Davie Halliday Player Profile

Personal

  • Full Name: Dave Halliday
  • Born: December 11th, 1901 (Dumfries)
  • Died: January 5th, 1970

Career



Dundee Career Summary


Competitive Friendlies Other (War)
1921-22 31 25 - - - -
1922-23 34 15 - - - -
1923-24 39 39 - - - -
1924-25 43 24 - - - -
TOTAL 147 103 - - - -

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


David Halliday was born in 1901 in Dumfries and it would be in his home town where he would beging his football career.

Halliday worked for car manufacturer Arrol-Johnston and also played for their works football side, who they would be one of the three teams who merged to become Queen of the South in 1919.

He would sign for Queens the season after their inception but their games were mostly made up of friendlies and challenge matches.

Halliday signed for St Mirren for the 1920-21 season as a part-time player but he wouldn't produce the goalscoring ability that would lavish his later career. After only two goals in thirteen matches, he moved onto Dundee where his career would kick on massively.

He was an instant hit straight away with 25 goals.in 31 one games.

In 1923-24, Halliday ended the season and not only Dundee's top goalscorer, but also the top goalscorer in Scotland with 38 goals.

In total, in 147 appearances in all competitions, Halliday scored 103 times and sits 10th in our all time goalscorers chart.

In 1925, Halliday signed for Sunderland and instantly continued his scoring exploits at Dens with the Black Cats.

He broke and still holds plenty of goalscoring records with Sunderland.

Halliday then moved to London to sign for Arsenal after 4 seasons at Sunderland in 1929 in 1929 the Manchester City a season later.

His last two clubs were Clapton Orient (now Leyton Orient) and Yeovil and Petters United (now Yeovil Town).

At the end of his career, Halliday moved into management with Yeovil and Petters United, Aberdeen and Leicester City.

Despite not winning any domestic honours during his playing career, he guided Aberdeen to the First Division Title and Scottish Cup.

Debut

August 20th, 1921
Falkirk 1 - 0 Dundee

League (Division One)


Playing Statistics - First Team Competitive matches (All Seasons)



Competition NPS Win % Draw % Loss %
League 12690- --
Scottish Cup 2113- --
Totals: 147103- --

 Recent Starting Appearances (First Team Competitive matches)
 22/04/25 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 1 - 1
 18/04/25 Division One vs. Hearts (A) 0 - 1
 15/04/25 Division One vs. St Mirren (H) 0 - 2
 11/04/25 Final vs. Celtic (N) 1 - 2
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 3 - 0

 Recent Goals Scored (First Team Competitive matches)
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 3 - 0
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 3 - 0
 28/03/25 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H) 2 - 0
 07/03/25 4th Round vs. Broxburn Utd (H) 1 - 0
 25/02/25 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (H) 1 - 0

