Selection Committee
Manager Profile

Manager Details

  • Full Name: Selection Committee
  • First Appointed: July 29th, 1878


Managerial History


Spell 1 - Jul 29th, 1878 to Jun 5th, 1927

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Harry Black - 329
2. Harry Farquhar - 315
3. David Guild - 307
4. George Clark - 296
5. James Thomson - 295
6. George Ferguson - 266
7. Bobby Middleton - 254
8. George Dorward - 252
9. James Taylor - 232
10. Bob McGlashan - 212
1. David Willocks - 129
2. Bobby Middleton - 119
3. Alex Milne - 95
4. Harry Farquhar - 91
5. James Thomson - 88
6. George Dorward - 83
7. Harry Black - 77
8. David Guild - 57
9. John Petrie - 52
10. Jim Buick - 51

First Match In Charge
Sep 28th, 1878 3 - 0 vs. Dundee Our Boys, Scottish Cup (First Round)

Last Match In Charge
Apr 30th, 1927 1 - 1 vs. Bo'ness (Old), Scottish League

Total Players Used:
466

Biggest Win(s)
Sep 12th, 1885 36 - 0 vs. Bon Accord, Scottish Cup (First Round)

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Jan 2nd, 1901 1 - 11 vs. Dundee 'A', Northern League

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
1181 546 226 409 2805 2086
(46.2%) (19.1%) (34.6%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
591 365 110 116 1705 720
(61.8%) (18.6%) (19.6%)

Spell 2 - Apr 23rd, 1949 to May 7th, 1949

Most Appearances Top Scorers

First Match In Charge
Aug 13th, 1949 1 - 5 vs. Dumbarton, Scottish League Cup (Group Stage)

Last Match In Charge
Apr 19th, 1949 0 - 4 vs. Hamilton Academical, Supplementary Cup

Total Players Used:
0

Biggest Win(s)
None.

Heaviest Defeat(s)
None.

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
(nan%) (nan%) (nan%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
(nan%) (nan%) (nan%)

Biography

In the early years of the club, the committee mebers picked the team, with the match secretary being nominally in control. In 1903 Bob McGlashan replaced Richard David as match secretary with increased responsibility for matchday selections before going on to become the first official manager of the club in 1927.


