1948–49 Dumbarton F.C. season

The 1948–49 season was the 65th 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
1948–1949 season
ManagerWilliam Guthrie
StadiumBoghead Park, Dumbarton
Scottish League B Division15th
Scottish CupThird Round
Scottish League CupPrelims
B Division Supplementary CupFirst Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Hugh Goldie (12)
All: Hugh Goldie (17)

Scottish Football LeagueEdit

By mid November, Dumbarton were challenging the leaders of the B Division, but a disastrous spell, which saw only one victory from 17 games, meant that hopes faded and Dumbarton eventually finished 15th out of 16 with 22 points - 20 behind champions Raith Rovers.

14 August 1948 Division B Dumbarton 3–2[1][2] Dundee United Boghead Park
Bootland   11'48'
Grant   41'
McKay   34'60' Attendance: 5,000
Referee: C E Faultless
18 August 1948 Division B Ayr United 3–2[3][4] Dumbarton Somerset Park
Beattie  
Morrison  
Wallace  
Lynch  
Crichton  
21 August 1948 Division B Dumbarton 5–2[5][6] Queen's Park Boghead Park
Bootland   8'
Crichton   49'
Grant   53'
Goldie   63'
Lynch   73'
Cunningham   21'
McAulay   40'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: J J Lynch
28 August 1948 Division B Stenhousemuir 5–0[7][8] Dumbarton Ochilview
Smith   25'40'75'
Miller,G   57'80'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: T Shirley
1 September 1948 Division B Dumbarton 1–1[9][10] Arbroath Boghead Park
Goldie   Herron  
4 September 1948 Division B Cowdenbeath 1–2[11][12] Dumbarton Central Park, Cowdenbeath
Jones   66' Donegan   25'
Grant   62'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: D Alexander
23 October 1948 Division B Raith Rovers 4–3[13][14] Dumbarton Starks Park
Penman   3'65'83'
Maule   82'
Donegan   16'
Grant   23'
Bootland   46' (pen)
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: J J Lynch
30 October 1948 Division B Dumbarton 2–2[15][16] East Stirling Boghead Park
Bootland   55' (pen)
Stirling   63'
Campbell   12'
McMillan   72'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: W Davidson
6 November 1948 Division B East Stirling 2–3[17][18] Dumbarton Firs Park
Dalgleish   7'
Wardlaw   59'
Goldie   35'
Stirling   42'
Bootland   50'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: J B Smellie
13 November 1948 Division B Dumbarton 5–3[19][20] Hamilton Boghead Park
Bootland   5'
Stirling   37'63'86'
Goldie   71'
Mooney   13'
Devlin   16'
Martin   67'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: J Jackson
20 November 1948 Division B Dumbarton 3–3[21][22] Dunfermline Athletic Boghead Park
Bootland  
Stirling  
Goldie  
Noble  
Kinnear   (pen)
Cannon  
Referee: J Boyd
27 November 1948 Division B Kilmarnock 4–2[23][24] Dumbarton Rugby Park
McLaren   5'76'
Smith   48'
Clive   62'
Grant   30'51' Attendance: 7,000
Referee: G McDonald
4 December 1948 Division B Dumbarton 0–4[25][26] Airdrie Boghead Park
McMillan   44'
Brown,W   50'
Seawright   54'
Parlane   57'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J Kerr
11 December 1948 Division B Dumbarton 1–5[27][28] Stirling Albion Boghead Park
Grant   29' Dick   6'80'
Stirling,A   9'
Szpula   37'
Whiteford   77' (pen)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: R G Benzie
18 December 1948 Division B St Johnstone 3–1[29][30] Dumbarton Muirton Park
Irving   13'
Buckley   17'
McRoberts   24'
Stirling   47' Attendance: 6,000
Referee: W G Livingston
25 December 1948 Division B Dumbarton 0–0[31][32] Ayr United Boghead Park
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: W Davidson
1 January 1949 Division B Queen's Park 2–0[33][34] Dumbarton Hampden Park
McAulay   70'
Cunningham   85'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: A Young
3 January 1949 Division B Dumbarton 2–2[35][36] Stenhousemuir Boghead Park
Speirs   85'  Garvie   6'
Bow  
Referee: C E Faultless
8 January 1949 Division B Dundee United 4–0[37][38] Dumbarton Tannadice Park
McKay   14'41'89'
Mitchell   40'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: P Fitzpatrick
15 January 1949 Division B Dumbarton 1–3[39][40] Cowdenbeath Boghead Park
Stirling   87' Boyd   54'61'
Brawley   83'
29 January 1949 Division B Arbroath 3–0[41][42] Dumbarton Gayfield Park
Quinn   55'
McEwan   69'
Ross   87'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: C E Faultless
12 February 1949 Division B Alloa Athletic 2–4[43][44] Dumbarton Recreation Park, Alloa
Kesley   60'
Willox   62'
Goldie   16'32'46'
McLean   68'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J J Lynch
26 February 1949 Division B Hamilton 4–0[45][46] Dumbarton Douglas Park
Cupples   53'60'
McMullen   72'
Rothera   76' (pen)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: J A Mowatt
5 March 1949 Division B Dunfermline Athletic 3–2[47][48] Dumbarton East End Park
Henderson   
Keith  
Speirs   
12 March 1949 Division B Dumbarton 2–2[49][50] Kilmarnock Boghead Park
Goldie   40'
Lambie   53' (OG)
McLaren   11'
Hunter   20'
Attendance: 2,500
19 March 1949 Division B Airdrie 3–1[51][52] Dumbarton Broomfield Park
Seawright   31'88'
Bannan   77'
Stirling   47'
26 March 1949 Division B Stirling Albion 3–1[53][54] Dumbarton Annfield Stadium
Martin   13' 
Szpula   31'
Goldie   Attendance: 6,000
Referee: W Webb
2 April 1949 Division B Dumbarton 1–0[55][56] St Johnstone Boghead Park
Cantwell   8' (pen) Attendance: 1,000
Referee: W Davidson
16 April 1949 Division B Dumbarton 5–3[59][60] Alloa Athletic Boghead Park
Speirs  
Cantwell   
McLean  
Goldie  
Rowan  
Gilhooley  
Crothers  

Supplementary CupEdit

Dumbarton's interest in the B Division Supplementary Cup was short lived with a first round exit to Cowdenbeath.

