1963–64 Dumbarton F.C. season

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Dumbarton
1963–1964 season
Manager Jackie Fearn
Stadium Boghead Park, Dumbarton
Scottish League Division 2 6th
Scottish Cup Second Round
Scottish League Cup Prelims
Top goalscorer League: Tommy Halliday (9)
All: Don Bowie/ Tommy Halliday (12)

Season 1963–64 was the 80th football season in which Dumbarton competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Football League for the 58th time, the Scottish Cup for the 69th time and the Scottish League Cup for the 17th time.

Overview[edit]

While never really considered at any time as serious challengers, manager Jackie Fearn guided Dumbarton to a respectable 6th place in Division 2 with 38 points, a distant 29 behind champions Morton.

In the Scottish Cup, after an easy first round win, Dumbarton were not disgraced in their loss in the second round to Division 1 opponents Motherwell.

In the League Cup, with 2 wins and a draw from their sectional ties, Dumbarton failed to qualify for the knock out stages.

Locally Dumbarton lost out to Stenhousemuir in the first round of the Stirlingshire Cup.

Results[edit]

Win
Draw
Loss

All results are written with Dumbarton's score first.

Scottish League[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
4 September 1963 Morton A 1-5 Halliday
7 September 1963 Stirling Albion H 5-2 Halliday(2);Hodgson(2);Fraser 1,000
14 September 1963 Queens Park A 1-2 Hodgson 2,000
18 September 1963 Albion Rovers H 0-2
21 September 1963 East Fife H 1-3 McLuskie 1,500
25 September 1963 Albion Rovers A 3-3 Black(2);Bowie
28 September 1963 Forfar Athletic H 3-1 Bowie;Masse;Halliday
5 October 1963 Stenhousemuir A 1-0 Halliday 500
12 October 1963 Stranraer H 4-1 Halliday(2);Lawlor;Bingham 1,300
19 October 1963 Raith Rovers H 4-0 Hodgson(2);Lawlor;Bingham 1,000
26 October 1963 Montrose A 1-2 Harra 1,500
2 November 1963 Hamilton A 3-1 Taggart(2);Black 2,500
9 November 1963 Ayr United H 3-1 Harra;Fraser;Lawlor 3,000
16 November 1963 Arbroath A 0-4 1,800
23 November 1963 Brechin City H 1-1 Bowie 1,400
30 November 1963 Cowdenbeath A 1-0 McDonald 500
7 December 1963 Berwick Rangers A 3-2 Harra;Black;Lawlor
14 December 1963 Alloa Athletic H 2-1 Black;Callaghan
21 December 1963 Clyde H 0-1 1,500
1 January 1964 Stirling Albion A 1-1 Fraser
2 January 1964 Queens Park H 1-4 Harra
4 January 1964 East Fife A 2-2 Bowie;Black 1,400
18 January 1964 Forfar Athletic A 2-0 Callaghan(2) 500
1 February 1964 Stenhousemuir H 3-2 Bowie(2);Lawlor 900
8 February 1964 Stranraer A 2-2 Smith;Veitch 1,050
15 February 1964 Raith Rovers A 1-2 OG 1,000
22 February 1964 Montrose H 2-1 Harra;Slaven 900
29 February 1964 Hamilton H 2-0 Harra;Brown 1,000
7 March 1964 Brechin City A 1-2 Lawlor
14 March 1964 Arbroath H 1-0 Kelly 350
28 March 1964 Cowdenbeath H 8-0 Callaghan(3);Fraser(2);Bowie;Veitch;Lawlor
4 April 1964 Berwick Rangers H 1-1 McEwan 1,000
13 April 1964 Morton H 0-2
18 April 1964 Alloa Athletic A 1-2 Brown 500
23 April 1964 Clyde H 2-4 Bowie;McKenna
29 April 1964 Ayr United A 0-1

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Rd Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
11 January 1964 1 Raith Rovers H 4-0 Bowie(2);Callaghan;Black 3,200
25 January 1964 2 Motherwell A 0-1 7,500

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Date Rd Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
10 August 1963 P Arbroath A 1-1 Bowie
14 August 1963 P Raith Rovers H 3-0 Halliday;Hodgson;Coyle
17 August 1963 P East Fife A 2-3 Halliday;Hodgson 3,000
24 August 1963 P Arbroath H 1-2 Halliday 3,000
28 August 1963 P Raith Rovers A 2-1 Bowie;Black
31 August 1963 P East Fife A 2-4 Brown(2)

Stirlingshire Cup[edit]

Date Rd Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
26 November 1963 1 Stenhousemuir A 1-2 Harra

Other Matches[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
19 August 1963 Forth & Endrick League XI A 8-2 Black(2);Wilson(2);Hodgson;Fraser;Halliday;OG
11 September 1963 Airdrie H 2-1 unknown
5 November 1963 Erskine XI H 1-1 Lawlor
12 April 1964 Ross County H 2-3 Harra;Callaghan

Player statistics[edit]

Squad[1][edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Second Division Scottish Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland George Brinkworth 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
GK Scotland Andy Crawford 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
GK Scotland Doug Robertson 35 0 27 0 2 0 6 0
DF Scotland Alan Black 31 8 27 6 2 1 2 1
DF Scotland Tommy Govan 43 0 35 0 2 0 6 0
DF Scotland Andy Jardine 32 0 24 0 2 0 6 0
DF Scotland Jim Lachlan 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
DF Scotland Tommy Sturgeon 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland Billy Corrigan 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland Ronnie Curran 38 0 31 0 2 0 5 0
MF Scotland George Gallagher 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland Hugh Harra 38 6 31 6 2 0 5 0
MF Scotland George Masse 7 1 4 1 0 0 3 0
MF Scotland Tom Murray 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland Gerry Quinn 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland George Taggart 29 2 27 2 2 0 0 0
MF Scotland Jimmy Veitch 14 2 13 2 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland Joe Wilson 8 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
FW Scotland Alec Bingham 21 2 19 2 1 0 1 0
FW Scotland Don Bowie 39 12 31 8 2 2 6 2
FW Scotland Tommy Brown 7 4 5 2 0 0 2 2
FW Scotland Willie Callaghan 24 7 22 6 2 1 0 0
FW Scotland Don Carswell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Johnny Coyle 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
FW Scotland Gordon Douglas 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Jim Fraser 16 5 13 5 0 0 3 0
FW Scotland Stephen Gnaulati 6 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Scotland Tommy Halliday 14 12 8 9 0 0 6 3
FW Scotland Jimmy Hodgson 14 5 10 3 0 0 4 2
FW Scotland Jimmy Horne 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland John Kelly 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Kenny Knox 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland John Lawlor 27 7 25 7 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Jim McDonald 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Malcolm McEwan 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Norrie McKay 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland John McKenna 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland John McLuskie 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Willie Munn 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Bobby Slaven 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Bobby Smith 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0

Transfers[edit]

Amongst those players joining and leaving the club were the following:[2]

Factfile[edit]

* The League Cup match against Arbroath on 24 August marked Tommy Govan's 200th appearance for Dumbarton in all national competitions - the 9th Dumbarton player to break the 'double century'.
* Andy Jardine's appearance in the League match against Ayr United on 9 November was his 232nd competitive match for the club - overtaking Hugh Gallacher's record set two seasons earlier.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers. 
  2. ^ Litster, John. Record of Post-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 

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