Jim Shirra Player Profile

Personal

  • Full Name: James Shirra
  • Born: June 10th, 1950 (Falkirk)

Career

  • Position: Midfielder
  • Signed: November 3rd, 1977
  • Date Left Club: January 16th, 1981
  • First Manager: Tommy Gemmell
  • Dundee Career Totals:
    130 first team competitive appearances
    19 first team competitive goals
  • Also Played For: Aberdeen, Falkirk, South Melbourne, Stirling Albion


Dundee Career Summary


Competitive Friendlies Other (War)
1977-78 23 (1) 2 2- - -
1978-79 34 (3) 6 4 2 - -
1979-80 35 (6) 7 3 2 - -
1980-81 21 (7) 4 2- - -
TOTAL 113 (17) 19 11 4 - -

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


Jim Shirra came from Aberdeen in part of a deal that saw Gordon Strachan join the Dons with Shirra ans £50,000 coming to Dens.

This was during 1977-78 season and Shirra made his debut against Stirling Albion in a 2-0 victory. The midfielder went onto score his first goal for the club against Hamilton only weeks later. In total he made one hundred and thirty appearances for the club scoring nineteen goals in total. He left the club to join South Melbourne in Australia.

Debut

November 5th, 1977
Stirling Albion 0 - 2 Dundee

League (First Division)


Playing Statistics - First Team Competitive matches (All Seasons)



Competition NPS Win % Draw % Loss %
League 94 (12)149 43
Scottish Cup 51- 1-
League Cup 10 (5)31 --
Anglo-Scottish Cup 41- --
Totals: 113 (17)1910 53

 Recent Starting Appearances (First Team Competitive matches)
 03/01/81 First Division vs. Hamilton (A) 2 - 4
 26/12/80 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 0 - 1
 20/12/80 First Division vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 0
 13/12/80 First Division vs. East Stirling (A) 2 - 0
 19/11/80 Semi Final 2nd Leg vs. Ayr Utd (H) 3 - 2

 Recent Goals Scored (First Team Competitive matches)
 08/11/80 First Division vs. Motherwell (H) 2 - 1
 04/10/80 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H) 3 - 1
 27/09/80 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A) 1 - 1
 13/09/80 First Division vs. Berwick (H) 2 - 2
 15/03/80 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H) 3 - 0

