George Merchant Player Profile

Personal

  • Full Name: George Merchant
  • Born: May 13th, 1926 (Dundee)
  • Died: September 16th, 2015 (Carnoustie)
  • Height: 6' 1

Career

  • Position: Striker
  • Signed: July 14th, 1951
  • First Manager: George Anderson
  • Dundee Career Totals:
    89 first team competitive appearances
    52 first team competitive goals
  • Also Played For: Aberdeen, Dundee United


Dundee Career Summary


Competitive Friendlies Other (War)
1951-52 11- - (1)- - -
1952-53 5- - (1)- - -
1953-54 13 11 - - - -
1954-55 23 16 - - - -
1955-56 24 14 - - - -
1956-57 13 11 - - - -
TOTAL 89 52 - (2)- - -

NOTES:
Other Cups may include: Anglo-Scottish Cup, Challenge Cup, Cup Winners' Cup, Drybrough Cup, International Soccer League, League Cup, Summer Cup, Texaco Cup.


Biography


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Debut

October 20th, 1951
Dundee 2 - 1 Celtic

League (A Division)


Playing Statistics - First Team Competitive matches (All Seasons)



Competition NPS Win % Draw % Loss %
League 6531- --
Scottish Cup 87- --
League Cup 1614- --
Totals: 8952- --

 Recent Starting Appearances (First Team Competitive matches)
 22/12/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 2
 08/12/56 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 2 - 0
 09/10/56 Semi Final Replay vs. Partick (N) 2 - 3
 06/10/56 Semi Final vs. Partick (N) 0 - 0
 15/09/56 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Dundee Utd (A) 1 - 2

 Recent Goals Scored (First Team Competitive matches)
 08/12/56 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 2 - 0
 15/09/56 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Dundee Utd (A) 1 - 2
 12/09/56 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Dundee Utd (H) 7 - 3
 08/09/56 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H) 1 - 1
 01/09/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (A) 7 - 1

 List of First Team Competitive matches played (click to expand)
 22/12/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 2
 08/12/56 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 0
 09/10/56 Semi Final Replay vs. Partick (N)  2 - 3
 06/10/56 Semi Final vs. Partick (N)  0 - 0
 15/09/56 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Dundee Utd (A)  1 - 2
 12/09/56 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Dundee Utd (H)  7 - 3
 08/09/56 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 01/09/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (A)  7 - 1
 30/08/56 Group 1 vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 2
 25/08/56 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 18/08/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 15/08/56 Group 1 vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 0
 11/08/56 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 0
 28/04/56 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 1
 24/04/56 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 2
 21/04/56 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 3
 13/04/56 Division One vs. Stirling Albion (H)  2 - 1
 07/04/56 Division One vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 2
 02/04/56 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 3
 31/03/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 5
 24/03/56 Division One vs. Partick (H)  3 - 0
 17/03/56 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 1
 10/03/56 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  1 - 3
 25/02/56 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 18/02/56 6th Round vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 1
 11/02/56 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 1
 08/02/56 5th Round Replay vs. Dundee Utd (H)  3 - 0
 04/02/56 5th Round vs. Dundee Utd (A)  2 - 2
 21/01/56 Division One vs. Clyde (A)  1 - 4
 14/01/56 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  0 - 2
 07/01/56 Division One vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 3
 02/01/56 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H)  2 - 4
 31/12/55 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 24/12/55 Division One vs. Stirling Albion (A)  0 - 0
 17/12/55 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  5 - 1
 10/12/55 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 6
 17/08/55 Group 1 vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 2
 30/04/55 A Division vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 2
 02/04/55 A Division vs. Partick (A)  1 - 2
 26/03/55 A Division vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 0
 19/03/55 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  4 - 1
 12/03/55 A Division vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 2
 09/03/55 A Division vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 1
 05/03/55 A Division vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 0
 12/02/55 A Division vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 1
 09/02/55 5th Round Replay vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 1
 05/02/55 5th Round vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 0
 29/01/55 A Division vs. Rangers (H)  2 - 1
 08/01/55 A Division vs. Hearts (A)  1 - 2
 03/01/55 A Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  2 - 5
 01/01/55 A Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 1
 25/12/54 A Division vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 1
 18/12/54 A Division vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 4
 11/12/54 A Division vs. Partick (H)  3 - 1
 04/12/54 A Division vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 27/11/54 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  2 - 0
 20/11/54 A Division vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 3
 28/08/54 Group 4 vs. Hearts (H)  4 - 1
 21/08/54 Group 4 vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 1
 18/08/54 Group 4 vs. Celtic (H)  3 - 1
 17/04/54 A Division vs. Partick (H)  6 - 0
 10/04/54 A Division vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 3
 03/04/54 A Division vs. East Fife (A)  1 - 1
 27/03/54 A Division vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 0
 20/03/54 A Division vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 2
 13/03/54 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  3 - 2
 10/03/54 A Division vs. Airdrie (H)  1 - 0
 27/02/54 3rd Round vs. Berwick (A)  0 - 3
 20/02/54 A Division vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 5
 17/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 13/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 1
 06/02/54 A Division vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 2
 16/01/54 A Division vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 5
 08/11/52 A Division vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 0
 01/11/52 A Division vs. East Fife (A)  2 - 3
 11/10/52 A Division vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 1
 16/08/52 Group 4 vs. Clyde (H)  2 - 2
 13/08/52 Group 4 vs. Airdrie (A)  3 - 1
 02/04/52 A Division vs. Morton (H)  2 - 2
 01/03/52 A Division vs. St Mirren (H)  3 - 0
 27/02/52 A Division vs. Queen of South (A)  0 - 1
 12/01/52 A Division vs. Morton (A)  0 - 3
 05/01/52 A Division vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 3
 02/01/52 A Division vs. Rangers (A)  2 - 1
 01/01/52 A Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  3 - 2
 29/12/51 A Division vs. Third Lanark (A)  2 - 0
 25/12/51 A Division vs. Partick (A)  3 - 1
 22/12/51 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  4 - 1
 20/10/51 A Division vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 1

