1929–30 Dumbarton F.C. season
|Stadium||Boghead Park, Dumbarton|
|Scottish League Division Two||16th|
|Scottish Cup||First Round|
League: Johnny Haddow (21)|
All: Johnny Haddow (21)
With just 5 wins to show for their efforts in the league campaign up to the new year, it was to prove yet another fruitless season for Dumbarton, their eighth season in a row in the Second Division, and in the end finished 16th out of 20, with 30 points - 27 behind champions Leith Athletic.
In the Scottish Cup, Dumbarton were knocked out in the first round by Cowdenbeath.
Locally, for the first time since 1923, Dumbarton won the Dumbartonshire Cup, beating Clydebank in the final.
Elsewhere a challenge match was played against a Dumbartonshire Juvenile XI.
All results are written with Dumbarton's score first.
|10 August 1929||Leith Athletic||H||2-3||Speedie;Haddow||2,500|
|17 August 1929||Dunfermline Athletic||A||3-2||Haddow(2);Fairley|
|24 August 1929||Forfar Athletic||H||1-2||Haddow||2,000|
|31 August 1929||Montrose||A||0-6|
|7 September 1929||Alloa Athletic||H||1-2||Brannan|
|14 September 1929||East Fife||A||1-4||Brannan|
|21 September 1929||King's Park||H||4-2||Malloy(3);Haddow||1,500|
|28 September 1929||East Stirling||A||0-1|
|5 October 1929||Bo'ness||H||2-5||Malloy;Brannan||2,000|
|12 October 1929||Queen of the South||A||0-5|
|19 October 1929||Raith Rovers||H||2-3||Brannan;Shaw|
|26 October 1929||Clydebank||A||2-1||Kirk;Malloy|
|2 November 1929||Stenhousemuir||A||0-5|
|9 November 1929||Brechin City||H||4-1||Speedie;Malloy;Parlane,W;Haddow|
|16 November 1929||Third Lanark||H||4-3||Malloy(2);Haddow(2)||2,000|
|23 November 1929||Armadale||A||1-2||Haddow|
|30 November 1929||Albion Rovers||H||1-2||Haddow|
|7 December 1929||Arbroath||H||1-4||Haddow|
|14 December 1929||St Bernard's||A||0-5||1,500|
|21 December 1929||Leith Athletic||A||2-6||Shaw;Haddow||2,000|
|28 December 1929||Dunfermline Athletic||H||1-3||Muir|
|1 January 1930||Clydebank||H||1-3||Parlane,W|
|2 January 1930||Raith Rovers||A||2-1||Trialist;OG|
|4 January 1930||Forfar Athletic||A||2-1||Haddow;Trialist|
|25 January 1930||Alloa Athletic||A||1-2||Malloy|
|1 February 1930||East Fife||H||6-3||Malloy(2);Stewart;Parlane,W;Swanson;Haddow|
|8 February 1930||King's Park||A||1-1||Malloy|
|15 February 1930||East Stirling||H||5-3||Shaw(2);Parlane,W;Haddow;Swanson|
|22 February 1930||Bo'ness||A||1-3||Haddow|
|1 March 1930||Queen of the South||H||4-0||Parlane,W(2);Swanson(2)|
|8 March 1930||Stenhousemuir||H||5-1||Lennie;Parlane,W;Malloy;Haddow;Shaw||1,500|
|15 March 1930||Brechin City||A||0-1|
|22 March 1930||Third Lanark||A||2-2||Malloy;Swanson|
|29 March 1930||Armadale||H||6-0||Swanson(2);Parlane,J;Parlane,W;Haddow;Stewart|
|5 April 1930||Albion Rovers||A||0-2|
|7 April 1930||Montrose||H||3-1||Malloy(2);Haddow|
|12 April 1930||Arbroath||A||3-4||Lennie;Parlane,W;Haddow||1,000|
|19 April 1930||St Bernard's||H||3-0||Lennie;Malloy;Haddow|
|18 January 1930||1||Cowdenbeath||H||1-4||Malloy||4,500|
|29 April 1930||F||Clydebank||H||6-2||Malloy(4);Parlane,J;Parlane,W||2,000|
|15 April 1930||Dumbartonshire Juveniles XI||H||5-1||unknown|
|No.||Pos||Nat||Player||Total||Second Division||Scottish Cup|
Amongst those players joining and leaving the club were the following:
* The league match against East Fife on 1 February marked James Miller's 100th appearance for Dumbarton in all national competitions - the 26th Dumbarton player to reach this milestone.
* The league match against Bo'ness on 22 February marked Danny Muir's 100th appearance for Dumbarton in all national competitions - the 27th Dumbarton player to reach this milestone.
* The 56 goals scored at Boghead in league matches beat the previous highest number of home league goals (55) set in the 1891-92 season.
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- William Hyslop (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Stewart Lennie (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Alex McConnachie (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Johnny Parlane (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- James Stewart (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- James Brannan (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Duffy (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- John Fairlie (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Angus Kerr (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- William Kirk (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Norman Shaw (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Smith (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Robert Speedie (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Benjamin Swanson (Dumbarton Football Club Historical Archive)
- Scottish Football Historical Archive