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Duncan McNicol Squad Index
Information:
1904-05 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Left Back
Date of Birth:
16th January 1874
Birthplace:
Bonhill
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 10 1/2
Weight:
13st
Signed:
28/09/1903
Career History:
Vale of Leven 16th October 1893
Darwen 14th April 1894
Clyde 29th June 1894
Dumbarton 22nd November 1895
St Bernard's 15th October 1897
Woolwich Arsenal 23rd June 1899
Aberdeen 28th September 1903, Retired in May 1906
 
Profile:

Duncan McNicoll, who captains the Aberdeen League team this season, comes from a sure football nursery, Vale of Leven. To enumerate all the class men to have been reared down the Vale way would take some space. Suffice it to say that Duncan has proved a rare catch for Aberdeen and worthily upheld the honour of the club and the traditions of his calf-land. Since he started to play this season, Duncan has proved his worth as a player and captain. Mac has a thorough knowledge of the game and is equally at home at right or left back.

Source:Bon-Accord 6th October 1904

After his debut the Evening Express was enthusiastic: "Tall, and of magnificent build, McNicol took the eye at once, and the ease and grace with which he again and again took the ball from the feet of opponents and cleared his lines stamped him as a player of skill and resource. He will, I am sure, prove a tower of strength to the team."

Source: Evening Express, 21st April 1945

Duncan McNicol, left-back, is the captain of the team, and this is his second season with his present masters. He has been an invaluable man both as a player and as a coach to his younger colleagues.

Source: Aberdeen Evening Gazette 26th November 1904

Died in Aberdeen, 5th March 1949
Duncan McNicol

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
10/10/1903
Dundee Wanderers 0-2 Aberdeen
Northern League Clepington Park, Dundee 2,000 29 Start
17/10/1903
Arbroath 4-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup R4 Gayfield Park, Arbroath 2,000 29 Start
24/10/1903
Cowdenbeath 3-1 Aberdeen
Northern League Central Park, Cowdenbeath 3,000 29 Start
31/10/1903
Aberdeen 3-1 Forfar Athletic
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,000 29 Start
07/11/1903
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee Wanderers
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,500 29 Start
14/11/1903
Aberdeen 4-2 Montrose
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,500 29 Start
21/11/1903
Montrose 4-1 Aberdeen
Northern League Links Park, Montrose 1,000 29 Start
28/11/1903
Aberdeen 8-1 Lochgelly United
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 5,000 29 Start
05/12/1903
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Northern League East End Park, Dunfermline 5,500 29 Start
12/12/1903
Forfar Athletic 2-6 Aberdeen
Northern League Station Park, Forfar 2,000 29 Start
19/12/1903
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunblane
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 29 Start
26/12/1903
Lochee United 0-3 Aberdeen
Northern League Thomson Park, Dundee 1,000 29 Start
02/01/1904
Dundee 'A' 1-1 Aberdeen
Northern League Dens Park, Dundee 3,500 29 Start
04/01/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 29 Start
16/01/1904
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly Easter Road, Edinburgh 3,000 29 Start
23/01/1904
Alloa Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 Recreation Park, Alloa 2,500 30 Start
30/01/1904
Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee 'A'
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,000 30 Start
06/02/1904
Aberdeen 3-2 Cowdenbeath
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,500 30 Start
13/02/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Leith Athletic
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,800 30 Start
20/02/1904
Aberdeen 4-0 Lochee United
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,000 30 Start
27/02/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Falkirk
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,200 30 Start
05/03/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 Bon Accord
Aberdeenshire Cup F Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,800 30 Start
26/03/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Bernards
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,400 30 Start
16/04/1904
Aberdeen 5-1 Hamilton
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 30 Start
22/04/1904
St. Johnstone 1-3 Aberdeen
Northern League St Johnstone Recreation Grounds, Perth 2,000 30 Start
23/04/1904
Lochgelly United 3-1 Aberdeen
Northern League Reids Park, Lochgelly 1,000 30 Start
30/04/1904
Aberdeen 1-7 Newcastle United
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 5,480 30 Start
03/09/1904
Aberdeen 4-0 Peterhead
Scottish Qualifying Cup R1 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 1,500 30 Start
10/09/1904
Hamilton 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Douglas Park, Hamilton 3,000 30 Start
17/09/1904
Aberdeen 5-0 Forres Mechanics
Scottish Qualifying Cup R2 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 30 Start
24/09/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Abercorn
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 30 Start
26/09/1904
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 30 Start
01/10/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Aberdeen University
Scottish Qualifying Cup R3 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,000 30 Start
08/10/1904
Aberdeen 6-1 Aberdeen University
Scottish Qualifying Cup R3 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,000 30 Start
15/10/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 Inverness Caledonian
Scottish Qualifying Cup R4 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,000 30 Start
22/10/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Raith Rovers
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,000 30 Start
29/10/1904
Cowdenbeath 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup R5 Central Park, Cowdenbeath 5,000 30 Start
05/11/1904
East Stirlingshire 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Merchiston Park, Bainsford, Falkirk 2,000 30 Start
12/11/1904
Aberdeen 1-0 Clyde
Scottish Qualifying Cup SF Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 12,000 30 Start
19/11/1904
Ayr United 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Somerset Park, Ayr 1,000 30 Start
26/11/1904
Renton 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup F Dens Park, Dundee 9,000 30 Start
10/12/1904
Aberdeen 1-2 Hamilton
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 1,000 30 Start
14/12/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Aberdeen University
Benefit Match Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 30 Start
17/12/1904
Clyde 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Shawfield Stadium, Glasgow 1,000 30 Start
24/12/1904
St. Bernards 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Royal Gymnasium Grounds, Edinburgh 2,000 30 Start
31/12/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 East Stirlingshire
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 30 Start
03/01/1905
Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 5,000 30 Start
07/01/1905
Raith Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy 2,000 30 Start
14/01/1905
Albion Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Meadowpark, Coatbridge 3,000 30 Start
21/01/1905
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Bernards
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 31 Start
04/02/1905
Abercorn 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Old Ralston Ground, Paisley 2,000 31 Start
18/02/1905
Aberdeen 6-1 Bathgate
Scottish Cup R2 REP Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 7,000 31 Start
22/02/1905
Kingseat Asylum Club 2-7 Aberdeen
Friendly 31 Start
25/02/1905
Third Lanark 4-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 Cathkin Park, Glasgow 10,000 31 Start
04/03/1905
Aberdeen 7-2 Albion Rovers
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 5,500 31 Start
11/03/1905
Arthurlie 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Dovecothall, Barrhead 1,000 31 Start
18/03/1905
Leith Athletic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) Logie Green Park, Leith 1,500 31 Start
25/03/1905
Aberdeen 2-0 Ayr United
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,500 31 Start
08/04/1905
Aberdeen 0-0 Arthurlie
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 31 Start
12/04/1905
Aberdeen 1-2 Aberdeenshire FA Select
Benefit Match Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 31 Start
15/04/1905
Aberdeen 0-0 Leith Athletic
Div 2 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 2,000 31 Start
22/04/1905
Leith Athletic 2-0 Aberdeen
East Scotland League Logie Green Park, Leith 31 Start
29/04/1905
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
East Scotland League Dens Park, Dundee 31 Start
01/05/1905
Aberdeen 3-1 Heart of Midlothian
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 5,000 31 Start
13/05/1905
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
East Scotland League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 3,000 31 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
1904-05
19
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
0
17
0
0
1903-04
16
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
10
0
1
Totals:
35
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
38
0
0
27
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 38 0