David "Dave" Halliday (December 11, 1897 – January 1970) was a Scottish football player and manager. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1897 ( MDCCCXCVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered
Halliday was born in Dumfries and had trained as a mechanic before joining his local side Queen of the South in 1919. Dumfries (dəmˈfriːs is a town and former Royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland and is situated close to the A mechanic is a person who uses Tools to repair things (generally machinery or works to keep things operating properly Queen of the South Football Club is a Scottish professional football club founded in 1919 and located in Dumfries in south-west Scotland Halliday scored 13 goals in his 19 games for the Doonhamers. He soon moved to St Mirren and then to Dundee in 1921. Saint Mirren Football Club (commonly known by the shortening St Dundee Football Club, founded in 1893 are a football team based in the city of Dundee, Scotland. There he became one of the most prolific centre forwards, finishing as Scottish top scorer in 1923-24 with 38 goals. Strikers, also known as forwards and attackers, are the players on a team in Association football (soccer in the row nearest to the opposing With Dundee he reached the Scottish Cup final in 1924-25, and in total scored 91 goals in just 125 appearances for the Dees. The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup, usually known as the Scottish Cup, is the national football cup competition of Scotland
In 1925, Sunderland paid £4,000 for his services, and Halliday soon became equally prolific south of the border, scoring more than 30 goals in each of the four seasons, including 43 in 1928-29. Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional Association football team based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, which plays in His rate for Sunderland was almost a goal a game - 162 goals in 175 appearances in league and cup. In 1929, despite his age (32) he was signed by Arsenal as an intended replacement for Jack Lambert, making his debut against Birmingham City on 9 November 1929. John "Jack" Lambert ( May 22, 1902 &ndash 1940 was an English footballer A large and robust Centre forward from Birmingham City Football Club is an English Professional football club based in the city of Birmingham. Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all Year 1929 ( MCMXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Halliday scored a comparatively modest number of goals in 1929-30, his first season, with 8 goals in 15 games (including four in a 6-6 draw with Leicester City). PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here However, he was dropped towards the end of the season in favour of Lambert, and missed out the 1930 FA Cup Final, which saw Arsenal claim their first major trophy. Unable to play at all during the 1930-31 season, he signed for Manchester City only a year after joining Arsenal. TalkManchester City FC before changing verbs to singular --> Manchester City Football Club is an English professional football club
At City he regained his scoring form, hitting 47 goals in 74 games, but missed the 1933 Cup Final, which City lost to Everton. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. He saw out his career with Clapton Orient between 1933 and 1935, where he was still a regular goalscorer, with 33 in 53 matches. Leyton Orient FC are an English Professional football team from east London currently playing in League One of the Football League In total, he scored 347 goals in 464 Scottish and English league matches, yet was never once picked for the Scottish national side, being consistently overlooked in favour of Hughie Gallacher. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association. Hugh Kilpatrick "Hughie" Gallacher ( 2 February 1903 – 11 June 1957) was a Scottish football player in
After leaving Orient, he became player-manager of non-league Yeovil & Petters United. Yeovil Town FC is an English football team based in Yeovil, Somerset.
Dave Halliday returned to his native Scotland in 1937 to become manager of Aberdeen. Aberdeen Football Club (also known as The Dons, The Reds and The Dandies) is a Scottish professional football club based in Aberdeen In April 1938 he signed George Hamilton from his ex club Queen of the South. George Hamilton ( 7 December 1917 - May 2001 was a Scottish international footballer, who spent most of his 21-year career with Aberdeen However it was not until after the Second World War when the trophies started to arrive. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Aberdeen won the 1945-46 League Cup (although this was a reduced version of the League Cup, and does not appear in all official records) and the 1946-47 Scottish Cup with Hamilton scoring in the final. The Scottish Football League Cup is an Association football competition open to all Scottish Football League and Scottish Premier League clubs Aberdeen also reached the League Cup final that year. As well as reaching two more Scottish Cup Finals in 1953 and 1954 Aberdeen won the 1954-55 First Division title. Sponsorship On July 20, 2007, it was announced that Scottish Football League would be sponsored by Scottish soft drink Irn-Bru In Dave Halliday's eighteen-year stint in charge of the Dons he was the club's most successful manager before the arrival of Alex Ferguson. Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, CBE, (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager
After leaving Aberdeen he spent three years at the helm of Leicester City, guiding them to a Second Division title and promotion in 1956-57. PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here From 1892 until 1992 the Football League Second Division was the second highest division overall in English football. He left the Leicester job in 1958 and retired from football after that.
Dave Halliday died in 1970, aged 72.
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