1947–48 Dumbarton F.C. season

The 1947–48 season was the 64th Scottish football season in which Dumbarton competed at national level, entering the Scottish Football League, the Scottish Cup, the Scottish League Cup and the Supplementary Cup. In addition Dumbarton competed in the Stirlingshire Cup.

Dumbarton
1947–1948 season
ManagerWilliam Guthrie
StadiumBoghead Park, Dumbarton
Scottish League B Division11th
Scottish CupThird Round
Scottish League CupPrelims
B Division Supplementary CupSecond Round
Top goalscorerLeague: John Wardlaw (13)
All: Jackie Cantwell (16)

Scottish Football LeagueEdit

A poor start, which saw only one point taken from the first 5 league games, meant that any hopes of challenging for promotion were quickly dashed and eventually Dumbarton finished 11th out of 16 with 25 points - 28 behind champions East Fife.

13 August 1947 Division B Raith Rovers 2–1[1][2] Dumbarton Starks Park
Dalziel  
Young  
Cantwell  
27 August 1947 Division B Dumbarton 2–2[3][4] Stenhousemuir Boghead Park
Morrison  
Donegan  
McFarlane    (72) Referee: W Webb
20 September 1947 Division B Leith Athletic 4–2[5][6] Dumbarton New Meadowbank
Landells   11'
Broadly   28'
Roberts   53'
Skinner   70'
Shields   17'
Bootland   65'
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: J McDonald
27 September 1947 Division B Dumbarton 2–4[7][8] St Johnstone Boghead Park
Goldie   11'74' Brown   26'64'
Goldie   35'
Mayes   72'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Jack Mowat
4 October 1947 Division B Hamilton 6–5[9][10] Dumbarton Douglas Park
Devlin   5'77'
Newman   25' (OG)
Martin   33'
Donaldson   38' (OG)
McVinish   85'
Wardlaw   35'52'
Bootland   50'
Goldie   72'
Donegan   86'
Attendance: 5,100
Referee: W Webb
11 October 1947 Division B Dumbarton 4–2[11][12] Dunfermline Athletic Boghead Park
Bootland   30'37'
Wardlaw   62'
Donegan   88'
Kinnell   48'
Whyte   86'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: J Jackson
18 October 1947 Division B Dundee United 0–1[13][14] Dumbarton Tannadice Park
Donegan   48' Attendance: 7,000
Referee: G Mitchell
25 October 1947 Division B Dumbarton 3–1[15][16] Ayr United Boghead Park
Donegan   35'
Wardlaw   81'
Bootland   88'
Wallace   23' Attendance: 4,000
Referee: M C Dale
1 November 1947 Division B Alloa Athletic 4–1[17][18] Dumbarton Recreation Park, Alloa
Gordon   34'
Paris   55'58'85'
Bootland   29' Attendance: 5,000
Referee: J Smellie
8 November 1947 Division B Dumbarton 1–1[19][20] Albion Rovers Boghead Park
Wardlaw   88' Hannah   25' Referee: W Webb
15 November 1947 Division B Dumbarton 5–1[21][22] Stirling Albion Boghead Park
Wardlaw   32'50'61'
Goldie   42'
Ashe   78'
Henderson   35' Attendance: 4,500
Referee: R G Benzie
22 November 1947 Division B East Fife 6–3[23][24] Dumbarton Bayview Stadium
Morris   40'44'
Davidson   43'67'
McLennan   47'85'
Bootland   34'
Cantwell   70'71' (pen)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jack Mowat
29 November 1947 Division B Dumbarton 1–1[25][26] Cowdenbeath Boghead Park
Cantwell   47' (pen) Jones   33' Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J R Smith
6 December 1947 Division B Kilmarnock 2–2[27][28] Dumbarton Rugby Park
McAvoy   40'
Collins   72'
Cantwell   75'
Goldie   81'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: J B Smillie
13 December 1947 Division B Dumbarton 3–3[29][30] Arbroath Boghead Park
Cantwell   38' (pen)
Goldie   42'
Wardlaw   72'
Quinn   10'24'60' Attendance: 4,500
Referee: J Kerr
20 December 1947 Division B Dumbarton 4–2[31][32] Raith Rovers Boghead Park
Bootland   20'84'
Wardlaw   27'
Cantwell   61'
Penman   42'
Brady   87'
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: M C Dale
27 December 1947 Division B Stenhousemuir 4–2[33][34] Dumbarton Ochilview
Bow   30'
McQueen   66'
McFarlane   80'81'
Goldie   33'89' Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Jack Mowat
3 January 1948 Division B St Johnstone 4–0[35][36] Dumbarton Muirton Park
Brown   11'
Goldie   29'
Irving   61'
McMillan   88'
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: A Davidson
10 January 1948 Division B Dumbarton 0–4[37][38] Hamilton Boghead Park
Martin   6'86'
Wright   26'
McVinish   75'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: W G Livingston
17 January 1948 Division B Dunfermline Athletic 5–1[39][40] Dumbarton East End Park
Keith   3'
Ross   22' (OG)
Kinnell   31'69'82'
Cantwell   67' Attendance: 2,000
Referee: J R Smith
24 January 1948 Division B Dumbarton 5–1[41][42] Leith Athletic Boghead Park
Cantwell   44'
McLean   47'
Caldwell   67'85'
Goldie   89'
Love   79' Attendance: 2,000
Referee: J S Cox
31 January 1948 Division B Dumbarton 3–2[43][44] Dundee United Boghead Park
Wardlaw   6'69'
McLean   22'
Smart   25'
McKay   25'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: J Jackson
14 February 1948 Division B Ayr United 1–1[45][46] Dumbarton Somerset Park
Beattie   55' McLennan   79' Attendance: 5,000
Referee: J S Cox
28 February 1948 Division B Albion Rovers 5–3[47][48] Dumbarton Cliftonhill
Wallace   9'
Carrie   17'
Love   38'
McKinnon   28'68'
McLennan   37'44'74' Attendance: 5,000
Referee: W G Livingstone
13 March 1948 Division B Dumbarton 2–4[51][52] East Fife Boghead Park
Cantwell   72'
Ashe   82'
Davidson   39'
Morris   43'61'
Duncan   70'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: W Webb
20 March 1948 Division B Cowdenbeath 2–1[53][54] Dumbarton Central Park, Cowdenbeath
Jones   2'
Kesley   32'
Wardlaw   79' Attendance: 4,000
Referee: P Craigmyle
26 March 1948 Division B Dumbarton 1–2[55][56] Kilmarnock Boghead Park
Wardlaw   Henderson   70'
Stevenson   79'
Referee: W Davidson
3 April 1948 Division B Arbroath 2–3[57][58] Dumbarton Gayfield Park
Aitken   13'
Collins   20'
Donegan   20'49'
Cantwell   32'
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: G Mitchell
24 April 1948 Division B Dumbarton 3–1[59][60] Alloa Athletic Boghead Park
Grant   62'88'
Goldie   80'
Gordon   29' Attendance: 3,000
Referee: F Scott

