Aug 12, 1921

Dec 24, 1998



Manager From:
Jan 01, 1969

Manager To:
Oct 20, 1972


Record each season for Matt Gillies (competitive games only)
Season Manager League
P W D L F A League
Yellow Red Notes
1968-69Matt Gillies18207310152124--Replaced Johnny Carey
1969-70Matt Gillies1547121916547548--
1970-71Matt Gillies1653171223577450--
1971-72Matt Gillies214691027558833--
1972-73Matt Gillies1416565162021--Replaced by Dave Mackay

Summary for Matt Gillies
Game First Game Last Game P W D L F A
League Tier 1Jan 11, 1969May 02, 1972145393868154231
League Tier 2Aug 12, 1972Oct 28, 1972155641619
League Tier 3
FA CupJan 04, 1969Jan 15, 197292341015
League CupSep 03, 1969Sep 05, 197210424139
European Cup
Fairs Cup
Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
Full Members Cup
Associate Members Cup
Charity Shield
Anglo-Scottish CupSep 14, 1970Sep 28, 1970201144
Anglo-Italian Cup
TotalJan 04, 1969Oct 28, 1972181505081197278
County CupMay 07, 1969May 10, 1972420245
FriendlyJan 25, 1969Nov 08, 197174121411
Pre-Season FriendlyJul 28, 1969Aug 07, 1972116141916
TotalJan 25, 1969Aug 07, 19722212283732
TOTALJan 04, 1969Oct 28, 1972203625289234310

