Showing posts with label 1902/03. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1902/03. Show all posts

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Falkirk FC the First League Eleven

These are the eleven players who represented Falkirk FC in their first outing in League Football, this is as much relevant info that I have found about them, though I'm sure some of it will be wrong.


William Allan (GK)
b Falkirk, Stirlingshire
d
Debut – Saturday May 18th 1901 v Vale of Leven (H) Benefit Match
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division
Positions – Goalkeeper
Club Honours – Scottish League Division 1 RU 1907/08, Dewar Shield RU 1903/04, Dunedin Cup W 1917/18, Stirlingshire Cup W 1919/20, RU 1920/21, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1901/02, 1902/03, 1906/07, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1901/02, 1906/07, 1907/08, 1915/16
Scottish League Division 1 Matches/Goals [105/-]
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [38/-]
Scottish Cup Matches /Goals [5/-]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [4/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [18/-]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [33/-]
Known Career – Woodbine Rovers, Vale of Carron, East Stirlingshire [1900/01-1900/01], Falkirk [1900/01-1903/04], Rangers [1903/04-1904/05], Albion Rovers [1904/05-1905/06], Falkirk [1906/07-1907/08], Hibernian [1907/08-1916/17], Falkirk [1915/16-1920/21], Clackmannan [1918/19], Stenhousemuir [1921/22]

James Hill (RB)
b
d
Debut – Monday April 29th 1901 v Everton (H) Friendly
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Right-Back
Club Honours – Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1901/02, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1901/02, 1902/03
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [23/-]
Scottish Cup Matches /Goals [2/-]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [4/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [8/-]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [14/-]
Known Career – Gairdoch Juniors, Falkirk [1900/01-1903/04]

Thomas Miller (LB)
b c1883, Edinburgh
d c1932, Edinburgh
Debut – Monday July 29th 1902 v Alloa Athletic (A) Stirlingshire Coronation Cup 1st Rd
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Left-Back, Left-Half, Centre-Forward
Representative Honours – Scottish League v English League 1909/10
Club Honours – Scottish League Division 1 RU 1909/10, Scottish League Division 2 RU 1904/05, East of Scotland League W 1904/05, Dewar Shield W 1909/10, RU 1903/04, Stirlingshire Consolation Shield W 1902/03, 1904/05, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1904/05, 1908/09, RU 1903/04
Scottish League Division 1 Matches/Goals [22/-]
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [65/11]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [6/1]
Minor League Matches/Goals [12/4]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [30/1]
Known Career – Edinburgh Myrtle, Heart of Midlothian, Falkirk [1902/03-1904/05], Chelsea [1905/06-1908/09], Falkirk [1909/10], Dundee Hibernian [1910/11], Hamilton Academical [1910/11-1911/12], Liverpool [1911/12], Victoria FC (Canada), Hamilton Academical [1915/16], St Bernards [1919/20], Hamilton (Canada), Royal Albert [1923/24], Hamilton Academical [1923/24-1926/27], Raith Rovers [1926/27-1927/28], Bathgate

William “Victor” Scott (RH)
b
d
Debut – Saturday March 31st 1900 v Kilsyth Wanderers (A) Central Combination
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Left-Half, Right-Half, Right Back
Club Honours – Scottish League Division 2 RU 1904/05, East of Scotland League W 1904/05, Central Combination RU 1900/01, Dewar Shield RU 1903/04, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1902/03, 1904/05, RU 1900/01, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1904/05, RU 1900/01, 1903/04
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [59/3]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [11/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [38/2]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [32/-]
Scored on his League Debut
Known Career – Falkirk [1899/00-1905/06], Camelon [1902/03]

Charles Pringle (CH)
b Falkirk, Stirlingshire
d
Debut – Monday July 29th 1902 v Alloa Athletic (A) Stirlingshire Coronation Cup 1st Rd
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Centre-Half, Left-Half
Club Honours – Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1902/03
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [17/1]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [4/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [1/-]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [7/-]
Known Career – Heart of Midlothian [1899/00-1902/03], Falkirk [1902/03-1903/04]

