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Eddie Thomson Squad Index
Information:
1975-76 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
25th February 1947
Birthplace:
Rosewell
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
11st 10lbs
Signed:
24th March 1973
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
A well established player when he joined the Dons from Hearts, Eddie was signed by Jimmy Bonthrone to strengthen the defence, but was ultimately displaced by Willie Garner. Moved on in 1976 to play in Australia - where he had toured with Aberdeen in 1974 - eventually going into club management and later managed the Australian national side. From 1997 to 2000 he worked in Japan, managing Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J League.

Died: Sydney, 21st February 2003

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
24/03/1973
Kilmarnock 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 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
1976-77
3
4
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
6
0
2
0
0
1975-76
26
2
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
28
3
0
5
0
0
1974-75
16
1
0
4
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
24
1
1
3
0
1
1973-74
31
1
1
10
0
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
45
2
1
3
0
0
1972-73
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
1
Totals:
83
8
1
17
3
1
5
1
0
4
0
0
109
12
2
13
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 121 2