All Games for Matt Gillies
# Date Game Type Opponent H/A Score Result Ground Notes
1Sat Jan 04, 1969FA CupPreston North EndA0-3LossDeepdaleMatt Gillies's first game as manager
2Sat Jan 11, 1969League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1LossMolineux
3Sat Jan 18, 1969League Tier 1Leicester CityH0-0Draw
Sat Jan 25, 1969FriendlyNorwich CityA1-1Draw
4Sat Feb 01, 1969League Tier 1ArsenalA1-1DrawHighbury
5Sat Feb 15, 1969League Tier 1LiverpoolA2-0WinAnfield
6Tue Feb 25, 1969League Tier 1Leeds UnitedH0-2Loss
7Sat Mar 01, 1969League Tier 1BurnleyA1-3LossTurf Moor
8Tue Mar 04, 1969League Tier 1Queens Park RangersH1-0Win
9Sat Mar 08, 1969League Tier 1West Ham UnitedH0-1Loss
10Tue Mar 11, 1969League Tier 1SouthamptonH1-0Win
11Sat Mar 22, 1969League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionH3-0Win
12Mon Mar 24, 1969League Tier 1Manchester CityH1-0Win
13Mon Mar 31, 1969League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH0-1Loss
14Sat Apr 05, 1969League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA1-3LossOld Trafford
15Mon Apr 07, 1969League Tier 1Sheffield WednesdayA1-0WinHillsborough
16Tue Apr 08, 1969League Tier 1ChelseaH1-2Loss
17Sat Apr 12, 1969League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH0-2Loss
18Sat Apr 19, 1969League Tier 1Coventry CityA1-1DrawHighfield Road
19Fri Apr 25, 1969League Tier 1EvertonH1-0Win
20Wed Apr 30, 1969League Tier 1Leeds UnitedA0-1LossElland Road
Wed May 07, 1969County CupNotts CountyH2-1Win
Mon Jul 28, 1969Pre-Season FriendlyScunthorpe UnitedA4-6LossOld Show GroundForest XI game
Wed Jul 30, 1969Pre-Season FriendlyMaastrichA0-1Loss
Fri Aug 01, 1969Pre-Season FriendlyRot-Weiss EssenA0-2Loss
21Sat Aug 09, 1969League Tier 1Ipswich TownA0-0DrawPortman Road
22Tue Aug 12, 1969League Tier 1Stoke CityH0-0Draw
23Sat Aug 16, 1969League Tier 1Leeds UnitedH1-4Loss
24Wed Aug 20, 1969League Tier 1Stoke CityA1-1DrawVictoria Ground
25Sat Aug 23, 1969League Tier 1ArsenalA1-2LossHighbury
26Tue Aug 26, 1969League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionH1-0Win
27Sat Aug 30, 1969League Tier 1West Ham UnitedH1-0Win
28Wed Sep 03, 1969League CupBarrowA2-1WinHolker Street
29Sat Sep 06, 1969League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersA3-3DrawMolineux
30Sat Sep 13, 1969League Tier 1SouthamptonH2-1Win
31Tue Sep 16, 1969League Tier 1Coventry CityA2-3LossHighfield Road
32Sat Sep 20, 1969League Tier 1SunderlandA1-2LossRoker Park
33Tue Sep 23, 1969League CupWest Ham UnitedH1-0Win
34Sat Sep 27, 1969League Tier 1Crystal PalaceH0-0Draw
35Sat Oct 04, 1969League Tier 1LiverpoolA1-1DrawAnfield
36Sat Oct 11, 1969League Tier 1Manchester CityH2-2Draw
37Wed Oct 15, 1969League CupOxford UnitedH0-1Loss
38Sat Oct 18, 1969League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA1-1DrawOld Trafford
39Sat Oct 25, 1969League Tier 1BurnleyH1-1Draw
40Wed Oct 29, 1969League Tier 1Leeds UnitedA1-6LossElland Road
41Sat Nov 01, 1969League Tier 1EvertonA0-1LossGoodison Park
42Sat Nov 08, 1969League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw
43Sat Nov 15, 1969League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedA1-3LossSt. James Park (Newcastle)
Mon Nov 17, 1969FriendlyRot-Weiss EssenH1-0Win
44Sat Nov 22, 1969League Tier 1ChelseaH1-1Draw
45Sat Nov 29, 1969League Tier 1Derby CountyA2-0WinBaseball Ground
46Sat Dec 06, 1969League Tier 1Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win
47Sat Dec 13, 1969League Tier 1SouthamptonA2-1WinThe Dell
48Sat Dec 20, 1969League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersH4-2Win
49Fri Dec 26, 1969League Tier 1ArsenalH1-1Draw
50Sat Dec 27, 1969League Tier 1West Ham UnitedA1-1DrawUpton Park
51Sat Jan 03, 1970FA CupCarlisle UnitedH0-0Draw
52Tue Jan 06, 1970FA CupCarlisle UnitedA1-2LossBrunton Park
53Sat Jan 17, 1970League Tier 1Crystal PalaceA1-1DrawSelhurst Park
54Sat Jan 24, 1970League Tier 1SunderlandH2-1Win
55Sat Jan 31, 1970League Tier 1LiverpoolH1-0Win
56Sat Feb 07, 1970League Tier 1Manchester CityA1-1DrawMaine Road
57Sat Feb 21, 1970League Tier 1BurnleyA0-5LossTurf Moor
58Sat Feb 28, 1970League Tier 1EvertonH1-1Draw
59Sat Mar 07, 1970League Tier 1ChelseaA1-1DrawStamford Bridge
60Sat Mar 14, 1970League Tier 1Derby CountyH1-3Loss
61Sat Mar 21, 1970League Tier 1Sheffield WednesdayA1-2LossHillsborough
