The Glenrothes Arabs
No. of Matches Played for United
in all European Competitions
Years at
United
Fairs Cup Cup Winners Cup Fairs Cup European Cup Total
Dave Narey 1973-1994 - 7 62 7 76
Paul Hegarty 1974-1990 - 4 56 8 68
Maurice Malpas 1979-2000 - 6 48 6 60
Paul Sturrock 1974-1989 - 1 54 5 60
Hamish McAlpine 1966-1986 2 4 38 8 52
Eamonn Bannon 1979-1988 - - 43 8 51
Billy Kirkwood 1976-1987 - - 36 8 44
John Holt 1973-1987 - - 36 7 43
Ralph Milne 1977-1987 - - 33 8 41
Davie Dodds 1975-1986 - - 32 8 40
Richard Gough 1980-1986 - - 25 8 33
Billy Thomson 1984-1992 - 4 27 - 31
John Clark 1981-1994 - 3 23 3 29
Dave Bowman 1986-1998 - 5 21 - 26
Derek Stark 1975-1985 - - 18 8 26
Jim McInally 1986-1997 - 5 20 - 25
Frank Kopel 1972-1982 - 4 18 - 22
Kevin Gallacher 1983-1990 - 4 17 - 21
Graeme Payne 1973-1984 - 2 18 1 21
Ian Redford 1985-1988 - 3 17 - 20
Doug Smith 1959-1976 10 4 2 - 16
Billy McKinlay 1985-1995 - 5 10 - 15
Iain Phillip 1978-1983 - - 15 - 15
Dave Beaumont 1978-1989 - 2 12 - 14
Andy Rolland 1967-1978 5 4 5 - 14
George Fleming 1972-1980 - 3 8 - 11
Gary McGinnis 1981-1990 - - 11 - 11
Alex Cleland 1987-1995 - 2 7 - 9
Tommy Coyne 1983-1986 - - 7 2 9
Mixu Paatelainen 1987-1992 - 3 6 - 9
Freddy van der Hoorn 1989-1994 - - 9 - 9
Derek Addison 1973-1981 - - 8 - 8
Iain Ferguson 1986-1988 - - 8 - 8
Dennis Gillespie 1959-1971 8 - - - 8
Tommy Traynor 1970-1976 4 3 1 - 8
Doug Houston 1974-1977 - 3 4 - 7
Alan Main 1986-1995 - 2 5 - 7
Andy McLaren 1989-1999 - 2 5 - 7
Willie Pettigrew 1979-1981 - - 7 - 7
Brian Welsh 1985-1996 - 2 5 - 7
Stuart Beedie 1984-1986 - - 6 - 6
Jim Cameron 1966-1973 6 - - - 6
Christian Dailly 1990-1996 - 2 4 - 6
Jon Daly 2007-present - - 6 - 6
Hamish French 1987-1991 - 2 4 - 6
Stuart Markland 1968-1973 6 - - - 6
Alex Reid 1968-1971 6 - - - 6
John Reilly 1979-1985 - - 4 2 6
Keith Watson 2006-present - - 6 - 6
Paddy Connolly 1987-1996 - - 5 - 5
Jackie Copland 1970-1976 - 4 1 - 5
Paul Dixon 2008-2012 - - 5 - 5
Alan Gordon 1969-1972 5 - - - 5
Andy Gray 1973-1975 - 4 1 - 5
Archie Knox 1972-1975 - 2 3 - 5
Donald Mackay 1962-1972 5 - - - 5
Iain McDonald 1974-1975 - 4 1 - 5
Ian Mitchell 1962-1970 5 - - - 5
Michael O'Neill 1989-1992 - - 5 - 5
Mark Perry 1988-1998 - - 5 - 5
Alan Preston 1985-1992 - 2 3 - 5
Alex Rennie 1975-1979 - - 5 - 5
Walter Smith 1966-1980 - 1 4 - 5
Davie Wilson 1967-1972 5 - - - 5
Jimmy Briggs 1955-1970 4 - - - 4
Sandy Davie 1962-1974 4 - - - 4
Sean Dillon 2007-present - - 4 - 4
Sieb Dykstra 1996-1999 - - 4 - 4
Willo Flood 2008-present - - 4 - 4
David Goodwillie 2005-2011 - - 4 - 4
Billy Hainey 1966-1968 4 - - - 4
Jim Henry 1967-1974 4 - - - 4
Darren Jackson 1988-1992 - - 4 - 4
Ian McPhee 1987-1988 - 2 2 - 4
Gary McSwegan 1995-1998 - - 4 - 4
Raphael Meade 1988-1989 - 4 - - 4
Tommy Millar 1962-1969 4 - - - 4
Tommy Neilson 1959-1968 4 - - - 4
Kjel Olofsson 1996-1999 - - 4 - 4
Erik Pedersen 1996-1998 - - 4 - 4
Dusan Pernis 2010-2012 - - 4 - 4
Orjan Persson 1964-1967 4 - - - 4
John Rankin 2011-present - - 4 - 4
Johnny Russell 2007-present - - 4 - 4
Finn Seemann 1965-1968 4 - - - 4
Alex Taylor 1981-1985 - - 3 1 4
Lennart Wing 1965-1967 4 - - - 4
Robbie Winters 1993-1998 - - 4 - 4
Lars Zetterlund 1996-1999 - - 4 - 4
Jamie Dolan 1997-1999 - - 3 - 3
Barry Douglas 2010-present - - 3 - 3
Peter Hinds 1989-1990 - - 3 - 3
Gary Kenneth 2005-2012 - - 3 - 3
Paul Kinnaird 1985-1988 - - 3 - 3
Miodrag Krivokapic 1988-1993 - - 3 - 3
Gary Mackay-Steven 2011-present - - 3 - 3
Stewart McKimmie 1997-1998 - - 3 - 3
Derek Murray 1977-1983 - - 2 1 3
Steven Pressley 1995-1998 - - 3 - 3
