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About Malcolm McVean:

Born: March 7, 1871:  Bonhill (Dunbartonshire), in Scotland.
Passed away: June 6, 1907: Bonhill (Dunbartonshire), in Scotland.

Position: Outside right, but played in most forward positions.

Height: 168 cm. (5ft. 6in.);
Weight: 65 kilos (10st. 3lb.).

Career:
Vale Wanderers, 1889.
Vale of Leven: Signed: 1890.
* 1890-91: 4-0 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Clydebank.
Accrington: Signed: December, 1890.
Darwen.
Third Lanark: Signed: August, 1891.
* 1891-92: 20-6 (Scottish League); 1-0 (FA Cup).
* Trial with Sunderland Albion: September, 1891.
Liverpool: Signed: July, 1892 (outside Football League).
* Signed Football League forms: August 4, 1893;
* registered with the Football League as a Liverpool F.C. player: August 5, 1893;
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: September 1, 1893.
* 1892-93: 21-10 (Lancashire League); 3-2 (FA Cup);
* 1893-94: 22-9 (Football League 2); 3-1 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Football League Test Match);
* 1894-95: 20-5 (Football League 1); 3-2 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Football League Test Match);
* 1895-96: 24-7 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup); 3-0 (Football League Test Matches);
* 1896-97: 23-3 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup).
** Transferred to Burnley for £150. (note: some papers claim that both McVean and James Ross were transferred, other that they were loaned out.) – see note further down.
Burnley: Signed: March 19, 1897.
* 1896-97: 4-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup); 4-0 (Football League Test Matches).
Dundee: Signed: May 10, 1897.
* Registered with the Scottish League: May 18, 1897.
* 1897-98: 16-7 (Scottish League 1); 4-1 (FA Cup).
Bedminster: Signed: May, 1898.
* 1898-99: 25-5 (Southern League 1).
Clydebank: Signed: 1899.

Note:
* Transfer from Liverpool to Burnley with Jimmy Ross a speculative one. Burnley, in danger of playing test matches to survive in the First Division, strengthened their team when four matches remained of the regular season. League ruling at time said that a player playing a test match for a club must have played four League matches prior.

Merits:
Dunbartonshire Select XI 1-0: (v. East of Scotland: February 1, 1890)
Football League Second Division Winner: 1893-94 (Liverpool), 1895-96 (Liverpool).
Lancashire League Winner: 1892-93 (Liverpool).
Liverpool Cup Winner: 1892-93 (Liverpool).

Image(s):
Malcolm McVean

Cricket and Football Field: May 4, 1895.
McVean test match 1895

Birth certificate, 1871.
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Death certificate, 1907.
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