 List of First Team Competitive matches played (click to expand)
 22/04/25 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  1 - 1
 18/04/25 Division One vs. Hearts (A)  0 - 1
 15/04/25 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 2
 11/04/25 Final vs. Celtic (N)  1 - 2
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 28/03/25 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 24/03/25 Semi Final Replay vs. Hamilton (N)  2 - 0
 21/03/25 Semi Final vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 1
 14/03/25 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 0
 10/03/25 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  1 - 0
 07/03/25 4th Round vs. Broxburn Utd (H)  1 - 0
 28/02/25 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 4
 25/02/25 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (H)  1 - 0
 21/02/25 3rd Round vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 14/02/25 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  2 - 0
 10/02/25 Division One vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 2
 07/02/25 2nd Round vs. Lochgelly Utd (H)  2 - 1
 31/01/25 Division One vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  0 - 2
 24/01/25 1st Round vs. Johnstone (H)  5 - 0
 17/01/25 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 0
 10/01/25 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 4
 05/01/25 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (A)  3 - 4
 03/01/25 Division One vs. Partick (H)  0 - 2
 01/01/25 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H)  2 - 0
 27/12/24 Division One vs. Morton (A)  1 - 1
 25/12/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  0 - 3
 20/12/24 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 2
 13/12/24 Division One vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 1
 06/12/24 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 0
 29/11/24 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 0
 22/11/24 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  1 - 4
 15/11/24 Division One vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  1 - 1
 08/11/24 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 01/11/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H)  1 - 2
 25/10/24 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 4
 11/10/24 Division One vs. Morton (H)  0 - 0
 27/09/24 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  2 - 4
 20/09/24 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 4
 13/09/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 1
 06/09/24 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2
 30/08/24 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  6 - 0
 23/08/24 Division One vs. Partick (A)  1 - 1
 16/08/24 Division One vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 0
 19/04/24 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (A)  0 - 0
 12/04/24 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  1 - 1
 05/04/24 Division One vs. Clyde (H)  3 - 1
 29/03/24 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 1
 22/03/24 Division One vs. Partick (A)  2 - 5
 08/03/24 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 01/03/24 Division One vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 27/02/24 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 4
 23/02/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  5 - 3
 20/02/24 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 13/02/24 2nd Round Replay vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 1
 09/02/24 2nd Round vs. Raith Rovers (H)  0 - 0
 02/02/24 Division One vs. Clyde (A)  2 - 0
 26/01/24 1st Round vs. Dykehead (H)  2 - 0
 19/01/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 2
 12/01/24 Division One vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 1
 05/01/24 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 1
 02/01/24 Division One vs. Falkirk (A)  1 - 4
 01/01/24 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 1
 29/12/23 Division One vs. Hearts (A)  0 - 1
 22/12/23 Division One vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 1
 15/12/23 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 2
 08/12/23 Division One vs. Partick (H)  0 - 0
 01/12/23 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  4 - 2
 24/11/23 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  0 - 0
 17/11/23 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 0
 10/11/23 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (H)  4 - 1
 03/11/23 Division One vs. Morton (A)  1 - 2
 27/10/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  7 - 2
 20/10/23 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 13/10/23 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 4
 06/10/23 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 4
 29/09/23 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A)  3 - 1
 22/09/23 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 0
 15/09/23 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 2
 08/09/23 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H)  1 - 0
 01/09/23 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 0
 25/08/23 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  5 - 1
 18/08/23 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 3
 14/04/23 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  3 - 1
 09/04/23 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 07/04/23 Division One vs. Clyde (H)  1 - 0
 31/03/23 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  0 - 0
 24/03/23 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 2
 17/03/23 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 2
 05/03/23 4th Round Second Replay vs. Third Lanark (N)  0 - 1
 03/03/23 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 28/02/23 4th Round Replay vs. Third Lanark (H)  0 - 0
 24/02/23 4th Round vs. Third Lanark (A)  1 - 1
 17/02/23 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  1 - 1
 14/02/23 3rd Round Replay vs. Hamilton (A)  1 - 0
 10/02/23 3rd Round vs. Hamilton (H)  0 - 0
 06/02/23 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 4
 03/02/23 Division One vs. Partick (A)  0 - 2
 31/01/23 2nd Round Replay vs. St Bernard's (A)  3 - 2
 27/01/23 2nd Round vs. St Bernard's (H)  0 - 0
 13/01/23 1st Round vs. Vale (H)  6 - 0
 06/01/23 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 2
 02/01/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 0
 01/01/23 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 0
 30/12/22 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 25/12/22 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  0 - 2
 09/12/22 Division One vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 4
 02/12/22 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H)  0 - 4
 25/11/22 Division One vs. Morton (A)  3 - 2
 18/11/22 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 0
 11/11/22 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 3
 04/11/22 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  1 - 0
 28/10/22 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (A)  3 - 0
 21/10/22 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 0
 14/10/22 Division One vs. Alloa (H)  3 - 1
 02/10/22 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H)  2 - 0
 30/09/22 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (A)  0 - 0
 29/04/22 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 0
 22/04/22 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (H)  1 - 1
 19/04/22 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 0
 15/04/22 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 08/04/22 Division One vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 4
 25/03/22 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 1
 18/03/22 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 0
 11/03/22 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  0 - 1
 04/03/22 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (A)  0 - 1
 01/03/22 Division One vs. Partick (H)  0 - 0
 25/02/22 3rd Round vs. Aberdeen (A)  0 - 3
 18/02/22 Division One vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 0
 15/02/22 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A)  3 - 5
 11/02/22 2nd Round vs. Royal Albert (A)  1 - 0
 04/02/22 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 2
 28/01/22 1st Round vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  2 - 0
 21/01/22 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  3 - 0
 14/01/22 Division One vs. Morton (H)  2 - 1
 19/11/21 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 0
 12/11/21 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 1
 05/11/21 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  0 - 0
 29/10/21 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (A)  3 - 0
 22/10/21 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 0
 15/10/21 Division One vs. Hearts (A)  0 - 0
 08/10/21 Division One vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 0
 03/10/21 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 1
 01/10/21 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 0
 24/09/21 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 1
 21/09/21 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 2
 10/09/21 Division One vs. Morton (A)  1 - 2
 20/08/21 Division One vs. Falkirk (A)  0 - 1