62Fri Mar 27, 1970League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA1-4LossWhite Hart Lane
63Sat Mar 28, 1970League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedH2-2Draw
64Tue Mar 31, 1970League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH1-2Loss
65Sat Apr 04, 1970League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionA0-4LossThe Hawthorns
66Tue Apr 07, 1970League Tier 1Coventry CityH1-4Loss
67Fri Apr 10, 1970League Tier 1Ipswich TownH1-0Win
Tue Apr 14, 1970FriendlyDen HaagH2-4Loss
Tue Apr 28, 1970County CupNotts CountyH2-0Win
Tue May 12, 1970FriendlyDen HaagA2-3Loss
Fri Jul 24, 1970Pre-Season FriendlyHalmiaA3-0Win
Sun Jul 26, 1970Pre-Season FriendlyLandskronaA4-2Win
Tue Jul 28, 1970Pre-Season FriendlyJonkoeping SoedraA1-0Win
Fri Aug 07, 1970Pre-Season FriendlyHamburg SVH1-0Win
68Sat Aug 15, 1970League Tier 1Coventry CityH2-0Win
69Tue Aug 18, 1970League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionH3-3Draw
70Sat Aug 22, 1970League Tier 1Ipswich TownA0-0DrawPortman Road
71Wed Aug 26, 1970League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedA1-1DrawSt. James Park (Newcastle)
72Sat Aug 29, 1970League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersH4-1Win
73Wed Sep 02, 1970League Tier 1Stoke CityA0-0DrawVictoria Ground
74Sat Sep 05, 1970League Tier 1Crystal PalaceA0-2LossSelhurst Park
75Wed Sep 09, 1970League CupHuddersfield TownA0-0DrawLeeds Road
76Sat Sep 12, 1970League Tier 1Manchester CityH0-1Loss
77Mon Sep 14, 1970Anglo-Scottish CupAirdrieoniansH2-2Draw
78Wed Sep 16, 1970League CupHuddersfield TownH2-0Win
79Sat Sep 19, 1970League Tier 1LiverpoolA0-3LossAnfield
80Sat Sep 26, 1970League Tier 1Leeds UnitedH0-0Draw
81Mon Sep 28, 1970Anglo-Scottish CupAirdrieoniansA2-2LossBroomfield ParkAgg 4-4; Lost 4-5 on Penalties
82Sat Oct 03, 1970League Tier 1ArsenalA0-4LossHighbury
83Tue Oct 06, 1970League CupBirmingham CityA1-2LossSt. Andrews
84Sat Oct 10, 1970League Tier 1BlackpoolH3-1Win
85Sat Oct 17, 1970League Tier 1Coventry CityA0-2LossHighfield Road
86Sat Oct 24, 1970League Tier 1Huddersfield TownA0-0DrawLeeds Road
87Sat Oct 31, 1970League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss
88Sat Nov 07, 1970League Tier 1EvertonA0-1LossGoodison Park
89Sat Nov 14, 1970League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH1-2Loss
90Sat Nov 21, 1970League Tier 1BurnleyA1-2LossTurf Moor
91Sat Nov 28, 1970League Tier 1Derby CountyH2-4Loss
92Sat Dec 05, 1970League Tier 1SouthamptonA1-4LossThe Dell
93Sat Dec 12, 1970League Tier 1ChelseaH1-1Draw
94Sat Dec 19, 1970League Tier 1Ipswich TownH0-1Loss
95Sat Jan 02, 1971FA CupLuton TownH1-1Draw
96Sat Jan 09, 1971League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionA1-0WinThe Hawthorns
97Mon Jan 11, 1971FA CupLuton TownA4-3WinKenilworth Road
98Sat Jan 16, 1971League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win
99Sat Jan 23, 1971FA CupLeyton OrientH1-1Draw
100Mon Jan 25, 1971FA CupLeyton OrientA0-0AbaAbandoned due to waterlogged pitch
101Mon Feb 01, 1971FA CupLeyton OrientA1-0WinBrisbane Road
102Sat Feb 06, 1971League Tier 1SouthamptonH2-0Win
103Sat Feb 13, 1971FA CupTottenham HotspurA1-2LossWhite Hart Lane
104Wed Feb 17, 1971League Tier 1ChelseaA0-2LossStamford Bridge
105Sat Feb 20, 1971League Tier 1BurnleyH1-0Win
106Wed Feb 24, 1971League Tier 1West Ham UnitedA0-2LossUpton Park
107Sat Mar 06, 1971League Tier 1Huddersfield TownH1-3Loss
108Wed Mar 10, 1971League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA1-0WinWhite Hart Lane
109Sat Mar 13, 1971League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA0-2LossOld Trafford
110Sat Mar 20, 1971League Tier 1EvertonH3-2Win
111Sat Mar 27, 1971League Tier 1Crystal PalaceH3-1Win
112Wed Mar 31, 1971League Tier 1Derby CountyA2-1WinBaseball Ground
113Sat Apr 03, 1971League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersA0-4LossMolineux
114Fri Apr 09, 1971League Tier 1Manchester CityA3-1WinMaine Road
115Sat Apr 10, 1971League Tier 1West Ham UnitedH1-0Win
116Tue Apr 13, 1971League Tier 1ArsenalH0-3Loss
117Sat Apr 17, 1971League Tier 1BlackpoolA3-2WinBloomfield Road
118Sat Apr 24, 1971League Tier 1LiverpoolH0-1Loss
119Tue Apr 27, 1971League Tier 1Stoke CityH0-0Draw
120Sat May 01, 1971League Tier 1Leeds UnitedA0-2LossElland Road
Tue May 04, 1971County CupMansfield TownH0-1Loss
Mon May 10, 1971FriendlyNotts CountyH3-1Win
