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Frank Dunlop Squad Index
Information:
1948-49 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
28th April 1913
Birthplace:
Govan, Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 10"
Weight:
11 st 3 lbs
Signed:
16/05/1936
Career History:
Benburb/Aberdeen 16th May 1936, Freed 30th April 1949
 
Profile:
Will go down in Aberdeen history as the first Dons captain to lead the club to success in the Southern League Cup in 1946 and the Scottish Cup a year later. Signed from Benburb in 1936 he developed in to a tough defender with great leadership qualities. Was also in the Aberdeen side that played in the 1937 Final. Left Pittodrie in 1948 and emigrated to South Africa. A few years later, Frank returned to Aberdeen where he worked for Claude Hamilton Electrical, a firm that did a lot of work at Pittodrie for many years.
Frank passed away in Aberdeen, 1991.
Frank Dunlop

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
22/08/1936
St. Mirren 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) St Mirren Park (Love Street), Paisley 15,000 23 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1948-49
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1947-48
14
0
0
5
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
4
0
0
1946-47
27
0
0
9
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
43
0
0
0
0
0
1945-46
30
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
1
21
0
0
1944-45
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
1
1943-44
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
37
0
1
1942-43
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
42
0
2
1941-42
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
1
1939-40
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
13
0
0
1938-39
30
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
0
3
0
0
1937-38
16
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
3
0
0
1936-37
28
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
0
33
0
1
2
0
0
Totals:
150
0
1
14
0
0
20
0
1
0
0
0
184
0
2
204
0
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 184 2