1948–49 Dundee F.C. season

The 1948–49 season was the forty-seventh season in which Dundee competed at a Scottish national level, playing in Division A. In one of the club's most impressive seasons in its history, Dundee would finish in 2nd place, just 1 point off eventual champions Rangers. Striker Alex Stott would top the Division A scoring charts, and would score 40 goals in all competitions.[1][2]

Dundee
1948–49 season
Division A2nd
Scottish CupSemi-finals
League CupSemi-finals
Top goalscorerLeague: Alex Stott (31)
All: Alex Stott (40)

Dundee would also compete in both the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup. Continuing their impressive season, Dundee would reach the Semi-finals of both competitions, but would fall to Rangers in the League Cup and to Clyde in a replay in the Scottish Cup.[3]

Scottish Division AEdit

Statistics provided by Dee Archive.[3]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Dundee Scorer(s) Attendance
1 14 August Heart of Midlothian H 2–1 Stewart, Gunn 30,000
2 18 August Clyde A 3–3 Ewen, Gunn, Stewart
3 21 August Aberdeen H 3–0 Stott, Gunn, Ewen 30,000
4 28 August Rangers A 1–1 Stott 55,000
5 1 September East Fife H 2–5 Stott, Gunn
6 23 October Celtic A 1–0 Gerrie 25,000
7 6 November Albion Rovers A 6–0 Gunn, Stott (4), Mackay
8 13 November Queen of the South H 2–1 Pattillo, Stott
9 27 November St Mirren H 1–0 Boyd
10 4 December Hibernian A 1–2 Malloch 32,000
11 11 December Motherwell A 2–0 Hill, Gunn
12 18 December Third Lanark H 1–1 Hill
13 25 December Clyde H 3–1 Stott (2), Ewen
14 1 January Aberdeen A 3–1 Pattillo, Stott, Follon 26,000
15 3 January Rangers H 3–1 Ewen, Stott (2) 39,975
16 8 January Heart of Midlothian A 1–0 Stott 39,389
17 15 January Greenock Morton H 3–1 Stott (3)
18 29 January East Fife A 0–3
19 12 February Partick Thistle A 4–4 Stott, Pattillo, Gunn, Boyd
20 19 February Albion Rovers H 5–0 Pattillo (2), Andrews, Stott (2)
21 26 February Queen of the South A 1–0 Gunn
22 12 March St Mirren A 1–6 Gerrie
23 19 March Hibernian H 4–3 Pattillo, Stott, Bruce, Hill 32,500
24 2 April Third Lanark A 3–2 Stott (2), Pattillo
25 11 April Celtic H 3–2 Stott, Gerrie (2) 29,000
26 16 April Greenock Morton A 2–2 Ewen, Stott
27 20 April Falkirk H 3–1 Gunn, Stott (2)
28 23 April Partick Thistle H 4–2 Stott (2), Gerrie, Pattillo
29 27 April Motherwell H 2–1 Pattillo, Stott
30 30 April Falkirk A 1–4 Stott

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 30 20 6 4 63 32 +31 46
2 Dundee 30 20 5 5 71 48 +23 45
3 Hibernian 30 17 5 8 75 52 +23 39
4 East Fife 30 16 3 11 64 46 +18 35
5 Falkirk 30 12 8 10 70 54 +16 32
Source: RSSSF

Scottish League CupEdit

Statistics provided by Dee Archive.[3]

Group 2Edit

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Dundee Scorer(s) Attendance
1 11 September Albion Rovers H 2–1 Pattillo (2)
2 18 September Falkirk A 3–2 Gunn, Rattray, Stott 10,000
3 25 September Motherwell A 1–0 Stott
4 2 October Albion Rovers A 3–2 Gerrie, Hill, Pattillo
5 9 October Falkirk H 4–2 Boyd, Rattray, Fiddes (o.g.), Pattillo
6 16 October Motherwell H 0–1

Group 2 tableEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts
Dundee 6 5 0 1 13 8 1.625 10
Motherwell 6 4 0 2 11 5 2.200 8
Falkirk 6 2 0 4 8 11 0.727 4
Albion Rovers 6 1 0 5 9 17 0.529 2

Knockout stageEdit

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Dundee Scorer(s) Attendance
Quarter-finals 30 October Alloa Athletic H 1–1 (AET) Gunn
QF replay 3 November Alloa Athletic A 3–1 Stott, Boyd, Pattillo
Semi-finals 25 September Rangers N 1–4 Smith 50,996

Scottish CupEdit

Statistics provided by Dee Archive.

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Dundee Scorer(s) Attendance
1st round 22 January St Johnstone H 6–1 Stott (4), Pattillo (2)
2nd round 5 February St Mirren H 0–0
2R replay 8 February St Mirren A 2–1 Gunn, Stott
Quarter-finals 5 March Heart of Midlothian A 4–2 Gunn, Hill, Gerrie, Pattillo 37,356
Semi-finals 26 March Clyde N 2–2 Gunn, Stott 33,000
SF replay 4 April Clyde N 1–2 Milligan (o.g.) 50,000

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Match results". deearchive.co.uk. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Scotland - List of Topscorers". rsssf.com. 17 June 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Results for Dundee for 1948-49". londonhearts.com. Retrieved 9 February 2021.

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