 List of First Team Competitive goals scored (click to expand)
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 04/04/25 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 28/03/25 Division One vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 07/03/25 4th Round vs. Broxburn Utd (H)  1 - 0
 25/02/25 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (H)  1 - 0
 21/02/25 3rd Round vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 14/02/25 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  2 - 0
 24/01/25 1st Round vs. Johnstone (H)  5 - 0
 24/01/25 1st Round vs. Johnstone (H)  5 - 0
 24/01/25 1st Round vs. Johnstone (H)  5 - 0
 17/01/25 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 0
 01/01/25 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H)  2 - 0
 13/12/24 Division One vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 1
 29/11/24 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 0
 25/10/24 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 4
 27/09/24 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  2 - 4
 27/09/24 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  2 - 4
 13/09/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 1
 06/09/24 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2
 30/08/24 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  6 - 0
 30/08/24 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  6 - 0
 30/08/24 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  6 - 0
 30/08/24 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  6 - 0
 23/08/24 Division One vs. Partick (A)  1 - 1
 05/04/24 Division One vs. Clyde (H)  3 - 1
 29/03/24 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 1
 22/03/24 Division One vs. Partick (A)  2 - 5
 08/03/24 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 08/03/24 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  4 - 1
 27/02/24 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 4
 27/02/24 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 4
 23/02/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  5 - 3
 23/02/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  5 - 3
 23/02/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  5 - 3
 23/02/24 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A)  5 - 3
 20/02/24 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 02/02/24 Division One vs. Clyde (A)  2 - 0
 02/02/24 Division One vs. Clyde (A)  2 - 0
 26/01/24 1st Round vs. Dykehead (H)  2 - 0
 19/01/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 2
 19/01/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 2
 19/01/24 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  4 - 2
 12/01/24 Division One vs. Rangers (A)  1 - 1
 02/01/24 Division One vs. Falkirk (A)  1 - 4
 22/12/23 Division One vs. Celtic (H)  2 - 1
 01/12/23 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  4 - 2
 10/11/23 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (H)  4 - 1
 10/11/23 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (H)  4 - 1
 10/11/23 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (H)  4 - 1
 03/11/23 Division One vs. Morton (A)  1 - 2
 27/10/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  7 - 2
 27/10/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  7 - 2
 27/10/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  7 - 2
 27/10/23 Division One vs. Hibernian (H)  7 - 2
 20/10/23 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 20/10/23 Division One vs. Airdrie (H)  3 - 1
 13/10/23 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 4
 06/10/23 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 4
 29/09/23 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A)  3 - 1
 22/09/23 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 0
 22/09/23 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 0
 22/09/23 Division One vs. Queen's Park (H)  3 - 0
 15/09/23 Division One vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 2
 14/04/23 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  3 - 1
 09/04/23 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 09/04/23 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 24/03/23 Division One vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 2
 24/02/23 4th Round vs. Third Lanark (A)  1 - 1
 31/01/23 2nd Round Replay vs. St Bernard's (A)  3 - 2
 13/01/23 1st Round vs. Vale (H)  6 - 0
 13/01/23 1st Round vs. Vale (H)  6 - 0
 13/01/23 1st Round vs. Vale (H)  6 - 0
 30/12/22 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (H)  4 - 0
 25/11/22 Division One vs. Morton (A)  3 - 2
 11/11/22 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 3
 11/11/22 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  3 - 3
 21/10/22 Division One vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 0
 14/10/22 Division One vs. Alloa (H)  3 - 1
 29/04/22 Division One vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 0
 15/04/22 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 15/04/22 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 15/04/22 Division One vs. Falkirk (H)  3 - 0
 25/03/22 Division One vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 1
 18/03/22 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 0
 18/03/22 Division One vs. Hearts (H)  2 - 0
 18/02/22 Division One vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 0
 11/02/22 2nd Round vs. Royal Albert (A)  1 - 0
 04/02/22 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 2
 04/02/22 Division One vs. St Mirren (H)  2 - 2
 28/01/22 1st Round vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  2 - 0
 21/01/22 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  3 - 0
 21/01/22 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  3 - 0
 21/01/22 Division One vs. Queen's Park (A)  3 - 0
 14/01/22 Division One vs. Morton (H)  2 - 1
 14/01/22 Division One vs. Morton (H)  2 - 1
 19/11/21 Division One vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 0
 12/11/21 Division One vs. Hibernian (A)  1 - 1
 29/10/21 Division One vs. Clydebank (1914) (A)  3 - 0
 22/10/21 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 0
 22/10/21 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 0
 03/10/21 Division One vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 1
 01/10/21 Division One vs. Airdrie (A)  2 - 0
 21/09/21 Division One vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 2

  = 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


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