Frank Brennan

Date of birth23 April 1924
Place of birthAirdrie
NationalityScottish
PositionCentre half

Scotland International

With Newcastle United, FA Cup winner 1951, 1952. Standing 6ft 3ins, Frank's nickname of the 'Rock of Tyneside' confirms many observers conclusion that he was one of the best centre-halves ever to represent Newcastle.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1946-47 Newcastle United FA Cup 5
1946-47 Newcastle United League Division Two 31
1947-48 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1947-48 Newcastle United League Division Two 42
1948-49 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1948-49 Newcastle United League Division One 41
1949-50 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1949-50 Newcastle United League Division One 41
1950-51 Newcastle United FA Cup 6
1950-51 Newcastle United League Division One 32
1
1951-52 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1951-52 Newcastle United FA Cup 7
1951-52 Newcastle United League Division One 38
1
1952-53 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1952-53 Newcastle United League Division One 38
1
1953-54 Newcastle United FA Cup 5
1953-54 Newcastle United League Division One 39
1954-55 Newcastle United League Division One 6
1955-56 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1955-56 Newcastle United League Division One 10


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
31 Aug 1946 Millwall v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division Two
05 Sep 1946 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division Two
07 Sep 1946 Newcastle United v Swansea Town D 1-1 League Division Two
11 Sep 1946 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 3-1 League Division Two
14 Sep 1946 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Sep 1946 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Sep 1946 Newcastle United v Burnley L 1-2 League Division Two
28 Sep 1946 Barnsley v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Oct 1946 Newcastle United v Newport County W 13-0 League Division Two
12 Oct 1946 Southampton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Oct 1946 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-2 League Division Two
02 Nov 1946 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division Two
09 Nov 1946 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-0 League Division Two
16 Nov 1946 Fulham v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division Two
23 Nov 1946 Newcastle United v Bury D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Jan 1947 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division Two
25 Jan 1947 Newcastle United v Southampton W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
28 Jan 1947 Burnley v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
01 Feb 1947 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 4-2 League Division Two
08 Feb 1947 Newcastle United v Leicester City D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
15 Feb 1947 Newcastle United v Southampton L 1-3 League Division Two
20 Feb 1947 Leicester City v Newcastle United W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round replay
01 Mar 1947 Sheffield United v Newcastle United W 0-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
22 Mar 1947 Newcastle United v Fulham L 1-3 League Division Two
29 Mar 1947 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United L 4-0 FA Cup Semi-final
04 Apr 1947 Newcastle United v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1947 Newcastle United v Luton Town W 7-2 League Division Two
07 Apr 1947 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
12 Apr 1947 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
26 Apr 1947 Chesterfield v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
03 May 1947 Manchester City v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division Two
10 May 1947 Newcastle United v Bradford Park Avenue W 5-0 League Division Two
17 May 1947 Bury v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division Two
24 May 1947 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
26 May 1947 Newcastle United v West Ham United L 2-3 League Division Two
07 Jun 1947 Newport County v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division Two
23 Aug 1947 Newcastle United v Plymouth Argyle W 6-1 League Division Two
27 Aug 1947 Chesterfield v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
30 Aug 1947 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
03 Sep 1947 Newcastle United v Chesterfield L 2-3 League Division Two
06 Sep 1947 Newcastle United v Brentford W 1-0 League Division Two
10 Sep 1947 Birmingham City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Sep 1947 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division Two
17 Sep 1947 Newcastle United v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division Two
20 Sep 1947 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 4-2 League Division Two
27 Sep 1947 Fulham v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
04 Oct 1947 Newcastle United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Two
11 Oct 1947 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Oct 1947 Bury v Newcastle United W 3-5 League Division Two
25 Oct 1947 Newcastle United v Southampton W 5-0 League Division Two
01 Nov 1947 Doncaster Rovers v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division Two
08 Nov 1947 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 0-2 League Division Two
15 Nov 1947 Bradford Park Avenue v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division Two
22 Nov 1947 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 4-1 League Division Two
29 Nov 1947 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
06 Dec 1947 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1947 Millwall v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
20 Dec 1947 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1947 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
01 Jan 1948 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division Two
03 Jan 1948 Newcastle United v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division Two
10 Jan 1948 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1948 Brentford v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
24 Jan 1948 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division Two
31 Jan 1948 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 2-0 League Division Two
21 Feb 1948 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1948 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division Two
06 Mar 1948 Newcastle United v Bury W 1-0 League Division Two
13 Mar 1948 Southampton v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division Two
20 Mar 1948 Newcastle United v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 League Division Two
26 Mar 1948 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 1-0 League Division Two
27 Mar 1948 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
29 Mar 1948 Barnsley v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Apr 1948 Newcastle United v Bradford Park Avenue W 2-0 League Division Two
10 Apr 1948 Cardiff City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Apr 1948 Newcastle United v Fulham W 1-0 League Division Two
17 Apr 1948 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-2 League Division Two
24 Apr 1948 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
01 May 1948 Newcastle United v Millwall W 1-0 League Division Two
21 Aug 1948 Everton v Newcastle United D 3-3 League Division One
25 Aug 1948 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1948 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
04 Sep 1948 Burnley v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division One
08 Sep 1948 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1948 Newcastle United v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division One
13 Sep 1948 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 2-4 League Division One
18 Sep 1948 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1948 Newcastle United v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
02 Oct 1948 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1948 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1948 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
23 Oct 1948 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 1-5 League Division One
30 Oct 1948 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1948 Blackpool v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1948 Newcastle United v Derby County W 3-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1948 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1948 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town L 2-4 League Division One
04 Dec 1948 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
11 Dec 1948 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1948 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
