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Donald Grant Squad Index
Information:
1938-39 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
02nd April 1916
Birthplace:
Dundee
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 3lbs
Signed:
27/05/1938
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Name: Donald McGillivray Grant

Joined the Dons from Hearts and received good reports in his four first team matches, but in 1939 he joined the police in Dundee before signing up to the RAF during the Second World War - in April 1941 - where he trained in Rhodesia as a pilot; ultimately flying Lancaster bombers over Europe. Returned to the police after the war and retired with the rank of Chief Inspector.

Died: Dundee, 1997

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
26/11/1938
Queen of the South 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,500 22 Start
03/12/1938
Aberdeen 6-3 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 22 Start
10/12/1938
Aberdeen 2-1 Albion Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 22 Start
17/12/1938
Rangers 5-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 22 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
1938-39
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
Totals:
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 4 1