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Charles Forbes Squad Index
Information:
1923-24 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Inside Left
Date of Birth:
11th April 1900
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scotland
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 8lbs
Signed:
06/01/1923
Career History:
Juvenile football
Argyle close season 1919
Aberdeen 6th January 1923 (amateur), 21st August 1923 (professional), (29th July 1925)
Forfar Athletic 5th March 1926, Released - 30th April 1927
Aberdeen FC Director 19th November 1936, Chairman 1958- June 1970; Vice-Chairman June 1970 -
 
Profile:
Won a Highland League champions medal with Aberdeen A in 1924. Became a director of the Club in 1936 and served on the board till his death in April 1980. During that period, he was Chairman from 1958 until he stood down in favour of Dick Donald in June 1970.

After his playing days, Charles became a teacher and later headmaster in Aberdeen schools.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
01/05/1922
Aberdeen 3-7 Dundee
Friendly 1,500 22 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
1925-26
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1924-25
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1923-24
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
1921-22
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
Totals:
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
2
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 6 0