League CupEdit

The League Cup saw Dumbarton again struggle to progress from their section, finishing 3rd of 4, with just 2 wins and a draw from their 6 games.

9 August 1947 Section 7 Dumbarton 5–5[61][62] Stenhousemuir Boghead Park
Ross   20' (pen)
Goldie   23'
Cantwell   34'84'
Bootland   58'
McFarlane   30'
Napier   52'
Hope   53'55'
McCormack   88'
Attendance: 4,500
16 August 1947 Section 7 Arbroath 1–3[63][64] Dumbarton Gayfield Park
Hill   35' Morrison   8'57'
Shields   27'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J B Smillie
23 August 1947 Section 7 St Johnstone 1–0[65][66] Dumbarton Muirton Park
Irving   33' Attendance: 7,500
Referee: J Jackson
30 August 1947 Section 7 Stenhousemuir 2–1[67][68] Dumbarton Ochilview
Bow   13'16' Goldie   38' Attendance: 2,000
Referee: W Davidson
6 September 1947 Section 7 Dumbarton 4–2[69][70] Arbroath Boghead Park
Donegan   8'
Cantwell   30'60' (pen)83'
Esplin   57'
Carrie   62'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: R G Benzie
13 September 1947 Section 7 Dumbarton 1–6[71][72] St Johnstone Boghead Park
Cantwell   79' Brown   15'31'50'
Goldie   44'
Smeaton   80'
McGowan   84'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: W G Livingston

Scottish CupEdit

After negotiating a tricky trip to the Highlands, Dumbarton were defeated by high flying Division B opponents East Fife in the third round.

7 February 1948 Round 2 Peterhead 1–2[73][74] Dumbarton Balmoor Stadium
Johnstone,B   11' Goldie   31'41' Attendance: 5,473
Referee: A Mowat
21 February 1948 Round 3 Dumbarton 0–1[75][76] East Fife Boghead Park
Davidson,J   79' Attendance: 8,000
Referee: J Jackson

Supplementary CupEdit

As in the Scottish Cup, Dumbarton again came up against East Fife and the outcome was the same, with the Fifers progressing to the semi final.