Players Signed

New Players Transferred In
Player Date Signed Fee
1. Jim Milne Jr Jul 29th, 1878
2. Dyken Bruce Jul 29th, 1878
3. John Devlin Jul 29th, 1878
4. James Scott Jul 29th, 1878
5. William Alexander Jul 29th, 1878
6. Willie Schollay Jul 29th, 1878
7. Bill Steel Jul 29th, 1878
8. Dick Meffan Jul 29th, 1878
9. David Salmond Jul 29th, 1878
10. Ned Cowie Jul 29th, 1878
11. William Mill Jul 29th, 1878
12. R R George Jul 29th, 1878
13. G.D Jarrett Jul 29th, 1878
14. Jim Milne Sr Jan 1st, 1879
15. W Dickson Jan 1st, 1879
16. John Hannah Mar 1st, 1879
17. D Hampton Jul 1st, 1879
18. George Guild Jul 1st, 1879
19. David Duncan Jul 1st, 1879
20. William Hogg Jul 1st, 1879
21. William Mann Jul 1st, 1879
22. H Smith Jul 1st, 1879
23. Alex Mather Jul 1st, 1879
24. James McWattie Jul 1st, 1879
25. James Phillip Jul 1st, 1879
26. Unknown Lawrie Jul 1st, 1879
27. Tom Devlin Jul 1st, 1879
28. George Harris Jul 1st, 1879
29. Patrick Keith Jul 1st, 1879
30. J Adam Jul 1st, 1879
31. A Williams Jul 1st, 1879
32. David Williamson Jul 1st, 1879
33. Alex Mann Jul 1st, 1879
34. H Steele Jul 1st, 1879
35. Will Fairweather Feb 20th, 1880
36. John Robertson Jun 1st, 1880
37. James Christie Jul 1st, 1880
38. John Addison Jul 1st, 1880
39. W Nairn Jul 1st, 1880
40. Jim Sim Jun 1st, 1881
41. Jim Marshall Jul 1st, 1881
42. George Christie Jul 1st, 1881
43. Joe Fleming Jul 1st, 1881
44. Unknown Ness Jul 1st, 1881
45. J Gordon Jul 1st, 1881
46. Henry Rennie Jul 1st, 1882
47. Johnny Tackett Jul 1st, 1882
48. Tom O'Kane Jul 1st, 1882
49. John Stirling Jul 1st, 1882
50. J Grant Dec 15th, 1882
51. David Crawford Jul 1st, 1883
52. Jim Buick Jul 1st, 1883
53. W Fyffe Jul 1st, 1883
54. Unknown Strachan Jul 1st, 1883
55. James Gray Jul 1st, 1883
56. Unknown Buttars Jul 1st, 1883
57. James Gordon Jul 1st, 1883
58. Bill Collie Jul 1st, 1884
59. Tom Salmond Jul 1st, 1884
60. John Petrie Jul 1st, 1884
61. Unknown Wilson Jul 1st, 1884
62. Unknown Stewart Jul 1st, 1884
63. George Ford Jul 1st, 1884
64. William Dorward Jul 1st, 1885
65. Ned Doig Jul 1st, 1885
66. Jim Smith Jul 1st, 1885
67. William Haddon Jul 1st, 1885
68. Unknown Heron Jul 1st, 1885
69. Unknown Crabb Jul 1st, 1885
70. William McWattie Jul 1st, 1885
71. James Mudie Jul 1st, 1885
72. Unknown Craig Jul 1st, 1885
73. David Dinnie Jul 1st, 1885
74. James Christie Jun 1st, 1886
75. Unknown Mathers Jul 1st, 1886
76. R Clark Jul 1st, 1886
77. Unknown Matthew Jul 1st, 1886
78. Unknown Patullo Jul 1st, 1886
79. George Campbell Jul 1st, 1886
80. Steve Buick Jul 1st, 1886
81. Willie Leslie Jul 1st, 1886
82. J Falconer Jul 1st, 1886
83. A McNicoll Jul 1st, 1886
84. Alexander McWattie Jul 1st, 1886
85. Unknown Pirie Jul 1st, 1886
86. Unknown McDonald Feb 1st, 1887
87. David Willocks Jul 1st, 1887
88. Alexander Penny Jul 1st, 1887
89. Alex Steel Jul 1st, 1887
90. Unknown Connell Jul 1st, 1887
91. Unknown Walls Jul 1st, 1887
92. S Smith Jul 1st, 1887
93. A D Williamson Jul 1st, 1887
94. Charlie Fleming Jul 1st, 1887
95. James Mowat Jul 1st, 1887
96. David Skea May 1st, 1888
97. Robert Mackie May 5th, 1888
98. Willie MacDonald Jul 1st, 1888
99. Unknown Nicoll Jul 1st, 1888
100. Duncan Brown Jul 1st, 1888
101. James Igoe Jul 1st, 1888
102. Unknown Barnett Jul 1st, 1888
103. Unknown Suttie Jul 1st, 1888
104. Bill Stewart Jul 1st, 1888
105. Willie Willocks Jul 1st, 1888
