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Craig Hignett Squad Index
Information:
1998-99 Squad Number:
7
Position:
Central Midfield
Date of Birth:
12th January 1970
Birthplace:
Wishton, Merseyside
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 8
Weight:
11st 11lbs
Signed:
13/07/98
Career History:
Liverpool Youth
Crewe 11th May 1988
Middlesbrough 27th November 1992 500,000
Aberdeen 21st May 1998 Free Transfer
Barnsley 25th November 1998 800,000
Blackburn Rovers 10th July 2000 2,250,000
Coventry City 1st November 2002 to 29th December 2002 (On Loan)
Leicester City 25th July 2003 Free Transfer
Crewe 19th February 2004 to 10th May 2004 (On Loan)
Leeds United 1st August 2004 Free Transfer
Darlington 8th September 2004 to 1st April 2005
Apollon Limassol 10th August 2005 to 1st July 2006
Spennymoor United 31st August 2006
Hartlepool 22nd March 2007 to 9th May 2007
Billington Synthonia 2008-2009
Middlesbrough April 2008 Academy Coaching Staff
Hartlepool United 21st June 2013 Assistant Manager 2016-2017
Middlesbrough 4th October 2014 Coaching Staff
Hartlepool United 10-02-2016 to 15-01-2017 Manager; 20-03-2018 to 24-01-2019 Director of Football 2018; 28-11-2018 to 11-12-2018 Caretaker Manager; 24-01-2019 to 10-10-2019 Manager
 
Profile:
Arrived at Pittodrie with a strong reputation and high expectations, but did not settle and did not really look as if his heart was in his play. Left after six months.
Full Name: Craig John Hignett

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
11/07/1998
Deveronvale 0-7 Aberdeen
Friendly F 28 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
1998-99
13
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
2
4
0
5
Totals:
13
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
2
4
0
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 15 2