7 January 1948 Round 1 Dumbarton 3–2 Stenhousemuir Boghead Park
McCreadie  
Goldie  
Wardlaw  
Hope   
12 April 1948 Round 2 East Fife 2–0 Dumbarton Bayview Stadium
Gilmour   12'
Fleming   49'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: D Alexander

Stirlingshire CupEdit

Dumbarton lost out to Division A Falkirk in the semi final.

21 August 1947 Round 1 Dumbarton 2–1 East Stirlingshire Boghead Park
Donegan   5'
Ross  
Cunningham   Attendance: 1,500
19 April 1948 Semi Final Dumbarton 3–2 Falkirk Brockville Park
Inglis   10'42'44' Wardlaw   5'
Goldie   40'
Referee: J R Boyd

Benefit MatchEdit

10 September 1947 Benefit Airdrie 5–3 Dumbarton Millburn Park
Watson  
Larkins   
McCulloch  
Cantwell  
Docherty  
Wagstaffe  

Player statisticsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total B Division Scottish Cup League Cup Supplementary Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK   Finlayson[77] 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK   Jim Hoey[78] 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
GK   Archie McFeat 8 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
GK   Stan Gullan 13 0 10 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
GK   Ian Ogilvie 14 0 11 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
DF   Alex Kay[79] 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF   Jack McNee 28 0 19 0 2 0 6 0 1 0
DF   Jimmy Michie[80] 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Jimmy Mulvaney 38 0 28 0 2 0 6 0 2 0
MF   Thomas Ashe 32 3 26 3 2 0 3 0 1 0
MF   George Campbell 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MF   Bobby Donaldson 32 0 22 0 2 0 6 0 2 0
MF   Ian Hepburn[81] 8 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF   John Kelly[82] 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Lawrie Lindsay 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MF   Gordon McFarlane[83] 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
MF   Alex Menzies 22 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF   Bobby Ross 32 2 26 1 2 0 3 1 1 0
FW   Charlie Bootland 30 10 21 9 2 0 6 1 1 0
FW   Bobby Caldwell[84] 5 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Jackie Cantwell 31 16 26 10 0 0 3 6 2 0
FW   Hugh Docherty[85] 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
FW   Tom Donegan 38 9 28 8 2 0 6 1 2 0
FW   Hugh Goldie 39 15 29 10 2 2 6 2 2 1
FW   Peter Grant[86] 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Eddie McCreadie[87] 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
FW   Neil McLean[88] 7 2 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
FW   John McLennan[89] 3 4 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Dave Morrison[90] 6 3 2 1 0 0 4 2 0 0
FW   Jimmy Shields[91] 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
FW   Jimmy Smith 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
FW   Edwin Wagstaffe[92] 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Johh Wardlaw[93] 20 14 17 13 2 0 0 0 1 1

Source:[94]

TransfersEdit

Source:[95]

Reserve teamEdit

Dumbarton entered the Scottish Second XI Cup but lost in the first round to Ayr United.


