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Doug Bell Squad Index
Information:
1980-81 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Central Midfielder
Date of Birth:
05th September 1959
Birthplace:
Paisley
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 1lbs
Signed:
23rd June 1979
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Signed on a free from St Mirren by Alex Ferguson in 1979, Bell went on to become a vital part of the Aberdeen success in Europe. His direct running and natural ability were well suited on the European stage. Often kept by Alex Ferguson for the big occasion, was injured before the 1983 ECWC Final. Transferred to Rangers in 1985 for 160,000.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
29/07/1979
Fraserburgh 2-3 Aberdeen
Testimonial 1,200 19 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
2012-13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1988-89
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1984-85
18
4
0
1
0
0
3
2
0
1
0
0
23
6
0
3
0
0
1983-84
21
3
3
8
0
1
0
2
0
9
1
0
38
6
4
2
1
2
1982-83
20
3
1
3
1
3
4
0
0
8
0
1
35
4
5
0
0
0
1981-82
11
2
1
7
1
2
1
3
0
0
2
0
19
8
3
5
0
3
1980-81
13
4
1
4
2
1
2
0
0
2
2
0
21
8
2
1
1
0
1979-80
4
6
0
0
2
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
5
12
0
2
1
0
Totals:
87
22
6
23
6
7
11
11
0
20
5
1
141
44
14
14
4
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 185 14