John McPhail Player Profile

Personal

  • Born: December 7th, 1955 (Dundee)
  • Height: 6' 0

Career



Dundee Career Summary


Competitive Friendlies Other (War)
1974-75 - - - - - -
1975-76 5 (1)-1- - -
1976-77 33 (2)-5 3 - -
1977-78 39-2 (1)- - -
1978-79 3 (1)-3- - -
1979-80 - - - - - -
TOTAL 80 (4)-11 (1) 3 - -

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


Dundee-born defender, who also came through the ranks at Dens, John broke through to the first season after reconstruction in 1975.

His first appearance for the club against Rangers in April 1976 as the club unsuccessfully battled against relegation. John on to make another eighty-three appearances, the last against Clyde, before he was sold to Sheffield United for £25,000 in January 1979.

It was the start of a long career in England with the central defender going on to play for York City, Bristol City and Hartlepool before hanging up his boots just short of his fortieth birthday and for a while managed the north-east of England club.

Debut (as sub)

April 10th, 1976
Rangers 3 - 0 Dundee

League (Premier Division)

Full Debut

April 14th, 1976
Dundee 1 - 1 Hibernian

League (Premier Division)


Playing Statistics - First Team Competitive matches (All Seasons)



Competition NPS Win % Draw % Loss %
League 64 (4)-3 11
Scottish Cup 5-- --
League Cup 11-1 --
Totals: 80 (4)-4 11

 Recent Starting Appearances (First Team Competitive matches)
 18/11/78 First Division vs. Clyde (A) 1 - 2
 16/08/78 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Celtic (A) 1 - 3
 12/08/78 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 1 - 0
 29/04/78 First Division vs. Morton (A) 3 - 2
 22/04/78 First Division vs. Queen of South (H) 3 - 0

 Recent Goals Scored (First Team Competitive matches)
 None

 List of First Team Competitive matches played (click to expand)
 18/11/78 First Division vs. Clyde (A)  1 - 2
 11/11/78 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  0 - 0
 04/11/78 First Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 1
 21/10/78 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H)  1 - 0
 16/08/78 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 3
 12/08/78 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 0
 29/04/78 First Division vs. Morton (A)  3 - 2
 22/04/78 First Division vs. Queen of South (H)  3 - 0
 15/04/78 First Division vs. Alloa (A)  5 - 1
 12/04/78 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 2
 08/04/78 First Division vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 25/03/78 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 0
 22/03/78 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 2
 18/03/78 First Division vs. Arbroath (A)  0 - 0
 11/03/78 First Division vs. Queen of South (H)  3 - 0
 08/03/78 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  1 - 0
 04/03/78 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (A)  3 - 3
 01/03/78 First Division vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 0
 25/02/78 First Division vs. East Fife (H)  2 - 0
 06/02/78 3rd Round vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 7
 14/01/78 First Division vs. Alloa (H)  6 - 0
 07/01/78 First Division vs. Hearts (A)  2 - 2
 02/01/78 First Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 4
 24/12/77 First Division vs. Morton (H)  3 - 1
 17/12/77 First Division vs. East Fife (A)  3 - 0
 10/12/77 First Division vs. Montrose (H)  4 - 1
 03/12/77 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 1
 26/11/77 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 0
 19/11/77 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  0 - 0
 12/11/77 First Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  5 - 3
 05/11/77 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  2 - 0
 29/10/77 First Division vs. Hearts (H)  1 - 1
 26/10/77 3rd Round 2nd Leg vs. Queen of South (A)  0 - 6
 19/10/77 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 3
 15/10/77 First Division vs. East Fife (H)  2 - 1
 08/10/77 First Division vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 1
 05/10/77 3rd Round 1st Leg vs. Queen of South (H)  0 - 0
 01/10/77 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  2 - 1
 28/09/77 First Division vs. Queen of South (A)  2 - 0
 24/09/77 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 1
 17/09/77 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 1
 14/09/77 First Division vs. Alloa (A)  5 - 3
 10/09/77 First Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 1
 03/09/77 2nd Round 2nd Leg vs. Berwick (A)  1 - 1
 31/08/77 2nd Round 1st Leg vs. Berwick (H)  4 - 0
 30/04/77 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  3 - 0
 23/04/77 First Division vs. East Fife (A)  2 - 0
 19/04/77 First Division vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 4
 16/04/77 First Division vs. East Fife (H)  2 - 2
 12/04/77 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (H)  2 - 3
 09/04/77 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H)  3 - 1
 06/04/77 Semi Final vs. Celtic (N)  0 - 2
 02/04/77 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (A)  2 - 2
 30/03/77 First Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 0
 26/03/77 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  5 - 2
 23/03/77 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  4 - 0
 19/03/77 First Division vs. Arbroath (A)  0 - 1
 15/03/77 First Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 12/03/77 Quarter Final vs. Arbroath (A)  3 - 1
 05/03/77 First Division vs. Montrose (H)  3 - 2
 02/03/77 4th Round Replay vs. Aberdeen (A)  2 - 1
 26/02/77 4th Round vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 0
 19/02/77 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (A)  0 - 3
 25/12/76 First Division vs. Montrose (A)  1 - 0
 13/11/76 First Division vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 10/11/76 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 1
 30/10/76 First Division vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 0
 23/10/76 First Division vs. Montrose (H)  6 - 1
 06/10/76 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 4
 02/10/76 First Division vs. St Mirren (A)  0 - 4
 29/09/76 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  5 - 1
 15/09/76 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 1
 11/09/76 First Division vs. Morton (A)  2 - 2
 08/09/76 First Division vs. East Fife (A)  4 - 2
 04/09/76 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 1
 01/09/76 Group 1 vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 2
 28/08/76 Group 1 vs. Partick (A)  1 - 0
 25/08/76 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (A)  3 - 3
 21/08/76 Group 1 vs. Partick (H)  0 - 2
 18/08/76 Group 1 vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 14/08/76 Group 1 vs. Hearts (A)  0 - 2
 01/05/76 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (H)  1 - 0
 24/04/76 Premier Division vs. Motherwell (A)  1 - 1
 21/04/76 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (H)  2 - 1
 17/04/76 Premier Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  1 - 1
 14/04/76 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 1
 10/04/76 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 3
 28/08/74 Group 2 vs. St Johnstone (H)  6 - 1

 List of First Team Competitive goals scored
None

  = 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


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    Dundee 2 - 0 Forfar
    Forfarshire Cup (Semi Final)


  • First Team Debut

    Rangers 3 - 0 Dundee
    League (Premier Division)


  • 50th Appearance

    Dundee 0 - 0 Queen of South
    League Cup (3rd Round 1st Leg)


  • 50th League Appearance

    Dundee 3 - 4 St Johnstone
    League (First Division)


  • Last Appearance

    Clyde 2 - 1 Dundee
    League (First Division)


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