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raith Rovers 2 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (13/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Raith Rovers 2 - 1 Dumbarton, Wednesday, August 13th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 2 Stenhousemuir, Scottish League (27/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 2 Stenhousemuir, Wednesday, August 27th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Leith Athletic 4 - 2 Dumbarton, Scottish League (20/09/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Leith Athletic 4 - 2 Dumbarton, Saturday, September 27th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 4 St Johnstone, Scottish League (27/09/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 4 St Johnstone, Saturday, September 27th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Hamilton Academical 6 - 5 Dumbarton, Scottish League (04/10/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Hamilton Academical 6 - 5 Dumbarton, Saturday, October 4th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  11. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Dunfermline Athletic, Scottish League (11/10/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Dunfermline Athletic, Saturday, October 11th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  13. ^ "Dundee United 0 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (18/10/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  14. ^ "Dundee United 0 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, October 18th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  15. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 1 Ayr United, Scottish League (25/10/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  16. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 1 Ayr United, Saturday, October 25th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  17. ^ "Alloa Athletic 4 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (01/11/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  18. ^ "Alloa Athletic 4 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, November 1st 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  19. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 1 Albion Rovers, Scottish League (08/11/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  20. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 1 Albion Rovers, Saturday, November 8th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  21. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 1 Stirling Albion, Scottish League (15/11/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  22. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 1 Stirling Albion, Saturday, November 15th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  23. ^ "East Fife 6 - 3 Dumbarton, Scottish League (22/11/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  24. ^ "East Fife 6 - 3 Dumbarton, Saturday, November 22nd 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  25. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 1 Cowdenbeath, Scottish League (29/11/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  26. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 1 Cowdenbeath, Saturday, November 29th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  27. ^ "Kilmarnock 2 - 2 Dumbarton, Scottish League (06/12/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  28. ^ "Kilmarnock 2 - 2 Dumbarton, Saturday, December 6th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  29. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 3 Arbroath, Scottish League (13/12/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  30. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 3 Arbroath, Saturday, December 13th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  31. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Raith Rovers, Scottish League (20/12/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  32. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Raith Rovers, Saturday, December 20th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  33. ^ "Stenhousemuir 4 - 2 Dumbarton, Scottish League (27/12/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  34. ^ "Stenhousemuir 4 - 2 Dumbarton, Saturday, December 27th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  35. ^ "St Johnstone 4 - 0 Dumbarton, Scottish League (03/01/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  36. ^ "St Johnstone 4 - 0 Dumbarton, Saturday, January 3rd 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  37. ^ "Dumbarton 0 - 4 Hamilton, Scottish League (10/01/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  38. ^ "Dumbarton 0 - 4 Hamilton, Saturday, January 10th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  39. ^ "Dunfermline Athletic 5 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (17/01/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  40. ^ "Dunfermline Athletic 5 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, January 17th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  41. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 1 Leith Athletic, Scottish League (24/01/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  42. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 1 Leith Athletic, Saturday, January 24th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  43. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 2 Dundee United, Scottish League (31/01/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  44. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 2 Dundee United, Saturday, January 31st 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  45. ^ "Ayr United 1 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (14/02/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  46. ^ "Ayr United 1 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, February 14th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  47. ^ "Albion Rovers 5 - 3 Dumbarton, Scottish League (28/02/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  48. ^ "Albion Rovers 5 - 3 Dumbarton, Saturday, February 28th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  49. ^ "Stirling Albion 1 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (06/03/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  50. ^ "Stirling Albion 1 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, March 6th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  51. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 4 East Fife, Scottish League (13/03/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  52. ^ "Dumbarton 2 - 4 East Fife, Saturday, March 13th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  53. ^ "Cowdenbeath 2 - 1 Dumbarton, Scottish League (20/03/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  54. ^ "Cowdenbeath 2 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, March 20th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  55. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 2 Kilmarnock, Scottish League (26/03/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  56. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 2 Kilmarnock, Saturday, March 26th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  57. ^ "Arbroath 2 - 3 Dumbarton, Scottish League (03/04/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  58. ^ "Arbroath 2 - 3 Dumbarton, Saturday, April 3rd 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  59. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 1 Alloa Athletic, Scottish League (24/04/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  60. ^ "Dumbarton 3 - 1 Alloa Athletic, Saturday, April 24th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  61. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 5 Stenhousemuir, League Cup (09/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  62. ^ "Dumbarton 5 - 5 Stenhousemuir, Saturday, August 9th 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  63. ^ "Arbroath 1 - 3 Dumbarton, League Cup (16/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  64. ^ "Arbroath 1 - 3 Dumbarton, Saturday, August 16th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  65. ^ "St Johnstone 1 - 0 Dumbarton, League Cup (23/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  66. ^ "St Johnstone 1 - 0 Dumbarton, Saturday, August 23rd 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  67. ^ "Stenhousemuir 2 - 1 Dumbarton, League Cup (30/08/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  68. ^ "Stenhousemuir 2 - 1 Dumbarton, Saturday, August 30th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  69. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Arbroath, League Cup (06/09/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  70. ^ "Dumbarton 4 - 2 Arbroath, Saturday, September 6th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  71. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 6 St Johnstone, League Cup (13/09/1947)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  72. ^ "Dumbarton 1 - 6 St Johnstone, Saturday, September 13th 1947". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  73. ^ "Peterhead 1 - 2 Dumbarton, Scottish Cup (07/02/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  74. ^ "Peterhead 1 - 2 Dumbarton, Saturday, February 7th 1946". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  75. ^ "Dumbarton 0 - 1 East Fife, Scottish Cup (21/02/1948)". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  76. ^ "Dumbarton 0 - 1 East Fife, Saturday, February 21st 1948". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  77. ^ "Finlayson - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  78. ^ "Jim Hoey - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  79. ^ "Alex Kay - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  80. ^ "Jimmy Michie - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  81. ^ "Ian Hepburn - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  82. ^ "John Kelly - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  83. ^ "Gordon McFarlane - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  84. ^ "Bobby Caldwell - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  85. ^ "Hugh Docherty - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  86. ^ "Peter Grant - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  87. ^ "Eddie McCreadie - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  88. ^ "Neil McLean - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  89. ^ "John McLennan - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  90. ^ "Dave Morrison - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  91. ^ "Jimmy Shields - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  92. ^ "Edwin Wagstaffe - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  93. ^ "John Wardlaw - Player Statistics". The Sons Archive. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  94. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers.
  95. ^ Litster, John. Record of Post-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.