Obituaries

Liverpool F.C. pioneer Malcolm McVean dies at the age of 35


June 6, 1907
An ex-Dundee right winger in the person of Malcolm McVean has died at Bonhill, Alexandra, at the early age of 35.

McVean was a native of the Vale of Leven, and was a prominent player for the local club, thereafter joining Third Lanark and Liverpool.

In the latter club he was associated with the famous Jimmy Ross, and the pair was considered one of the finest wings in England.

Acting on the suggestion of Jack Hillman and Bob Kelso, Dundee secured McVean in 1897, and although he played many fine games at Carolina Park, his form was too erratic to be altogether satisfactory.

McVean was of a sociable disposition, and being gifted with a rare fund of dry humour, was a most interesting companion.
(Dundee Courier: June 11, 1907)

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