Bobby Robinson 1977-1979 - - 3 - 3
Ian Scott 1966-1971 3 - - - 3
Morris Stevenson 1970-1972 - - 3 - 3
Alan Archibald 2003-2007 - - 2 - 2
Grant Brebner 2004-2006 - - 2 - 2
Craig Brewster 1993-1996 - 2 - - 2
Prince Buaben 2007-2011 - - 2 - 2
Danny Cadamarteri 2009-2011 - - 2 - 2
Radoslaw Cierzniak 2012-present - - 2 - 2
Craig Conway 2006-2011 - - 2 - 2
Scott Crabbe 1992-1997 - - 2 - 2
Stevie Crawford 2004-2005 - - 2 - 2
Stuart Duff 1999-2007 - - 2 - 2
Neil Duffy 1996-1998 - - 2 - 2
Pat Gardner 1972-1974 - 2 - - 2
Morgaro Gomis 2008-2011 - - 2 - 2
Gavin Gunning 2011-present - - 2 - 2
Henry Hall 1996-1998 - - 2 - 2
David Hannah 1991-2002 - 2 - - 2
Mark Kerr 2003-2007 - - 2 - 2
Jim McIntyre 2001-2007 - - 2 - 2
Lee Miller 2005-2007 - - 2 - 2
Jerren Nixon 1994-1995 - 2 - - 2
Gordan Petric 1993-1995 - 2 - - 2
Scott Robertson 2008-2012 - - 2 - 2
Barry Robson 2003-2008 - - 2 - 2
Richie Ryan 2012-present - - 2 - 2
Scott Severin 2011-2012 - - 2 - 2
Derek Stillie 2005-2007 - - 2 - 2
Danny Swanson 2008-2012 - - 2 - 2
Steven Thompson 1996-2002 - - 2 - 2
Paul Walker 1995-1998 - - 2 - 2
Gordon Wallace 1976-1978 - - 2 - 2
Joe Ward 1980-1981 - - 2 - 2
Mark Wilson 2002-2006 - - 2 - 2
Scott Allan 2008-2011 - - 1 - 1
Stuart Armstrong 2009-present - - 1 - 1
Gary Bollan 1990-1995 - - 1 - 1
Gerry Britton 1982-1984 - - 1 - 1
Kenny Cameron 1968-1971 1 - - - 1
Colin Campbell 1980-1981 - - 1 - 1
Paul Cavanagh 1980-1982 - - 1 - 1
David Craig 1994-1995 - 1 - - 1
Finn Dossing 1964-1967 1 - - - 1
Ryan Dow 2007-present - - 1 - 1
Craig Easton 1996-2002 - - 1 - 1
Allan Forsyth 1972-1978 - - 1 - 1
Derek Frye 1977-1978 - - 1 - 1
Michael Gardyne 2012-present - - 1 - 1
Ian Gibson 1980-1983 - - 1 - 1
Davie Hogg 1968-1970 1 - - - 1
Alan Irvine 1987-1989 - - 1 - 1
Grant Johnston 1990-1995 - - 1 - 1
David McCracken 2000-2007 - - 1 - 1
Ray McKinnon 1989-1998 - - 1 - 1
Brian McLean 2012-present - - 1 - 1
Duncan MacLeod 1973-1975 - 1 - - 1
Gordon McLeod 1982-1988 - - 1 - 1
Joe McLeod 1984-1990 - - 1 - 1
Iain Munro 1984-1985 - - 1 - 1
John O'Neil 1989-1994 - - 1 - 1
Ian Reid 1970-1973 1 - - - 1
Dragutin Ristic 1994-1995 - - 1 - 1
Paul Ritchie 2004-2006 - - 1 - 1
David Robertson 2003-2011 - - 1 - 1
Collin Samuel 2003-2007 - - 1 - 1
Billy Steele 1975-1976 - - 1 - 1
Ray Stewart 1975-1979 - - 1 - 1
Chris Sulley 1986-1987 - - 1 - 1
MOST APPEARANCES
Dave Narey
Dave Narey's 76 appearances for United made him not only the clubs most experienced European player, but also gave him the record number of appearances in Europe for a player in Scottish Football. He held this record until 2008, when Rangers' Barry Ferguson surpassed that figure.
FAIRS CUP
Most Appearances
Doug Smith 10
Dennis Gillespie 8
Jim Cameron 6
Stuart Markland 6
Alex Reid 6
Andy Rolland 5
Alan Gordon 5
Don Mackay 5
Ian Mitchell 5
Davie Wilson 5
CUP WINNERS CUP
Most Appearances
Dave Narey 7
Maurice Malpas 6
Dave Bowman 5
Jim McInally 5
Billy McKinlay 5
Paul Hegarty 4
Hamish McAlpine 4
Billy Thomson 4
Frank Kopel 4
Kevin Gallacher 4
UEFA CUP
Most Appearances
Dave Narey 62
Paul Hegarty 56
Paul Sturrock 54
Maurice Malpas 48
Eamonn Bannon 43
Hamish McAlpine 38
Billy Kirkwood 36
John Holt 36
Ralph Milne 33
Davie Dodds 32
EUROPEAN CUP
Most Appearances
Eamonn Bannon 8
Davie Dodds 8
Richard Gough 8
Paul Hegarty 8
Billy Kirkwood 8
Hamish McAlpine 8
Ralph Milne 8
Derek Stark 8
Dave Narey 7
John Holt 7
CONSECUTIVE
MATCHES
Paul Hegarty
Paul Hegarty played in all of United's European matches from November 1975 to October 1986 - a total of 51 European games in a row
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