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Derek Hamilton Squad Index
Information:
1978-79 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Left Back
Date of Birth:
26th August 1958
Birthplace:
Kilwinning
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8
Weight:
11st 2lbs
Signed:
15th April 1978
Career History:
Beith Juniors 3rd March 1977
Aberdeen 15th April 1978
St Mirren 19th November 1983 4,000
Stranraer 17th March 1990
Morton 29th August 1990, Retired on 13th May 1991
 
Profile:
Full Name: Derek Martin Hamilton Although a defender, Derek was frequently pushed up front to help the attack. He was a speedy player and well-liked by the fans, with his best season coming in 1979-1980 when he played his part in bringing the League title back to Pittodrie.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
24/01/1979
Buckie Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 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
1982-83
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
1981-82
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
1980-81
5
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5
4
1
1
0
0
1979-80
11
2
3
0
2
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
15
4
4
4
0
1
1978-79
9
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
9
3
0
1
0
1
Totals:
26
9
4
1
3
0
5
2
1
0
0
0
32
14
5
8
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 46 5