 List of First Team Competitive goals scored (click to expand)
 08/12/56 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 0
 15/09/56 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Dundee Utd (A)  1 - 2
 12/09/56 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Dundee Utd (H)  7 - 3
 08/09/56 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 01/09/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (A)  7 - 1
 01/09/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (A)  7 - 1
 30/08/56 Group 1 vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 2
 25/08/56 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 25/08/56 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 18/08/56 Group 1 vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 15/08/56 Group 1 vs. Raith Rovers (A)  1 - 0
 24/04/56 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 2
 24/04/56 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 2
 13/04/56 Division One vs. Stirling Albion (H)  2 - 1
 07/04/56 Division One vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 2
 31/03/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 5
 31/03/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 5
 31/03/56 Division One vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 5
 24/03/56 Division One vs. Partick (H)  3 - 0
 08/02/56 5th Round Replay vs. Dundee Utd (H)  3 - 0
 04/02/56 5th Round vs. Dundee Utd (A)  2 - 2
 02/01/56 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H)  2 - 4
 17/12/55 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  5 - 1
 17/12/55 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  5 - 1
 10/12/55 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 6
 12/03/55 A Division vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 2
 29/01/55 A Division vs. Rangers (H)  2 - 1
 03/01/55 A Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  2 - 5
 25/12/54 A Division vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 1
 25/12/54 A Division vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 1
 18/12/54 A Division vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 4
 11/12/54 A Division vs. Partick (H)  3 - 1
 04/12/54 A Division vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 04/12/54 A Division vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 04/12/54 A Division vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 27/11/54 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  2 - 0
 28/08/54 Group 4 vs. Hearts (H)  4 - 1
 21/08/54 Group 4 vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 1
 21/08/54 Group 4 vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 1
 21/08/54 Group 4 vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 1
 18/08/54 Group 4 vs. Celtic (H)  3 - 1
 17/04/54 A Division vs. Partick (H)  6 - 0
 03/04/54 A Division vs. East Fife (A)  1 - 1
 13/03/54 A Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  3 - 2
 10/03/54 A Division vs. Airdrie (H)  1 - 0
 20/02/54 A Division vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 5
 17/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 17/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 17/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 17/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 13/02/54 2nd Round vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 1
 16/01/54 A Division vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 5

  = Starting Appearances (Sub Appearances) | = Goals | NPS = Squad Appearances (as Non-Playing Sub) | GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


  • Signed For Dundee


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee 2 - 1 Celtic
    League (A Division)


  • First Goal

    Queen of South 5 - 1 Dundee
    League (A Division)


  • 50th Appearance

    Motherwell 0 - 2 Dundee
    League (A Division)


  • 50th League Appearance

    Clyde 4 - 1 Dundee
    League (Division One)


  • 50th Goal

    Dundee 7 - 3 Dundee Utd
    League Cup (Quarter Final 1st Leg)


  • Last Appearance

    East Fife 2 - 0 Dundee
    League (Division One)