George Rae (footballer)

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George Rae
Personal information
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1910–1913 Hibernian 66 (14)
1913–1914 Partick Thistle 12 (0)
1914–1915 Dunfermline Athletic 20 (4)
1920 Falkirk 2 (0)
1920–1921 Dumbarton 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Rae was a Scottish professional football forward who played in the Scottish League for Hibernian, Dunfermline Athletic, Dumbarton, Partick Thistle and Falkirk.[1]

Personal life

Rae served in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment during the First World War and rose to the rank of temporary second lieutenant.[2] He was awarded the Silver Medal of Military Valor.[1][2]

Career statistics

Club Season League National Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hibernian 1909–10[3] Scottish First Division 2 0 0 0 1 0
1910–11[3] 21 4 1 1 22 5
1911–12[3] 27 8 2 1 29 9
1912–13[3] 16 2 5 1 21 3
Total 66 14 8 3 74 17
Partick Thistle 1913–14[4] Scottish First Division 12 0 0 0 12 0
Dunfermline Athletic 1914–15[4] Scottish Second Division 20 4 1 0 21 4
Falkirk 1919–20[4] Scottish First Division 2 0 2 0
Dumbarton 1920–21[5] Scottish First Division 13 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 113 18 9 3 122 21

References

  1. ^ a b "Hibernian Football Club in the First World War" (PDF). p. 3. Retrieved 9 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 MARCH, 1919" (PDF). Retrieved 9 June 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Hibernian Player George Rae Details". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 9 June 2018. 
  4. ^ a b c Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 
  5. ^ "George Rae – Player Statistics (The Sons Archive – Dumbarton Football Club History)". www.sonsarchive.com. Retrieved 17 July 2018. 
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