Tue Aug 03, 1971Pre-Season FriendlyKaiserslauternA0-1Loss
Thu Aug 05, 1971Pre-Season FriendlyHannover 96A2-1Win
Sat Aug 07, 1971FriendlyHannover 96H3-2Win
121Sat Aug 14, 1971League Tier 1LiverpoolA1-3LossAnfield
122Wed Aug 18, 1971League Tier 1Leicester CityA1-2LossFilbert Street
123Sat Aug 21, 1971League Tier 1West Ham UnitedH1-0Win
124Tue Aug 24, 1971League Tier 1SouthamptonH2-3Loss
125Sat Aug 28, 1971League Tier 1Crystal PalaceA1-1DrawSelhurst Park
126Tue Aug 31, 1971League Tier 1Stoke CityH0-0Draw
127Sat Sep 04, 1971League Tier 1Sheffield UnitedH2-3Loss
128Tue Sep 07, 1971League CupAldershotH5-1Win
129Sat Sep 11, 1971League Tier 1Coventry CityA1-1DrawHighfield Road
130Sat Sep 18, 1971League Tier 1Manchester CityH2-2Draw
131Sat Sep 25, 1971League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersA2-4LossMolineux
132Sat Oct 02, 1971League Tier 1Huddersfield TownH1-2Loss
133Wed Oct 06, 1971League CupChelseaH1-1Draw
134Sat Oct 09, 1971League Tier 1Ipswich TownA1-1DrawPortman Road
135Mon Oct 11, 1971League CupChelseaA1-2LossStamford Bridge
136Sat Oct 16, 1971League Tier 1LiverpoolH2-3Loss
137Sat Oct 23, 1971League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurA1-6LossWhite Hart Lane
138Tue Oct 26, 1971League Tier 1Huddersfield TownA1-0WinLeeds Road
139Sat Oct 30, 1971League Tier 1Derby CountyH0-2Loss
140Sat Nov 06, 1971League Tier 1ChelseaA0-2LossStamford Bridge
Mon Nov 08, 1971FriendlyNotts CountyA2-0Win
141Sat Nov 13, 1971League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionH4-1Win
142Sat Nov 20, 1971League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedA1-2LossSt. James Park (Newcastle)
143Sat Nov 27, 1971League Tier 1Leeds UnitedH0-2Loss
144Sat Dec 04, 1971League Tier 1Manchester UnitedA2-3LossOld Trafford
145Sat Dec 11, 1971League Tier 1EvertonH1-0Win
146Sat Dec 18, 1971League Tier 1Sheffield UnitedA1-2LossBramall Lane
147Mon Dec 27, 1971League Tier 1ArsenalH1-1Draw
148Sat Jan 01, 1972League Tier 1Manchester CityA2-2DrawMaine Road
149Sat Jan 08, 1972League Tier 1Crystal PalaceH0-1Loss
150Sat Jan 15, 1972FA CupMillwallA1-3LossThe Den
151Sat Jan 22, 1972League Tier 1Leicester CityH1-2Loss
152Sat Jan 29, 1972League Tier 1SouthamptonA1-4LossThe Dell
153Sat Feb 12, 1972League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss
154Sat Feb 19, 1972League Tier 1Derby CountyA0-4LossBaseball Ground
155Sat Mar 04, 1972League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionA0-1LossThe Hawthorns
156Sat Mar 11, 1972League Tier 1Ipswich TownH0-2Loss
157Tue Mar 14, 1972League Tier 1ChelseaH2-1Win
158Sat Mar 18, 1972League Tier 1West Ham UnitedA2-4LossUpton Park
159Sat Mar 25, 1972League Tier 1Coventry CityH4-0Win
160Mon Mar 27, 1972League Tier 1Leeds UnitedA1-6LossElland Road
161Sat Apr 01, 1972League Tier 1ArsenalA0-3LossHighbury
162Sat Apr 08, 1972League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedH1-0Win
163Mon Apr 10, 1972League Tier 1Stoke CityA2-0WinVictoria Ground
164Sat Apr 22, 1972League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH0-0Draw
165Tue Apr 25, 1972League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersH1-3Loss
166Tue May 02, 1972League Tier 1EvertonA1-1DrawGoodison Park
Wed May 10, 1972County CupNotts CountyA0-3Loss
Mon Jul 31, 1972Pre-Season FriendlyWatfordA2-1WinVicarage Road
Mon Aug 07, 1972Pre-Season FriendlyKaiserslauternH2-2Draw
167Sat Aug 12, 1972League Tier 2PortsmouthH0-0Draw
168Sat Aug 19, 1972League Tier 2Hull CityA0-0DrawBoothferry Park
169Sat Aug 26, 1972League Tier 2Oxford UnitedH2-1Win
170Tue Aug 29, 1972League Tier 2Brighton and Hove AlbionH1-0Win
171Sat Sep 02, 1972League Tier 2Carlisle UnitedA2-1WinBrunton Park
172Tue Sep 05, 1972League CupAston VillaH0-1Loss
173Sat Sep 09, 1972League Tier 2Luton TownH0-1Loss
174Sat Sep 16, 1972League Tier 2Queens Park RangersA0-3LossLoftus Road
175Tue Sep 19, 1972League Tier 2Cardiff CityH2-1Win
176Sat Sep 23, 1972League Tier 2Aston VillaH1-1Draw
177Mon Sep 25, 1972League Tier 2MillwallA1-2LossThe Den
178Sat Sep 30, 1972League Tier 2SunderlandA1-4LossRoker Park
179Sat Oct 07, 1972League Tier 2Huddersfield TownH1-1Draw
180Sat Oct 14, 1972League Tier 2Bristol CityA1-1DrawAshton Gate
181Sat Oct 21, 1972League Tier 2Swindon TownH2-2Draw
182Sat Oct 28, 1972League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayA2-1WinHillsboroughMatt Gillies's last game as manager

