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Colin Woodthorpe Squad Index
Information:
1996-97 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Left Back
Date of Birth:
13th January 1969
Birthplace:
Liverpool
Nationality:
English
Height:
6' 1"
Weight:
12st 4lbs
Signed:
17th July 1994
Career History:
Apprentice
Chester 1st January 1990
Norwich City 17th July 1990 175,000
Aberdeen 17th July 1994 400,000
Stockport County 24th July 1997 120,000
Bury 17th August 2002 to May 2008 Free Transfer
Colwyn Bay FC May 2010 Assistant-manager
AFC Fylde 2nd November 2011 to 12th October 2019 Assistant-manager
 
Profile:
A Willie Miller signing, Colin came north with a weight of expectation on him having commanded a fee of 400,000. Although he played a fair number of games, he was also missing from many fixtures during his time at Pittodrie and returned to England at the end of season 1996-1997.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
28/07/1994
Tampere PV 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 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
1996-97
14
5
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
3
2
0
19
8
0
4
0
0
1995-96
15
0
1
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
2
5
0
0
1994-95
14
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
19
0
0
3
0
0
Totals:
43
5
1
5
1
1
4
0
0
5
2
0
57
8
2
12
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 65 2