106. Stewart Duffus Jul 1st, 1888
107. Unknown Chalmers Jul 1st, 1888
108. Unknown Martin Jul 1st, 1888
109. Unknown Milne Jul 1st, 1888
110. David Low Jul 1st, 1888
111. Unknown Dorward Jul 1st, 1888
112. George Murray Jul 1st, 1889
113. Charlie Menmuir Jul 1st, 1889
114. Unknown Duncan Jul 1st, 1889
115. Fred Campbell Jul 1st, 1889
116. Unknown Stewart Jul 1st, 1889
117. William Campbell Jul 1st, 1889
118. D Henderson Jul 1st, 1889
119. D Matthew Jul 1st, 1889
120. Unknown Leslie Jul 1st, 1889
121. David Storrier Feb 1st, 1890
122. Joe Tulloch Jul 1st, 1890
123. George Suttie Jul 1st, 1890
124. Unknown Johnson Jul 1st, 1890
125. Unknown Sinclair Jul 1st, 1890
126. Jim Esplin Jul 1st, 1890
127. Alex Bennett Jul 1st, 1890
128. Unknown Fraser Jul 1st, 1890
129. Alex Napier Jul 1st, 1890
130. Unknown Gauldie Jul 1st, 1890
131. John Smith Jul 1st, 1890
132. Allan Mann Jul 1st, 1890
133. Alexander Hendry Jun 1st, 1891
134. Ned Smith Jul 1st, 1891
135. Bob Drummond Jul 1st, 1891
136. Sam Meston Jul 1st, 1891
137. Unknown Whyte Jul 1st, 1891
138. Unknown Robertson Jul 1st, 1891
139. David Suttie Jul 1st, 1891
140. W Findlay Jul 1st, 1891
141. Joe Johnstone Jul 1st, 1891
142. Willie Rae Jul 1st, 1891
143. S Brown Jul 1st, 1891
144. George Leuchars Jul 1st, 1891
145. Davie Milne Dec 30th, 1891
146. William Airth Jul 1st, 1892
147. Jim Hutton Jul 1st, 1892
148. Alexander Wishart Jul 1st, 1892
149. Unknown Wright Jul 1st, 1892
150. Joe Collie Jul 1st, 1892
151. Jim Waterson Jul 1st, 1892
152. David McWattie Jul 1st, 1892
153. Charles Davidson Jul 1st, 1892
154. Jack Robb Jul 1st, 1892
155. Willie Maxwell Jul 1st, 1892
156. Arthur Ruxton Jul 1st, 1893
157. Jack Henderson Jul 1st, 1893
158. Unknown McKenzie Jul 1st, 1893
159. Alex Clark Jul 1st, 1893
160. Bill Strachan Jul 1st, 1893
161. Bill Ford Jul 1st, 1893
162. Unknown Boath Jul 1st, 1893
163. Alex Glen Jul 1st, 1893
164. John McArdle Jul 1st, 1893
165. Albert Buick Aug 1st, 1893
166. James Ford Jul 1st, 1894
167. George Christie Jul 1st, 1894
168. David Nicol Jul 1st, 1894
169. William Mitchell Jul 1st, 1894
170. Unknown Hayes Jul 1st, 1894
171. Unknown Kidd Jul 1st, 1894
172. Unknown Liddel Jul 1st, 1894
173. Alex Findlay Jul 1st, 1894
174. George McWattie Jul 1st, 1894
175. Bob McGlashan Jul 1st, 1895
176. Unknown Madden Jul 1st, 1895
177. W J Kerr Jul 1st, 1895
178. George Hendry Jul 1st, 1895
179. Edward MacNab Feb 1st, 1896
180. Jim Johnstone Mar 10th, 1896
181. John Clark Jul 1st, 1896
182. Alexander Black Jul 1st, 1896
183. David Haddon Jul 1st, 1896
184. Charles Mather Jul 1st, 1896
185. John Carrie Jul 1st, 1896
186. Charlie Ford Jul 1st, 1896
187. J Guthrie Jul 1st, 1896
188. William Anderson Mar 1st, 1897
189. George Davidson Jul 1st, 1897
190. Isaac Milne Jul 1st, 1897
191. J Sword Jul 1st, 1897
192. Bobby Middleton Aug 1st, 1897
193. R Stewart Jan 1st, 1898
194. Dave Cargill Feb 1st, 1898
195. William Harris Feb 9th, 1898
196. James Brown Jul 1st, 1898
197. Harry Brown Jul 1st, 1898
198. David Kenneth Jul 1st, 1898
199. George Clark Jul 1st, 1898
200. William Thomson Jul 1st, 1899
201. William Ritchie Jul 1st, 1899
202. John Sinclair Sep 20th, 1899
203. Jim Connell Oct 18th, 1899
204. David Law May 1st, 1900
205. David Axford Jun 1st, 1900
206. Alexander Mollison Jul 1st, 1900
207. Tom Dilly Jul 1st, 1900
