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Don Sloan

Don Sloan

Birthdate: 31 July 1883
Birthplace: Rankinston, Ayr, Scotland
Date of death: 1 January 1917
Other clubs: Distillery (1903-06), Everton (1906-08), Distillery (2 / 1909-13)
Bought from: Everton
Signed for LFC: £300, 02.05.1908
Liverpool debut: 10.10.1908
Last appearance: 03.04.1909
Contract expiry: July 1909
Win ratio: 33.33% W:2 D:1 L:3
LFC league games/goals: 6 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 6 / 0

Player profile

Donald Sloan was a reserve to goalkeeper Billy Scott at Everton for two years before moving across Stanley Park. He was one of 27 players selected at various stages of the 1908/09 first division season. The club's first-choice 'keeper at that time was Sam Hardy and Sloan stepped in for the six fixtures that he missed that year. Sloan didn't keep a 'clean sheet' in any of those games and conceded 13 goals, finishing on the winning side twice. Sloan left in the summer of 1909 to become player-manager at his old club, Distillery, in Belfast. Sloan died on New Year's Day 1917 while serving The Black Watch, an infantry battalion of the Royal Highlanders of Scotland. He was killed on the front in France and is buried at the Faubourg D‘Amiens cemetery at Arras. Three of his brothers suffered the same fate in World War I!

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 6 0 0 0 0 6
1908-1909 6 0 0 0 0 6

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Leicester City
1 Sheffield Wednesday
1 Notts County
1 Bury
1 Manchester City
Total Competition
6 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 10.10.1908 Leicester Fosse Filbert Street League
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