Frank McAleer Player Profile

Player Details



Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1968-69 1 0 0 0 0.0% 100.0% 0.0%
1967-68 23 1 0 0 47.8% 13.0% 39.1%
1966-67 1 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Totals: 25 (0) 1


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 18/01/69 Division 2 vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 3 - 3
 03/02/68 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (A) 0 - 4
 27/01/68 Division 2 vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 2 - 0
 02/12/67 Division 2 vs. Stranraer (H) 5 - 1
 25/11/67 Division 2 vs. Hamilton Accies (A) 0 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 21/10/67 Division 2 vs. Arbroath (H) 2 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 21/10/67 Division 2 vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 3

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 18/01/69 Division 2 vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  3 - 3
 03/02/68 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (A)  0 - 4
 27/01/68 Division 2 vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 0
 02/12/67 Division 2 vs. Stranraer (H)  5 - 1
 25/11/67 Division 2 vs. Hamilton Accies (A)  0 - 1
 18/11/67 Division 2 vs. St Mirren (H)  0 - 2
 11/11/67 Division 2 vs. Brechin City (A)  4 - 2
 04/11/67 Division 2 vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  4 - 1
 28/10/67 Division 2 vs. Berwick Rangers (A)  1 - 1
 21/10/67 Division 2 vs. Arbroath (H)  2 - 3
 14/10/67 Division 2 vs. Queen's Park (H)  2 - 0
 07/10/67 Division 2 vs. Montrose (A)  2 - 3
 30/09/67 Division 2 vs. Albion Rovers (H)  2 - 2
 27/09/67 Division 2 vs. East Fife (H)  3 - 1
 23/09/67 Division 2 vs. Queen of South (A)  0 - 5
 16/09/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 0
 09/09/67 Division 2 vs. Dumbarton (A)  4 - 5
 06/09/67 Supp Round 2nd Leg vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 4
 04/09/67 Supp Round 1st Leg vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 1
 02/09/67 Group 9 vs. Forfar Ath (A)  2 - 1
 23/08/67 Division 2 vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 3
 19/08/67 Group 9 vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  2 - 1
 16/08/67 Group 9 vs. East Stirlingshire (A)  1 - 0
 12/08/67 Group 9 vs. Brechin City (H)  2 - 0
 15/04/67 Division 2 vs. Third Lanark (A)  0 - 1


Biography

Frank McAleer was signed from Renfrew Juniors in 1967 after impressing as a trialist against Third Lanark in the final game of the season. He was strong in the air despite not being the tallest for a centre half.

One of his very first games was a pre-season friendly against Tommy Docherty's Chelsea who boasted household names like Charlie Cooke, Peter Osgood, Bobby Tambling, Peter Houseman, John Hopkins, Peter Bonetti and Ron " Chopper" Harris. Bankies gave the big boys a fright, leading twice through goals from John Baxter and Tommy McGhee with Tommy Baldwin and Peter Osgood responding for the visitors. Chelsea returned a month later to play the Bankies in celebration of the launch of the QE11. This time the big boys won 4-1.

Frank’s time at Kilbowie was shortened as a result of a very bad leg knock sustained in a match against Queens Park in February 1968 which kept him out of action for almost one year. On his return he played one game and was transferred to Morton.

He eventually left Scottish football and emigrated to Australia where again injury forced him to retire from the game.

Frank passed away in Australia 14 January 2021

Debut

April 15th, 1967
Third Lanark 1 - 0 Clydebank FC

League (Division 2)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Frank was born on this date in Glasgow.


  • First Team Debut

    Third Lanark 1 - 0 Clydebank FC
    League (Division 2)

    Report coming soon....


  • Signed For Clydebank FC


  • First Goal

    Clydebank FC 2 - 3 Arbroath
    League (Division 2)

    Report coming soon....


  • Last Appearance

    Alloa Athletic 3 - 3 Clydebank FC
    League (Division 2)

    Report coming soon....


  • Left the Club


    Frank was given a free transfer after failing to recover from a persistent knee injury.