208. Sandy Hannah Sep 3rd, 1900
209. Harry Black Jan 12th, 1901
210. James Stewart Jan 20th, 1901
211. Harry Murray Mar 12th, 1901
212. John Black Apr 20th, 1901
213. Frank Barrett Jul 1st, 1901
214. George Ferguson Aug 5th, 1901
215. William McKenzie Sep 18th, 1901
216. David Guild Jun 1st, 1902
217. David George Jul 1st, 1902
218. George MacNaughton Jul 14th, 1902
219. Robert Fairley Sep 30th, 1902
220. John Low Jan 10th, 1903
221. Willie Stewart Jan 14th, 1903
222. Robert Connacher Mar 12th, 1903
223. David Neave May 1st, 1903
224. David Palmer Jun 1st, 1903
225. Alex Cargill Jun 24th, 1903
226. Bob Petrie Jul 1st, 1903
227. Arthur Murray Aug 8th, 1903
228. William Lindsay Sep 22nd, 1903
229. William Johnston Nov 15th, 1903
230. Jim Petrie Jan 27th, 1904
231. David Salmond Mar 15th, 1904
232. Bert Murray Jun 12th, 1904
233. George Dorward Jun 13th, 1904
234. William Downie Jul 1st, 1904
235. Willie Johnston Jan 10th, 1905
236. John Gordon Jan 10th, 1905
237. Andrew Malloch Jan 10th, 1905
238. Dave Easson May 18th, 1905
239. Peter Crockatt Jun 1st, 1905
240. Ally Gray Jun 16th, 1905
241. W Ireland Aug 4th, 1905
242. William Proctor Nov 22nd, 1905
243. Geordie Law Jan 2nd, 1906
244. J Vannet Jul 1st, 1906
245. James Reid Jul 12th, 1906
246. William Fairweather Aug 29th, 1906
247. James Taylor Oct 23rd, 1906
248. Alfred Doig Nov 22nd, 1906
249. William Ford Nov 30th, 1906
250. Alfred Robertson May 11th, 1907
251. Charlie Henderson May 11th, 1907
252. Unknown Dundas Jul 1st, 1907
253. David Thomson Sep 17th, 1907
254. George Ritchie Dec 24th, 1907
255. George Willocks Mar 13th, 1908
256. James Thomson May 2nd, 1908
257. Andy Neave May 14th, 1908
258. Alex Smith May 27th, 1908
259. George Fullarton Jun 1st, 1908
260. Walter Anderson Jun 2nd, 1908
261. O Meikle Aug 1st, 1908
262. Syd Lorimer Aug 11th, 1908
263. William McDonald Dec 2nd, 1908
264. Willie Stirling Jun 1st, 1909
265. Willie Cameron Jun 1st, 1909
266. James Kinsman Jun 1st, 1909
267. Ned MacDonald Jun 1st, 1909
268. John Pearson Jul 1st, 1909
269. William Swan Jul 15th, 1909
270. George Fenton Aug 24th, 1909
271. George Laburn Sep 22nd, 1909
272. John Ferguson Sep 30th, 1909
273. Jim Shaw May 10th, 1910
274. George Ormond Jun 14th, 1910
275. William Clark Jul 4th, 1910
276. Robert Petrie Jul 4th, 1910
277. Tom Dorward Aug 23rd, 1910
278. Alex Milne Sep 15th, 1910
279. George Sutherland Sep 30th, 1910
280. George Scott Feb 15th, 1911
281. John Ross Jun 10th, 1911
282. Alex McDonald Jun 17th, 1911
283. Willie Whyte Aug 23rd, 1911
284. John Stirling Sep 7th, 1911
285. Willie Mann Jan 22nd, 1912
286. James McKenzie May 15th, 1912
287. Fred Clark Jun 1st, 1912
288. Bob Blair Jun 1st, 1912
289. Joe Glen Jun 1st, 1912
290. John Peters Jul 8th, 1912
291. James Cant Jul 11th, 1912
292. Dick Matthews Nov 10th, 1912
293. Charles Milne Mar 25th, 1913
294. Jim Herron Apr 16th, 1913
295. Bob Smith Apr 16th, 1913
296. David Birse Jun 10th, 1913
297. Charlie Dinnie Jun 25th, 1913
298. James Ritchie Jun 25th, 1913
299. Jim Nairn Jul 1st, 1913
300. George Brown Jul 1st, 1913
301. Benny Tait Jul 1st, 1913
302. Bob Crumley Oct 28th, 1913
303. James Bisset Apr 22nd, 1914
304. Ken Mitchell Apr 22nd, 1914
305. George Nicolson May 15th, 1914
306. George Wilkie Jun 11th, 1914
307. Jim Crumley Aug 10th, 1914
308. David Herron Oct 20th, 1914
