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Craig Hignett Squad Index
Information:
1998-99 Squad Number:
7
Position:
Midfielder
Date of Birth:
12th January 1970
Birthplace:
Wishton, Merseyside
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 8
Weight:
11st 11
Signed:
13/07/98
Career History:
Crewe Alexandra 1988-1992
Middlesbrough 1992-1998
Aberdeen 1998
Barnsley 1998-2000
Blackburn Rovers 2002-2003
coventry City (loan)2002
Leicester City 2003-2004
Crew Alexandra (loan) 2004
Leeds United 2004
Darlington 2004-2005
Apollon Limassol 2005-2005
Spennymoor United 2006-2007
hartlepool United 2007
Billington Synthonia 2008-2009
Hartlepool United manager 2016-2017; Director of Football 2018; caretaker manager 2018; manager 2019-
 
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.

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