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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.
Clydebank.
Accrington: Signed: December, 1890.
Darwen.
Third Lanark: Signed: August, 1891.
* 1891-92: 20-6 (SFL).
* Trial with Sunderland Albion: September, 1891.
* Liverpool (outside Football League): Signed: July, 1892.
Liverpool: Signed: August 4, 1893;
* registered with the Football League: August 5, 1893;
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches: September 1, 1893.
* 1892-93: 21-10 (Lancashire League);
* 1893-94: 22-9 (FL 2);
* 1894-95: 20-5 (FL 1);
* 1895-96: 24-7 (FL 2);
* 1896-97: 23-3 (FL 1).
** 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 (FL 1).
Dundee: Signed: May 10, 1897.
* Registered with the Scottish League: May 18, 1897.
* 1897-98: 16-7 (ScL 1).
Bedminster: Signed: May, 1898.
* 1898-99: 25-5 (SoL 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:
Dumbartonshire Select XI v East of Scotland, 01-02-1890 (Vale Wanderers).
Lancashire League, Winner, 1892/93 (Liverpool).
Football League, 2nd Division, Winner, 1893/94 (Liverpool) and 1895/96 (Liverpool).
Liverpool Senior 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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