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Bobby Clark Squad Index
Information:
1974-75 Squad Number:
1
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
26th September 1945
Birthplace:
Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 00"
Weight:
11st 13lbs
Signed:
8th May 1965
Career History:
Glasgow YMCA/Queens Park 20th September 1962/Aberdeen 8th May 1965, Retired on 30th April 1982/San Antonio Thunder May to August 1976 (On Loan)/Unattached/Clyde 13th September 1982 to October 1982/Bulaweyo Highlanders 1983-84 Coach/Forres Mechanics 21st September 1984/Dartmouth College, USA Coach 1985-1993/New Zealand National coach 1994-96/Stanford University 1996 ? January 2001/Notre Dame University January 2001, Retired in November 2017 Coach
 
Profile:
One of the first signings made by Eddie Turnbull, Bobby Clark went on to carve out a memorable Aberdeen career. Clark created a British club record in 1971 when he went 13 consecutive games without conceding a goal. Clark also kept goal for Scotland a record 17 times while at Aberdeen, his record being broken by Willie Miller in 1982. Won a full set of domestic medals in 1970, 1976 and 1980. Briefly joined Clyde in 1982 before embarking on a coaching career overseas starting with Highlanders of Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe, folowed by Dartmouth College in New England and then New Zealand before settling back in the USA with first Stanford University and in 2001 Notre Dame, Indiana.
Bobby Clark

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
08/05/1965
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee United
Summer Cup Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 6,000 19 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1979-80
34
0
0
11
0
0
4
0
0
2
0
0
51
0
0
7
0
0
1978-79
23
0
0
3
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
31
0
0
7
0
0
1977-78
36
0
0
6
0
0
6
0
0
2
0
0
50
0
0
4
0
0
1976-77
28
0
0
8
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
0
3
0
0
1975-76
20
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
26
0
0
5
0
0
1974-75
33
0
0
4
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
41
0
0
4
0
0
1973-74
34
0
0
10
0
0
1
0
0
4
0
0
49
0
0
3
0
0
1972-73
33
0
0
11
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
49
0
0
4
0
0
1971-72
23
0
0
6
0
0
1
0
0
3
0
0
33
0
0
12
0
0
1970-71
34
0
0
6
0
0
4
0
0
2
0
0
46
0
0
5
0
0
1969-70
13
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
17
1
0
2
0
0
1968-69
15
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
25
0
0
5
0
0
1967-68
33
0
0
6
0
0
3
0
0
4
0
0
46
0
0
1
0
0
1966-67
34
0
0
10
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
50
0
0
1
0
0
1965-66
33
0
0
2
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
40
0
0
1
0
0
1964-65
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Totals:
426
1
0
95
0
0
49
0
0
23
0
0
593
1
0
65
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 594 0  

Scottish International Caps
Season Date
Match
Tournament
1972-73 14/02/73
SCOTLAND v England
Friendly
1972-73 18/10/72
Denmark v SCOTLAND
World Cup Qualifier
1971-72 05/07/72
Brazil v SCOTLAND
Brazilian Independence Cup
1971-72 02/07/72
Czechoslovakia v SCOTLAND
Brazilian Independence Cup
1971-72 27/05/72
SCOTLAND v England
British Int'l Championship
1971-72 24/05/72
SCOTLAND v Wales
British Int'l Championship
1971-72 20/05/72
SCOTLAND v Northern Ireland
British Int'l Championship
1971-72 10/11/71
SCOTLAND v Belgium
Euro Championship Qualifier
1970-71 14/06/71
Ussr v SCOTLAND
Friendly
1970-71 09/06/71
Denmark v SCOTLAND
Euro Championship Qualifier
1970-71 22/05/71
England v SCOTLAND
British Int'l Championship
1970-71 18/05/71
SCOTLAND v Northern Ireland
British Int'l Championship
1970-71 15/05/71
Wales v SCOTLAND
British Int'l Championship
1970-71 21/04/71
Portugal v SCOTLAND
Euro Championship Qualifier
1969-70 18/04/70
Northern Ireland v SCOTLAND
British Int'l Championship
1967-68 30/05/68
Holland v SCOTLAND
Friendly
Total Appearances: 16