25 August 1948 Round 1 Cowdenbeath 4–2 Dumbarton Central Park, Cowdenbeath
Cowan   1'
McCreadie   2'
McKay   30'
 
Lynch   15'
Crichton   72'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: A Ward

League CupEdit

Progress from their League Cup section was again to prove too much of a challenge for Dumbarton, finishing 4th and last, with just a draw being taken from their 6 games.

11 September 1948 Section 8 Airdrie 8–1[61][62] Dumbarton Broomfield Park
Duncan   5'
Orr   15'24'33'42'
Parlane   45'
McMillan   60'
Brown   72'
Bootland   68' (pen) Attendance: 7,500
Referee: J R Boyd
18 September 1948 Section 8 Dumbarton 1–2[63][64] Ayr United Boghead Park
Goldie   29' Morrison   7'
Beattie   42'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: W Webb
25 September 1948 Section 8 Arbroath 4–2[65][66] Dumbarton Gayfield Park
Quinn   14'
Lang   27'
Ross   67'80'
C. McNee   63'
Goldie   70'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J Kerr
2 October 1948 Section 8 Dumbarton 0–5[67][68] Airdrie Boghead Park
Duncan   3'40'
Parlane   34'80'
Seawright   73'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: R G Benzie
9 October 1948 Section 8 Ayr United 2–1[69][70] Dumbarton Somerset Park
Beattie   63'
McGuigan   82'
Bootland   19' Attendance: 6,000
Referee: R J Smith
16 October 1948 Section 8 Dumbarton 1–1[71][72] Arbroath Boghead Park
Cantwell   72' Coy   17' Attendance: 3,000
Referee: W Davidson

Scottish CupEdit

Dumbarton brought some cheer to their fans with some success in the Scottish Cup before losing out in the third round to A Division opponents Hearts.

22 January 1949 Round 1 Dumbarton 5–2[73][74] Kilmarnock Boghead Park
Goldie   33'55'80'
Stirling   42'
McLean   87'
McLaren   35'
Hunter   83'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: W G Livingstone
5 February 1949 Round 2 Dumbarton 1–1[75][76] Dundee United Boghead Park
Hepburn   62' Mitchell   14' Attendance: 9,000
Referee: J Jackson
9 February 1949 Round 2 Replay Dundee United 1–3[77][78] Dumbarton Tannadice Park
McKay   40' McLean   7'
Grant   22'
Stirling   44'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: J Jackson
19 February 1949 Round 3 Hearts 3–0[79][80] Dumbarton Tynecastle Stadium
Crum   27'
Dixon   51'
Flavell   76'
Attendance: 30,241
Referee: J R Boyd

Stirlingshire CupEdit

Dumbarton won a thrilling first round tie against A Division Falkirk in the 'county' cup but due to other teams' commitments the competition was never completed.

21 August 1948 Round 1 Dumbarton 7–1 Falkirk Boghead Park
Donegan   
Goldie   
Speirs   
Cantwell  
Dawson  

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   Jim Jamieson[81] 8 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
GK   George Paton 31 0 22 0 4 0 4 0 1 0
GK   Ormond Tyrell[82] 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK   Trialist 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   George Ferguson 31 0 22 0 4 0 5 0 0 0
DF   Jack McNee 37 0 26 0 4 0 6 0 1 0
MF   Bobby Donaldson[83] 32 0 25 0 4 0 2 0 1 0
MF   John Fulton[84] 9 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
MF   Ian Hepburn[85] 26 1 20 0 4 1 2 0 0 0
MF   Matt Lynch 33 3 24 2 4 0 4 0 1 1
MF   Gordon McFarlane[86] 7 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
MF   Alex Menzies 13 0 8 0 0 0 4 0 1 0
FW   Charlie Bootland 18 10 11 8 0 0 6 2 1 0
FW   Jackie Cantwell 16 4 12 3 0 0 4 1 0 0
FW   Johnny Crichton 7 3 4 2 0 0 2 1 1 0
FW   Tom Donegan[87] 40 2 29 2 4 0 6 0 1 0
FW   Hugh Goldie 38 17 28 12 4 3 5 2 1 0
FW   Peter Grant[88] 39 7 28 6 4 1 6 0 1 0
FW   Archie McIndewar 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Neil McLean[89] 14 4 10 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
FW   Chris McNee[90] 11 1 8 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
FW   Joe Speirs[91] 7 5 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Bob Stirling[92] 23 11 19 9 4 2 0 0 0 0
FW   Willie Walmsley 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Source:[93]

TransfersEdit

Source:[94]

Reserve teamEdit

Dumbarton played only one competitive 'reserve' fixture by entering the Scottish Second XI Cup where they lost in the first round to Partick Thistle.

ReferencesEdit

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