Duggie Reid / Inside Forward

Professional footballer for Portsmouth FC

1950 Duggie Reid
1950 Duggie Reid
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Name Duggie Reid
Date of Birth Wed Oct 3, 1917
Place of Birth Mauchline, Scotland
Height 6ft 1in (185cm)
Weight 12st 7lbs (78kg)
Playing Position Inside Forward
Date Joined Wed Mar 6, 1946
From Stockport County
Transfer Fee Paid £7,000
Date Left Sun Apr 1, 1956
To Tonbridge
Transfer Fee Received
Debut 31/08/1946 - Blackburn Rovers (h)
Last Appearance 28/04/1956 - Manchester City (h)
League Appearances 309
League Goals 129
FA Cup Appearances 16
FA Cup Goals 5
League Cup Appearances
League Cup Goals
War Time League Appearances 11
War Time League Goals 5
War Time Cup Appearances
War Time Cup Goals
Other Appearances 1
Other Goals 1
Honours 1948/49 - Division 1 Championship
1949/50 - Division 1 Championship
1949 - Charity Shield
International None
International Appearances (with Portsmouth)
International Goals
Date of Death Fri Feb 8, 2002
Place of Death Fareham, Hants.,
Biography Duggie served Pompey for over 30 years. Known for his thunderbolt shot, he scored 33 league goals in 56 appearances during the title seasons, having debuted in a Pompey shirt in a League South encounter at home against West Bromwich Albion on 9 March 1946, scoring one goal. Duggie successfully extended his first team career by converting to centre half in 1953 before departing for Tonbridge as player manager in 1956. A year later he became groundsman at the Tamworth Road training ground before taking on the role at Fratton Park in 1959. He lovingly tended the pitch for almost 20 years before finally retiring without fuss in 1978.
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