25 Dec 1948 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1948 Newcastle United v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1949 Preston North End v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1949 Newcastle United v Bradford Park Avenue L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1949 Newcastle United v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1949 Stoke City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
05 Feb 1949 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1949 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1949 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
12 Mar 1949 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1949 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 3-2 League Division One
26 Mar 1949 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Portsmouth L 0-5 League Division One
09 Apr 1949 Derby County v Newcastle United W 2-4 League Division One
15 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1949 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1949 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1949 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 League Division One
07 May 1949 Sheffield United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1949 Newcastle United v Portsmouth L 1-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1949 Everton v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1949 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1949 Newcastle United v Everton W 4-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1949 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 3-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1949 Blackpool v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1949 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United L 6-3 League Division One
17 Sep 1949 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 4-2 League Division One
24 Sep 1949 Fulham v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1949 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 4-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1949 Burnley v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1949 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
22 Oct 1949 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Oct 1949 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 0-3 League Division One
12 Nov 1949 Newcastle United v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1949 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 5-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1949 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1949 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
17 Dec 1949 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
24 Dec 1949 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1949 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1949 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
31 Dec 1949 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1950 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United W 2-7 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1950 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Division One
21 Jan 1950 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
28 Jan 1950 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1950 Newcastle United v Fulham W 3-1 League Division One
18 Feb 1950 Stoke City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
25 Feb 1950 Newcastle United v Burnley D 0-0 League Division One
04 Mar 1950 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
11 Mar 1950 Newcastle United v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1950 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1950 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
29 Mar 1950 Derby County v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1950 Birmingham City v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1950 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1950 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 5-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1950 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
15 Apr 1950 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1950 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1950 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division One
06 May 1950 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 3-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1950 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1950 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1950 Newcastle United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1950 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
02 Sep 1950 Portsmouth v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1950 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town W 6-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1950 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 3-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1950 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1950 Burnley v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1950 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1950 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1950 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1950 Newcastle United v Derby County W 3-1 League Division One
21 Oct 1950 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1950 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 4-2 League Division One
04 Nov 1950 Liverpool v Newcastle United W 2-4 League Division One
11 Nov 1950 Newcastle United v Fulham L 1-2 League Division One
18 Nov 1950 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 7-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1950 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division One
02 Dec 1950 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1950 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1950 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 3-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1950 Everton v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
03 Feb 1951 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1951 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 2-4 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1951 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1951 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
28 Feb 1951 Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United W 1-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
10 Mar 1951 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final
14 Mar 1951 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final replay
17 Mar 1951 Blackpool v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
23 Mar 1951 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1951 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1951 Sunderland v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1951 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1951 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
28 Apr 1951 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 2-0 FA Cup Final
02 May 1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1951 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 6-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1951 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1951 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1951 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1951 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 7-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1951 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 3-3 League Division One
08 Sep 1951 Preston North End v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1951 Newcastle United v Burnley W 7-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1951 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1951 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 2-1 FA Charity Shield
29 Sep 1951 Newcastle United v Fulham L 0-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1951 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
13 Oct 1951 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United W 2-4 League Division One
20 Oct 1951 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 3-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1951 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1951 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1951 Blackpool v Newcastle United L 6-3 League Division One
17 Nov 1951 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1951 Manchester City v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
01 Dec 1951 Newcastle United v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1951 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Dec 1951 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 4-5 League Division One
22 Dec 1951 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
25 Dec 1951 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1951 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
29 Dec 1951 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
05 Jan 1952 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 3-0 League Division One
12 Jan 1952 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1952 Burnley v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1952 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 6-0 League Division One