 List of First Team Competitive matches played (click to expand)
 03/01/81 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 4
 26/12/80 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 20/12/80 First Division vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 0
 13/12/80 First Division vs. East Stirling (A)  2 - 0
 06/12/80 Final vs. Dundee Utd (H)  0 - 3
 29/11/80 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 1
 22/11/80 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  5 - 1
 19/11/80 Semi Final 2nd Leg vs. Ayr Utd (H)  3 - 2
 15/11/80 First Division vs. Falkirk (A)  3 - 0
 08/11/80 First Division vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 05/11/80 Semi Final 1st Leg vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 1
 01/11/80 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (H)  2 - 1
 29/10/80 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 0
 25/10/80 First Division vs. Berwick (A)  1 - 0
 18/10/80 First Division vs. East Stirling (H)  2 - 0
 14/10/80 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  2 - 0
 11/10/80 First Division vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 0
 08/10/80 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 0
 04/10/80 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  3 - 1
 27/09/80 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  1 - 1
 24/09/80 2nd Round 2nd Leg vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 0
 20/09/80 First Division vs. Falkirk (H)  4 - 0
 17/09/80 First Division vs. Motherwell (A)  2 - 3
 13/09/80 First Division vs. Berwick (H)  2 - 2
 09/09/80 First Division vs. Hibernian (H)  1 - 2
 06/09/80 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (A)  0 - 3
 03/09/80 2nd Round 1st Leg vs. Kilmarnock (H)  0 - 0
 30/08/80 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Arbroath (A)  3 - 0
 26/08/80 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 0
 23/08/80 First Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 1
 16/08/80 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  0 - 0
 09/08/80 First Division vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 1
 30/04/80 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 2
 26/04/80 Premier Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 2
 19/04/80 Premier Division vs. Celtic (H)  5 - 1
 12/04/80 Premier Division vs. Partick (A)  0 - 3
 07/04/80 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (A)  1 - 2
 05/04/80 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  1 - 4
 02/04/80 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  1 - 3
 29/03/80 Premier Division vs. Morton (A)  1 - 1
 25/03/80 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 2
 15/03/80 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 12/03/80 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 1
 08/03/80 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  1 - 2
 01/03/80 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (H)  1 - 1
 23/02/80 Premier Division vs. Celtic (A)  2 - 2
 09/02/80 Premier Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 1
 02/02/80 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  1 - 3
 30/01/80 3rd Round vs. Dundee Utd (A)  1 - 5
 12/01/80 Premier Division vs. Morton (H)  1 - 0
 05/01/80 Premier Division vs. Partick (H)  1 - 1
 22/12/79 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (A)  0 - 2
 15/12/79 Premier Division vs. Kilmarnock (H)  3 - 1
 24/11/79 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  3 - 1
 17/11/79 Premier Division vs. Morton (A)  0 - 2
 14/11/79 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 0
 10/11/79 Premier Division vs. Partick (A)  3 - 2
 03/11/79 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  2 - 1
 31/10/79 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Hamilton (A)  1 - 3
 27/10/79 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 4
 20/10/79 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (H)  1 - 0
 13/10/79 Premier Division vs. Celtic (A)  0 - 3
 06/10/79 Premier Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 3
 29/09/79 Premier Division vs. Aberdeen (H)  0 - 4
 26/09/79 2nd Round 1st Leg vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 22/09/79 Premier Division vs. Rangers (A)  0 - 2
 15/09/79 Premier Division vs. Morton (H)  4 - 3
 11/09/79 2nd Round 2nd Leg vs. Sheff Utd (H)  0 - 1
 08/09/79 Premier Division vs. Partick (H)  2 - 2
 04/09/79 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Sheff Utd (A)  1 - 2
 01/09/79 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 29/08/79 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  4 - 1
 25/08/79 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (A)  2 - 5
 18/08/79 Premier Division vs. St Mirren (H)  4 - 1
 11/08/79 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (A)  0 - 3
 08/08/79 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Kilmarnock (A)  3 - 3
 06/08/79 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 10/05/79 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 2
 06/05/79 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  0 - 2
 02/05/79 First Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 3
 28/04/79 First Division vs. Montrose (H)  1 - 0
 25/04/79 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 2
 21/04/79 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (A)  4 - 2
 18/04/79 First Division vs. Clyde (H)  2 - 0
 14/04/79 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  4 - 3
 11/04/79 First Division vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 1
 07/04/79 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 3
 04/04/79 First Division vs. Queen of South (H)  4 - 0
 31/03/79 First Division vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 1
 28/03/79 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  1 - 0
 24/03/79 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 0
 14/03/79 First Division vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 0
 10/03/79 Quarter Final vs. Rangers (A)  3 - 6
 03/03/79 4th Round vs. St Mirren (H)  4 - 1
 25/02/79 3rd Round vs. Falkirk (H)  1 - 0
 21/02/79 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (H)  2 - 1
 23/12/78 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (A)  2 - 0
 16/12/78 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (H)  2 - 1
 09/12/78 First Division vs. Queen of South (A)  1 - 3
 02/12/78 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  1 - 1
 28/10/78 First Division vs. Arbroath (A)  1 - 0
 21/10/78 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H)  1 - 0
 14/10/78 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  0 - 1
 07/10/78 First Division vs. Queen of South (H)  5 - 0
 30/09/78 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 1
 27/09/78 First Division vs. Dumbarton (A)  0 - 0
 23/09/78 First Division vs. Clydebank (1965) (H)  2 - 0
 16/09/78 First Division vs. Clyde (H)  2 - 0
 13/09/78 First Division vs. Raith Rovers (A)  4 - 2
 09/09/78 First Division vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 1
 06/09/78 First Division vs. Montrose (H)  1 - 1
 26/08/78 First Division vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 0
 23/08/78 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Celtic (H)  0 - 3
 19/08/78 First Division vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 0
 16/08/78 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Celtic (A)  1 - 3
 29/04/78 First Division vs. Morton (A)  3 - 2
 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
 31/12/77 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  3 - 2
 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

 List of First Team Competitive goals scored (click to expand)
 08/11/80 First Division vs. Motherwell (H)  2 - 1
 04/10/80 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  3 - 1
 27/09/80 First Division vs. Stirling Albion (A)  1 - 1
 13/09/80 First Division vs. Berwick (H)  2 - 2
 15/03/80 Premier Division vs. Hibernian (H)  3 - 0
 01/03/80 Premier Division vs. Dundee Utd (H)  1 - 1
 24/11/79 Premier Division vs. Rangers (H)  3 - 1
 01/09/79 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 01/09/79 1st Round 2nd Leg vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 29/08/79 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  4 - 1
 06/08/79 1st Round 1st Leg vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 21/04/79 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (A)  4 - 2
 14/04/79 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  4 - 3
 24/03/79 First Division vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 0
 10/03/79 Quarter Final vs. Rangers (A)  3 - 6
 21/10/78 First Division vs. Airdrie (1878) (H)  1 - 0
 30/09/78 First Division vs. Hamilton (A)  2 - 1
 14/01/78 First Division vs. Alloa (H)  6 - 0
 26/11/77 First Division vs. Hamilton (H)  3 - 0

  = 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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