9 April 2007

David McCreery

‘Wee Dee’ McCreery was a bundle of energy in the Northern Ireland midfield for a decade-and-a-half…

Name: David McCreery
Born: 16 September 1957, Belfast
Height: 5.07 ft
Weight: 10.07 st
Position: Forward/Midfielder

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 67 Full Caps (1976-1990), 1 Under-21 Cap (1978), Youth, 4 Schoolboy Caps (1973).
Club Honours: (with Man. United) FA Cup Winner 1976/77, Runner-Up 1975/76; (with Newcastle) Football League Division Two Third (promoted) 1983/84.



Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Europe
Other
Ashfield Boys Club
-
-
Youth
-
-
-
-
-
Manchester United
74/75-78/79
Oct-74
Youth
48(39)/ 7
1(6)/0
4(4)/1
4(3)/0
0(1)/0
Q.P.R.
79/80-80/81
Aug-79
£200k
56 (1)/ 4
1(1)/0
8(0)/1
-
-
Tulsa Roughnecks
1981 - 1982
Mar-81
£125k
50 (-)/ 0
(NASL)
-
-
-
Newcastle United
82/83-88/89
Oct-82
£80k
237 (6)/ 2
10(1)/0
15(0)/0
-
3(0)/0
Tulsa Renegades
1989
-
-
(Southwest Indoor Soccer League)
GIF Sundsvall
1989
-
-
(Sweden)
Heart.of.Midlothian
89/90-90/91
Sep-89
Free
24 (5)/ 0
3(0)/0
3(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
Hartlepool United
91/92
Apr-91
Free
27 (3)/ 0
3(0)/0
2(1)/0
-
-
Coleraine
92/93
Sep-92
Free
1 (0)/ 0
-
-
-
3(0)/0
Carlisle United
92/93-93/94
Sep-92
Free
25(10)/ 0
3(0)/0
0(1)/0
-
1(0)/0
Hartlepool United
94/95
Oct-94
Free
7 (2)/ 0
1(0)/0
-
-
-
TOTALS
-
£405k
475(66)/13
22(8)/0
32(6)/2
5(3)/0
7(1)/0

Appearances/Goals by Competition:
Football League Division One. 222(40)/ 9
Football League Division Two. 119 (6)/ 4
Football League Division Three 59(15)/ 0
FA Cup........................ 19 (8)/ 0
Football League Cup........... 29 (6)/ 2
FA Charity Shield ............. 0 (1)/ 0
FL Centenary Trophy............ 2 (0)/ 0
FL Full Member Cup............. 1 (0)/ 0
FL Associate Member Cup........ 1 (0)/ 0
Scottish Premier League ...... 24 (5)/ 0
Scottish Cup................... 3 (0)/ 0
Scottish League Cup ........... 3 (0)/ 0
Irish League................... 1 (0)/ 0
Gold Cup ...................... 2 (0)/ 0
Irish League Floodlit Cup...... 1 (0)/ 0
UEFA Cup....................... 2 (3)/ 0
European Cup Winners' Cup...... 3 (0)/ 0
NASL.......................... 50 (-)/ 0
Totals....................... 541(84)/15


Biography:
In February 2011 David McCreery was appointed Technical Director at Magway FC in Burma. In July 2012 he became coach at Sabah in Malaysia. He resigned for personal reasons the following June.

More to follow.

Wikipedia

Northern Ireland Cap Details:

08-05-1976 Scotland.... H L 0-3 BC sub
11-05-1976 England..... A L 0-4 BC
14-05-1976 Wales....... A L 0-1 BC
13-10-1976 Netherlands. A D 2-2 WCQ
10-11-1976 Belgium..... A L 0-2 WCQ
27-04-1977 West Germany A L 0-5 FR
28-05-1977 England..... H L 1-2 BC
01-06-1977 Scotland.... A L 0-2 BC
03-06-1977 Wales....... H D 1-1 BC
11-06-1977 Iceland..... A L 0-1 WCQ
21-09-1977 Iceland..... H W 2-0 WCQ
12-10-1977 Netherlands. H L 0-1 WCQ
16-11-1977 Belgium..... H W 3-0 WCQ
13-05-1978 Scotland.... A D 1-1 BC
16-05-1978 England..... A L 0-1 BC
19-05-1978 Wales....... A L 0-1 BC
20-09-1978 Rep. Ireland A D 0-0 ECQ
25-10-1978 Denmark..... H W 2-1 ECQ
29-11-1978 Bulgaria.... A W 2-0 ECQ
07-02-1979 England..... A L 0-4 ECQ
02-05-1979 Bulgaria.... H W 2-0 ECQ
25-05-1979 Wales....... H D 1-1 BC
06-06-1979 Denmark..... A L 0-4 ECQ
17-10-1979 England..... H L 1-5 ECQ