Players bought by Matt Gillies (9)
Player Club Date Fee
Ronnie ReesWest Bromwich AlbionFeb 15, 1969
Alan HillRotherham UnitedMar 01, 1969
Alex IngramAyr UnitedJan 17, 1970
Eric HulmeSpennymoor UnitedMar 01, 1970
Peter CormackHibernianApr 04, 1970£85,000
Jim BarronOxford UnitedAug 15, 1970
Doug FraserWest Bromwich AlbionJan 16, 1971£35,000
Martin O'NeillDistilleryOct 01, 1971£15,000
Tommy GemmellCelticDec 01, 1971

Players loaned in by Matt Gillies (0)
Player Club Date Until

Players loaned out by Matt Gillies (0)
Player Club Date Until

Players sold or released by Matt Gillies (9)
Player Club Date Fee
Jim BaxterRangersApr 30, 1969Released
Joe BakerSunderlandApr 30, 1969
Terry HennesseyDerby CountyJan 17, 1970
John BarnwellSheffield UnitedFeb 21, 1970Released
Henry NewtonEvertonOct 10, 1970£99,000
Alex IngramAyr UnitedOct 17, 1970
Ronnie ReesSwansea CitySep 04, 1971
Ian Storey-MooreManchester UnitedFeb 19, 1972
Peter CormackLiverpoolMay 02, 1972£154,000

Players given debuts by Matt Gillies (25)
Player Date Opposition
Ronnie ReesFeb 15, 1969Liverpool
Alan HillMar 22, 1969West Bromwich Albion
Len HarrisApr 12, 1969Tottenham Hotspur
Liam O'KaneApr 30, 1969Leeds United
Graham CollierSep 06, 1969Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan McKenzieSep 20, 1969Sunderland
John CottamDec 26, 1969Arsenal
John PiekalnietisDec 26, 1969Arsenal
James McCaffreyDec 27, 1969West Ham United
Alex IngramJan 17, 1970Crystal Palace
Dave HollinsMar 07, 1970Chelsea
Peter CormackApr 04, 1970West Bromwich Albion
Jim BarronAug 15, 1970Coventry City
John RobertsonOct 10, 1970Blackpool
Tommy JacksonOct 17, 1970Coventry City
Jim McIntoshNov 07, 1970Everton
Doug FraserJan 16, 1971Newcastle United
Neil MartinFeb 20, 1971Burnley
Thomas WhiteOct 11, 1971Chelsea
Eric HulmeOct 11, 1971Chelsea
Alan BuckleyOct 23, 1971Tottenham Hotspur
Martin O'NeillNov 13, 1971West Bromwich Albion
Tommy GemmellDec 27, 1971Arsenal
David SerellaMar 25, 1972Coventry City
George LyallAug 12, 1972Portsmouth