88 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  4 - 1
 02/04/88 Premier Division vs. Dundee (H)  1 - 0
 30/03/88 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  5 - 1
 30/01/88 3rd Round vs. Arbroath (A)  7 - 0
 19/12/87 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 19/10/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 2
 21/09/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 1
 07/09/91 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 0
 03/09/91 Quarter Final vs. Dunfermline (A)  1 - 3
 31/08/91 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 0
 27/08/91 3rd Round vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 0
 24/08/91 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 1
 10/08/91 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  3 - 4
 18/05/91 Final vs. Motherwell (N)  3 - 4
 11/05/91 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 1
 04/05/91 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 1
 24/04/91 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 1
 16/04/91 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (A)  0 - 1
 13/04/91 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 1
 06/04/91 Semi Final vs. St Johnstone (N)  2 - 1
 30/03/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  0 - 0
 23/03/91 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 2
 09/03/91 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0
 02/03/91 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 0
 23/02/91 4th Round vs. Airdrie (H)  2 - 0
 19/02/91 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 0
 02/02/91 Premier Division vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 1
 19/01/91 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (H)  3 - 0
 02/01/91 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 0
 10/11/90 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  2 - 1
 07/11/90 2nd Round 2nd Leg vs. Vitesse (H)  0 - 4
 03/11/90 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 0
 27/10/90 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 2
 24/10/90 2nd Round 1st Leg vs. Vitesse (A)  0 - 1
 20/10/90 Premier Division vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 0
 13/10/90 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 0
 10/10/90 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  3 - 0
 05/05/90 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 0
 28/04/90 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  1 - 1
 21/04/90 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 1
 18/04/90 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 1
 14/04/90 Semi Final vs. Aberdeen (N)  0 - 4
 24/03/90 Premier Division vs. Dundee (H)  1 - 2
 10/03/90 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 0
 23/09/89 Premier Division vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 1
 16/09/89 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 2
 13/09/89 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Glentoran (A)  3 - 1
 09/09/89 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 2
 26/08/89 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 1
 19/08/89 Premier Division vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 4
 12/08/89 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 1
 18/02/89 4th Round vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 1
 11/02/89 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 1
 28/01/89 3rd Round vs. Dundee (A)  2 - 1
 21/01/89 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 0
 14/01/89 Premier Division vs. Hamilton (A)  5 - 0
 07/01/89 Premier Division vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 0
 03/01/89 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1
 31/12/88 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0
 17/12/88 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 0
 10/12/88 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  4 - 1
 03/12/88 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 0
 26/11/88 Premier Division vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 0
 12/11/88 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 1
 02/11/88 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 1
 22/10/88 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 1
 05/10/88 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Floriana (H)  1 - 0
 01/10/88 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 0
 27/09/88 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 1
 20/09/88 Semi Final vs. Aberdeen (N)  0 - 2
 17/09/88 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 1
 06/09/88 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Floriana (A)  0 - 0
 03/09/88 Premier Division vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 0
 31/08/88 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 0
 16/08/88 2nd Round vs. Partick Th (A)  2 - 0
 13/08/88 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0
 07/05/88 Premier Division vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 0
 04/05/88 Premier Division vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 1
 16/04/88 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 4
 09/04/88 Semi Final vs. Aberdeen (N)  0 - 0
 02/04/88 Premier Division vs. Dundee (H)  1 - 0
 30/03/88 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  5 - 1
 19/03/88 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 2
 15/03/88 Quarter Final Replay vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 12/03/88 Quarter Final vs. Dundee (A)  0 - 0
 05/03/88 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 0
 27/02/88 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 1
 20/02/88 4th Round vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 0
 13/02/88 Premier Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  3 - 0
 06/02/88 Premier Division vs. Morton (H)  2 - 0
 03/02/88 Premier Division vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 1
 30/01/88 3rd Round vs. Arbroath (A)  7 - 0
 16/01/88 Premier Division vs. Dundee (A)  2 - 0
 09/01/88 Premier Division vs. Falkirk (H)  0 - 0
 02/01/88 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 0
 26/12/87 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  1 - 2
 19/12/87 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 0
 31/10/87 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 3
 24/10/87 Premier Division vs. Celtic (A)  2 - 1
 21/10/87 2nd Round 1st Leg vs. Vitkovice (H)  1 - 2
 17/10/87 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 0
 08/08/87 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 1


Biography


Aberdeen born Hamish had begun his career with Highland League side Keith, when United manager brought the 19 year-old attacking player to Tannadice in 1983. However, United released him a few days later as the player declined the chance to play full-time in order to finish his engineering apprenticeship. Although he returned to play for Keith for a further four years, he had been back at Tannadice training with the squad on occasion before eventually signing for United in the summer of 1987 in a deal worth around £10,000.

Hamish joined the squad on the pre-season tour of Norway, making his first appearance against Lillestrom, and scored against Tromso in the second match. In his first match in Scotland for United, the striker grabbed four goals against Montrose in the Forfarshire Cup before making his competitive debut against Rangers at Ibrox in the opening match of the season. Unfortunately, an injury received in training just two days later kept him out for two months, but he was soon back in the side on a regular basis. His five seasons with United were successful but peppered with periods in the side-line through injury. A highlight of his time at Tannadice was playing in the 1991 Scottish Cup final against Motherwell, where he played well and looked to have opened the scoring for United but was ruled offside as he went on to collect a runners-up medal.

In October 1991 Hamish was surprisingly transferred to Dunfermline for £150,000, where he spent nine years, helping them win promotion from the First Division in 1996 and 2000. He moved to Alloa Athletic in October 2000 and then Cowdenbeath nine months later but remained on at East End Park as a youth coach. A double leg fracture in September 2002 effectively ended his playing career, and after officially retiring in May 2004 he stayed on at East End Park as a member of the senior coaching team.





Debut

August 8th, 1987
Rangers 1 - 1 Dundee United

League (Premier Division)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Hamish was born on this date in Aberdeen.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    LSK 1 - 1 Dundee United
    Friendly (E-Cup)


  • First Team Debut

    Rangers 1 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Premier Division)

    Our record at Ibrox, which isn't as bad as most people think, should have been improved by even more than the point we gained here. Facing a Rangers' team devoid of Butcher, Roberts and Souness, we to


  • First Goal

    St Mirren 0 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Premier Division)

    After the disappointment of Wednesday, this was a heartening performance which brought two thoroughly deserved points. Right from te off we exerted a grip of midfield and in the fourth minute Jim McIn


  • 50th Appearance

    Dundee United 1 - 1 Rangers
    League (Premier Division)

    It may have taken a freak goal in injury time to salvage our unbeaten run, but I doubt if any one could have made out a case that we didn't deserve, at least, a share of the spoils. The first


  • 50th League Appearance

    St Mirren 0 - 0 Dundee United
    League (Premier Division)

    We went into this game in the knowledge that a point was a necessity if we were to finish above Celtic and qualify for Europe, provided Aberdeen won the cup. Free transport had been laid on for United


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 1 - 2 St Johnstone
    League (Premier Division)

    For this Tayside derby, both sides were forced into making several changes. Saints lost the services of Cherry, Baltacha and Moore due to injury, whilst Duncan Ferguson was a flu-victim and out of the


  • Last Goal

    Dundee United 1 - 2 St Johnstone
    League (Premier Division)

    For this Tayside derby, both sides were forced into making several changes. Saints lost the services of Cherry, Baltacha and Moore due to injury, whilst Duncan Ferguson was a flu-victim and out of the