21-11-1979 Rep. Ireland H W 1-0 ECQ
16-05-1980 Scotland.... H W 1-0 BC sub
20-05-1980 England..... A D 1-1 BC sub
23-05-1980 Wales....... A W 1-0 BC sub
11-06-1980 AustraliA... A W 2-1 FR sub
15-06-1980 Australia... A D 1-1 FR
15-10-1980 Sweden...... H W 3-0 WCQ sub
19-11-1980 Portugal.... A L 0-1 WCQ sub
25-03-1981 Scotland.... A D 1-1 WCQ
29-04-1981 Portugal.... H W 1-0 WCQ
03-06-1981 Sweden...... A L 0-1 WCQ
14-10-1981 Scotland.... H D 0-0 WCQ
18-11-1981 Israel...... H W 1-0 WCQ
23-02-1982 England..... A L 0-4 BC sub
24-03-1982 France...... A L 0-4 FR
17-06-1982 Yugoslavia.. N D 0-0 WCF
21-06-1982 Honduras.... N D 1-1 WCF
25-06-1982 Spain....... N W 1-0 WCF
01-07-1982 Austria..... N D 2-2 WCF
04-07-1982 France...... N L 1-4 WCF
13-10-1982 Austria..... A L 0-2 ECQ
12-10-1983 Turkey...... A L 0-1 ECQ sub
12-09-1984 Romania..... H W 3-2 WCQ
27-03-1985 Spain....... A D 0-0 FR sub

11-09-1985 Turkey...... A D 0-0 WCQ sub
16-10-1985 Romania..... A W 1-0 WCQ
13-11-1985 England..... A D 0-0 WCQ
26-02-1986 France...... A D 0-0 FR
26-03-1986 Denmark..... H D 1-1 FR
03-06-1986 Algeria..... N D 1-1 WCF
07-06-1986 Spain....... N L 1-2 WCF
12-06-1986 Brazil...... N L 0-3 WCF
12-11-1986 Turkey...... A D 0-0 ECQ
01-04-1987 England..... H L 0-2 ECQ
29-04-1987 Yugoslavia.. H L 1-2 ECQ
14-10-1987 Yugoslavia.. A L 0-3 ECQ
21-12-1988 Spain....... A L 0-4 WCQ
26-04-1989 Malta....... A W 2-0 WCQ
26-05-1989 Chile....... H L 0-1 FR
06-09-1989 Hungary..... H L 1-2 WCQ
11-10-1989 Rep. Ireland A L 0-3 WCQ
27-03-1990 Norway...... H L 2-3 FR
18-05-1990 Uruguay..... H W 1-0 FR sub

Summary: 55(12)/0. Won 17, Drew 19, Lost 31.


Appearances/Record by Competition:
Competition.......... Apps/Gl .W - D - L
British Championship. 9 (5)/0 .2 - 4 - 8
World Cup Qualifiers 18 (3)/0 .8 - 5 - 8
World Cup Finals..... 8 (0)/0 .1 - 4 - 3
Euro Qualifiers..... 13 (1)/0 .4 - 2 - 8
Friendlies........... 7 (3)/0 .2 - 4 - 4
Totals.............. 55(12)/0 17 -19 -31

Record as captain:
Span
First Match
Pl
W
D
L
F
A
.GD.
Win %
Pts %
W/L
1987
14/10/87
1
0
0
1
0
3
-3
0.0%
0.0%
-1

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