309. David Fyffe Dec 30th, 1914
310. Charlie Fulton Dec 20th, 1915
311. Sandy Lockhart Dec 20th, 1915
312. Bobby Cuthbertson Dec 20th, 1915
313. William Beers Dec 20th, 1915
314. Willie Jenkins Dec 20th, 1915
315. Harry Farquhar May 20th, 1919
316. David Ferguson Jun 1st, 1919
317. Joe Connell Jun 1st, 1919
318. David Christie Jun 1st, 1919
319. Joe Redford Jun 1st, 1919
320. Alex Reid Aug 8th, 1919
321. Fred Mathers Aug 22nd, 1919
322. Fred Stoessel Sep 1st, 1919
323. Andrew Fraser Sep 16th, 1919
324. Charlie Chatwin Oct 7th, 1919
325. Alex Duke Jan 30th, 1920
326. Frank Connell Feb 20th, 1920
327. Bob Drummond May 10th, 1920
328. Jim Mathers Jul 1st, 1920
329. Bobby Stewart Aug 20th, 1920
330. Ernest Bowman Aug 24th, 1920
331. George Easson Aug 25th, 1920
332. Joe Walker Dec 20th, 1920
333. Ralph Leslie Jan 12th, 1921
334. John Walker May 17th, 1921
335. Willie Henderson May 18th, 1921
336. Sandy Singers May 28th, 1921
337. David Gibb Jul 16th, 1921
338. Alex Carrie Dec 20th, 1921
339. Alec Geddes May 1st, 1922
340. George Ritchie May 2nd, 1922
341. Alex Gibson May 18th, 1922
342. John Low Jun 1st, 1922
343. John Fox Jun 3rd, 1922
344. James McGuinness Jul 1st, 1922
345. Wattie Gentles Sep 12th, 1922
346. Jock Hume Oct 4th, 1922
347. Andrew Wilson Oct 19th, 1922
348. Bert Henderson Dec 1st, 1922
349. Tommy Bennett Jan 31st, 1923
350. Joe Murray Feb 27th, 1923
351. William Adamson Feb 28th, 1923
352. James Cairney Mar 15th, 1923
353. Ben McLaren Mar 15th, 1923
354. Tom McLean May 19th, 1923
355. George Donachie Jun 13th, 1923
356. George Hardie Jun 23rd, 1923
357. Jock Wilkinson Jul 7th, 1923
358. Tom Slaven Jul 14th, 1923
359. John Bryce Jul 18th, 1923
360. John Robertson Aug 15th, 1923
361. James Milne Sep 1st, 1923
362. Redmond Carr Sep 11th, 1923
363. William Wright Sep 19th, 1923
364. Alex McGibbon Oct 4th, 1923
365. Frank Paterson Oct 17th, 1923
366. Gavin Hamilton Oct 17th, 1923
367. John McMillan Nov 14th, 1923
368. John Hay Dec 2nd, 1923
369. Bob Black Dec 6th, 1923
370. Bob McFarlane Dec 13th, 1923
371. Henry Smith Jan 14th, 1924
372. Jim Baldie Feb 20th, 1924
373. Bob McCulloch Feb 28th, 1924
374. Alex Allison Mar 15th, 1924
375. Harry McGregor Jul 30th, 1924
376. John Grant Sep 4th, 1924
377. Stewart Robertson Sep 17th, 1924
378. Alex Ross Oct 9th, 1924
379. James Deuchar Oct 15th, 1924
380. Davie Robb Oct 21st, 1924
381. David Banks Oct 29th, 1924
382. Sandy Stewart Nov 6th, 1924
383. Alf Baird Jun 1st, 1925
384. Andrew Braid Jun 18th, 1925
385. Eddie Kane Aug 7th, 1925
386. Ned Stirling Sep 2nd, 1925
387. John Slavin Sep 4th, 1925
388. James Scott Oct 16th, 1925
389. John Cotter Nov 7th, 1925
390. William Stronach Dec 5th, 1925
391. Tommy Cochrane Mar 6th, 1926
392. Donald Stewart Jun 5th, 1926
393. James McMillan Jun 5th, 1926
394. William Docherty Jun 14th, 1926
395. Charlie Duncan Jul 13th, 1926
396. Johnny Bell Jul 13th, 1926
397. Johnny Scraggs Aug 12th, 1926
398. David Lamb Sep 4th, 1926
399. Harry Britton Sep 23rd, 1926
400. David Condie Nov 2nd, 1926
401. Jack Lowe Nov 3rd, 1926
402. Joe Kelly Nov 11th, 1926
403. James Edwards Nov 12th, 1926
404. Joe Ramsay Nov 17th, 1926
405. William Beattie Mar 30th, 1927
406. John Warrender Apr 23rd, 1927

Youth Players Signed on Professional Terms
Player Pro Terms Signed
First Signing

Jim Milne Jr
on Jul 29th, 1878