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Chris Harker Squad Index
Information:
1959-60 Squad Number:
1
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
29th June 1937
Birthplace:
Shiremoor, Northumberland
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 7lbs
Signed:
6th November 1959
Career History:
Backworth Welfare 1952
West Allotment
Newcastle United March 1955
Consett 1958-59 (On Loan)
Aberdeen 6th November 1959 to 25th June 1960 (On Loan)
Bury December 1961 1,000
Grimsby June 1967
Rochdale July 1968 free
Darlington July 1970 coach
 
Profile:
Full name: Christopher Joseph Harker.

One of seven goalkeepers used by the Dons in season 1959-1960.
While playing for Bury against Sunderland on Boxing Day 1962, he was involved in the incident that finished the playing career of Brian Clough.

Died: Darlington, 5th September 2014

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
07/11/1959
Motherwell 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 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
1961-62
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
2
0
0
1960-61
8
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
3
0
0
1959-60
12
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
Totals:
23
0
0
3
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
28
0
0
5
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 28 0