Club news

The death of Douglas Dick


June 24, 1940
The death has occurred at his home in Kilmarnock of Mr. Douglas Dick, who was for many years a prominent figure in Scottish football circles. He was in his 72nd year and was head of the firm of Dick Brothers (Motors), Ltd., Kilmarnock.

He had been in business in the town for over 40 years. As a player, Mr. Dick began his career with Greenock Morton and in August, 1893, scored the first penalty goal in Scotland. Later he played in turn with Glasgow Rangers, Liverpool, and Third Lanark, and returned to Greenock Morton to finish his playing career with them.

For ten years Mr. Dick was a director of Kilmarnock Football Club. He held office as chairman in 1931 and 1932, and was also a past present of the Ayrshire Football Association.
(Source: The Scotsman: June 26, 1940)

Douglas Dick’s death certificates.
1940 Douglas Dick death certificate 1 1940 Douglas Dick death certificate 2 1940 Douglas Dick death certificate 3

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