02 Feb 1952 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
09 Feb 1952 Fulham v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1952 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
23 Feb 1952 Swansea Town v Newcastle United W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
01 Mar 1952 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town W 6-2 League Division One
08 Mar 1952 Portsmouth v Newcastle United W 2-4 FA Cup Quarter-final
12 Mar 1952 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1952 Newcastle United v Portsmouth D 3-3 League Division One
22 Mar 1952 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1952 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final
02 Apr 1952 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final replay
07 Apr 1952 Newcastle United v Blackpool L 1-3 League Division One
11 Apr 1952 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 0-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1952 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 1-4 League Division One
26 Apr 1952 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 6-1 League Division One
03 May 1952 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 1-0 FA Cup Final
23 Aug 1952 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1952 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1952 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1952 Burnley v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1952 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
13 Sep 1952 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 4-3 League Division One
17 Sep 1952 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1952 Stoke City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
27 Sep 1952 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1952 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 5-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1952 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
25 Oct 1952 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1952 Newcastle United v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1952 Blackpool v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
15 Nov 1952 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1952 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Nov 1952 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1952 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1952 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1952 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-5 League Division One
25 Dec 1952 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1952 Cardiff City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1953 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 3-5 League Division One
03 Jan 1953 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
14 Jan 1953 Newcastle United v Swansea Town W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1953 Newcastle United v Burnley D 0-0 League Division One
31 Jan 1953 Newcastle United v Rotherham United L 1-3 FA Cup 4th round
14 Feb 1953 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1953 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
28 Feb 1953 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1953 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1953 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Mar 1953 Derby County v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Mar 1953 Newcastle United v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1953 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1953 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
06 Apr 1953 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1953 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1953 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
01 May 1953 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1953 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1953 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Aug 1953 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1953 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 4-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1953 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
09 Sep 1953 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
12 Sep 1953 Preston North End v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1953 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 3-7 League Division One
19 Sep 1953 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-3 League Division One
23 Sep 1953 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1953 Burnley v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
10 Oct 1953 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1953 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town L 0-2 League Division One
31 Oct 1953 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
07 Nov 1953 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 4-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1953 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1953 Newcastle United v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1953 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
05 Dec 1953 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1953 Blackpool v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division One
19 Dec 1953 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1953 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1953 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 2-3 League Division One
01 Jan 1954 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1954 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
09 Jan 1954 Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1954 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 2-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
16 Jan 1954 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
23 Jan 1954 Newcastle United v Preston North End L 0-4 League Division One
30 Jan 1954 Burnley v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1954 Newcastle United v Burnley W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
06 Feb 1954 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
13 Feb 1954 Newcastle United v Burnley W 3-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1954 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1954 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1954 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
06 Mar 1954 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1954 Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
20 Mar 1954 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 4-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1954 Cardiff City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1954 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1954 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1954 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 5-2 League Division One
24 Apr 1954 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1954 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1954 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
18 Sep 1954 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
25 Sep 1954 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1954 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1955 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1955 Preston North End v Newcastle United L 4-3 League Division One
31 Aug 1955 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1955 Newcastle United v Burnley W 3-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1955 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1955 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1955 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 3-0 FA Charity Shield
08 Oct 1955 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1955 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
29 Oct 1955 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
05 Nov 1955 Newcastle United v Blackpool L 1-2 League Division One
02 Jan 1956 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 0-3 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Airdrieonians 01 May 1946
Newcastle United 01 May 1946

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1945-46 Scotland Bolton Disaster 1
1945-46 Scotland Victory 2
1946-47 Scotland British Championships 1
1946-47 Scotland International 1
1952-53 Scotland British Championships 3
1953-54 Scotland FIFA World Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Apr 1946 Scotland v England W 1-0 Victory
24 Apr 1946 England v Scotland D 2-2 Bolton Disaster
15 May 1946 Scotland v Switzerland W 3-1 VICTORY
19 Oct 1946 Wales v Scotland L 3-1 British Championships
27 Nov 1946 Scotland v Ireland D 0-0 International
18 Oct 1952 Wales v Scotland W 1-2 British Championships
05 Nov 1952 Scotland v Ireland D 1-1 British Championships
18 Apr 1953 England v Scotland D 2-2 British Championships
03 Oct 1953 Ireland v Scotland W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Group 3
03 Apr 1954 Scotland v England L 2-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.