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Derek Hamilton Squad Index
Information:
1979-80 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:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
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.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
24/01/1979
Buckie Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 Start
04/04/1979
Morton 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,500 20 Sub
07/04/1979
Aberdeen 0-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 10,000 20 Sub
11/04/1979
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Scottish Cup SF 9,837 20 Sub
14/04/1979
Partick Thistle 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,000 20 Start
18/04/1979
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 2,672 20 Start
21/04/1979
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
Premier Division 18,400 20 Start
25/04/1979
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
Premier Division 19,000 20 Start
28/04/1979
Aberdeen 1-2 St. Mirren
Premier Division 10,400 20 Start
02/05/1979
Aberdeen 5-0 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 6,000 20 Start
05/05/1979
Dundee United 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 7,822 20 Start
07/05/1979
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 30,000 20 Start
11/05/1979
Partick Thistle 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,000 20 Start
19/07/1979
Randers 0-1 Aberdeen
Danish Tour 20 Start
21/07/1979
Skovbakken 0-7 Aberdeen
Danish Tour 20 Start
28/07/1979
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
Drybrough Cup QF 20 Start
30/07/1979
Buckie Thistle 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 Start
08/12/1979
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee United
League Cup F 27,173 21 Sub
12/12/1979
Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee United
League Cup F REP 28,933 21 Sub
15/12/1979
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Mirren
Premier Division 5,000 21 Start
05/01/1980
Morton 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,000 21 Start
12/01/1980
Aberdeen 3-2 Rangers
Premier Division 18,600 21 Start
19/01/1980
Aberdeen 0-0 Celtic
Premier Division 24,000 21 Start
26/01/1980
Arbroath 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 5,764 21 Start
30/01/1980
Aberdeen 5-0 Arbroath
Scottish Cup R3 REP 9,127 21 Start
02/02/1980
Dundee 1-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 7,661 21 Start
09/02/1980
St. Mirren 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 7,900 21 Start
16/02/1980
Aberdeen 8-0 Airdrie
Scottish Cup R4 10,410 21 Start
23/02/1980
Aberdeen 1-2 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 9,600 21 Start
01/03/1980
Aberdeen 1-1 Partick Thistle
Premier Division 9,000 21 Start
08/03/1980
Partick Thistle 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 8,584 21 Start
15/03/1980
Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee United
Premier Division 10,000 21 Start
19/03/1980
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee
Premier Division 7,000 21 Start
16/04/1980
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
Premier Division 15,000 21 Sub
19/04/1980
Kilmarnock 1-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 3,800 21 Start
29/04/1980
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 12,954 21 Sub
13/09/1980
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 30,000 22 Sub
20/09/1980
Partick Thistle 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,000 22 Sub
27/09/1980
Aberdeen 2-2 Celtic
Premier Division 23,000 22 Start
22/11/1980
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 3,300 22 Sub
25/01/1981
Aberdeen University 1-7 Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire Cup R1 22 Start
31/01/1981
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 30,000 22 Start
07/02/1981
Aberdeen 0-1 Morton
Premier Division 12,005 22 Start
14/02/1981
Morton 1-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 8,578 22 Sub
07/03/1981
Aberdeen 4-1 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 11,128 22 Start
14/03/1981
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 2,500 22 Start
15/08/1981
Aberdeen 3-0 Airdrie
League Cup G3 7,000 22 Start
30/12/1981
Aberdeen 2-1 Heart of Midlothian
Friendly 3,000 23 Start
06/03/1982
Aberdeen 4-2 Kilmarnock
Scottish Cup QF 12,000 23 Start
10/03/1982
Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian
Premier Division 8,691 23 Start
31/07/1982
Ross County 0-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
14/08/1982
Aberdeen 3-3 Dundee
League Cup G2 9,000 23 Sub
27/04/1983
Motherwell 0-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,715 24 Sub
14/05/1983
Aberdeen 5-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 24,000 24 Sub

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
2
0
2
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
15
4
3
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
3
1
3
0
5
2
1
0
0
0
32
14
4
8
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 46 4