William Goudie (LH)
b
d
Debut – Saturday August 31st 1901 v Camelon (A) Friendly
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Left-Half
Club Honours – Dewar Shield RU 1903/04, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1901/02, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1901/02
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [18/1]
Scottish Cup Matches /Goals [2/-]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [6/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [10/1]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [11/1]
Known Career – Third Lanark [1896/97], Rangers [1897/98-1898/99], Partick Thistle [1899/00-1900/01], Rangers [1901/02], Falkirk [1901/02-1903/04]

Alexander Kinghorn (OR)
b 20th December 1877, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire
d 5th December 1911, Falkirk, Stirlingshire
Debut – Thursday September 2 1897 v Dunblane (H) Friendly
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Outside-Right
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [13/1]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [3/1]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [1/-]
Known Career – Vale of Grange, King's Park, London Caledonians, Falkirk [1897/98], St Bernards [1897/98], Falkirk [1901/02-1902/03]

John Kellock (IR)
b
d
Debut – Saturday September 14th 1901 v Scottish Amateur XI (H) Friendly
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Inside-Right, Outside-Left, Inside-Left
Club Honours – Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1901/02, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1901/02
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [15/-]
Scottish Cup Matches /Goals [3/2]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [4/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [6/5]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [13/5]
Known Career – Heart of Midlothian [1898/99-1900/01], Cowdenbeath [1900/01], Falkirk [1901/02-1905/06], Third Lanark [1905/06]

Ebenezer Taylor (CF)
b
d
Debut – Monday August 4th 1902 v Alloa Athletic (A) Stirlingshire Coronation Cup 1st Rd replay
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Inside-Right, Inside-Left, Centre-Forward
Club Honours – Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1902/03
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [12/1]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [1/-]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [7/1]
Known Career – Falkirk [1902/03-1903/04]

Andrew Burt (IL)
b 30th April 1873, Slamannan, Stirlingshire
d June 1951, Glasgow
Debut – Saturday September 21 1895 v East Stirlingshire (A) Friendly
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Centre-Forward, Inside-Right, Inside-Left
Representative Honours – Stirlingshire v Forfarshire 1896/97
Club Honours – Central Combination W 1899/00, RU 1900/01, Midland League RU 1895/96, Stirlingshire Cup W 1895/96, RU 1897/98, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1901/02, RU 1895/96, 1897/98, 1900/01, Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1901/02, 1902/03, RU 1900/01
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [10/1]
Scottish Cup Matches /Goals [5/1]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [23/15]
Minor League Matches/Goals [110/53]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [41/27]
Hat-Tricks – 8 [Scottish Qualifying Cup [2] Central Combination [1] Stirlingshire Cup [2] Other [3]]
Known Career – Slamannan Swifts, Slamannan Rovers [1892/93-1894/95], Falkirk [1895/96-1902/03, 1905/06]

George Campbell (OL)
b c1884, Falkirk, Stirlingshire
d 13th February 1909, Falkirk, Stirlingshire
Debut – Saturday September 29th 1900 v Stenhousemuir (A) Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd Rd
League Debut – Saturday August 16th 1902 v Clyde (A) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Outside-Left, Centre-Forward
Club Honours – Scottish League Division 2 RU 1904/05, Dewar Shield RU 1903/04, Stirlingshire Cup W 1905/06, Stirlingshire Consolation Shield W 1902/03, 1904/05,
Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1904/05, 1905/06, RU 1903/04
Falkirk Top League Goalscorer 1902/03 [14]
Scottish League Division 1 Matches/Goals [16/10]
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [53/25]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches /Goals [6/1]
Minor League Matches/Goals [19/8]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [31/11]
Scored on his League Debut
Hat-Tricks – 2 [Division 1 [1] Division 2 [1]]
Known Career – Brockville Star, Vale of Carron, Bo'ness Our Boys, Falkirk [1900/01-1906/07], Dunipace Juniors, Raith Rovers [1907/08-1908/09]

Enjoy!