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George Murray Squad Index
Information:
1972-73 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Right Half
Date of Birth:
16th May 1942
Birthplace:
Bellshill
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 1lb
Signed:
16th December 1967
Career History:
Stonehouse Violet
Motherwell April 1960
Aberdeen 16th December 1967, Player-Coach in August 1971,
Coach in December 1972, Caretaker Manager from 13th October 1975 to 10th November 1975, Resigned as coach on 16th January 1978

Skein Odds-Ball October 1978 to October 1980
Canberra Arrows March 1981
Honours:
Scotland Under-23 International (3 Caps in 1963-64 and 1964-65).

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
09/12/1967
Kilmarnock 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,755 25 Sub
16/12/1967
Aberdeen 1-0 Stirling Albion
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 25 Start
23/12/1967
Airdrie 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
20/01/1968
Dunfermline Athletic 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,650 25 Start
27/01/1968
Aberdeen 1-1 Raith Rovers
Scottish Cup R1 10,700 25 Start
31/01/1968
Raith Rovers 0-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 REP 9,000 25 Start
03/02/1968
Dundee United 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 25 Start
10/02/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 25 Start
12/02/1968
Aberdeen 1-0 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 25 Start
19/02/1968
Dunfermline Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R2 14,700 25 Start
02/03/1968
Aberdeen 0-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 25 Start
06/03/1968
Celtic 4-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 28,000 25 Start
09/03/1968
Raith Rovers 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
29/04/1968
Nairn County 2-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,500 25 Sub
27/07/1968
Peterhead 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Sub
23/11/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 26 Start
30/11/1968
Dunfermline Athletic 5-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 26 Start
07/12/1968
Aberdeen 2-6 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 11,500 26 Start
21/12/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 26 Start
28/12/1968
Kilmarnock 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 26 Start
01/01/1969
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 26 Start
02/01/1969
St. Johnstone 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 26 Start
04/01/1969
Dundee United 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 26 Start
11/01/1969
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 31,000 26 Start
19/03/1969
Raith Rovers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 26 Sub
20/08/1969
Aberdeen 3-0 Clyde
League Cup G2 13,500 27 Start
23/08/1969
Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 8,000 27 Start
27/08/1969
Hibernian 0-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 18,300 27 Start
30/08/1969
Aberdeen 6-0 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 12,500 27 Start
03/09/1969
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 40,000 27 Start
06/09/1969
Airdrie 3-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 27 Start
10/09/1969
Aberdeen 0-0 Celtic
League Cup QF 1L 33,000 27 Start
13/09/1969
Aberdeen 2-2 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 27 Start
20/09/1969
St. Johnstone 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,400 27 Start
24/09/1969
Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 2L 37,500 27 Start
27/09/1969
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 27 Start
04/10/1969
Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,100 27 Start
11/10/1969
Aberdeen 2-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 12,500 27 Start
29/10/1969
Aberdeen 2-3 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 27 Start
01/11/1969
Dunfermline Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 27 Start
05/11/1969
St. Mirren 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
08/11/1969
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 27 Start
15/11/1969
Heart of Midlothian 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,500 27 Start
22/11/1969
Aberdeen 4-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 27 Start
29/11/1969
Kilmarnock 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
13/12/1969
Clyde 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 27 Start
20/12/1969
Aberdeen 2-3 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 27 Start
27/12/1969
Raith Rovers 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
01/01/1970
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 27 Start
10/01/1970
Aberdeen 5-1 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 27 Start
17/01/1970
Morton 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 27 Start
24/01/1970
Aberdeen 4-0 Clyde
Scottish Cup R1 12,000 27 Start
31/01/1970
Aberdeen 0-1 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 27 Start
11/02/1970
Aberdeen 2-1 Clydebank
Scottish Cup R2 13,100 27 Start
21/02/1970
Falkirk 0-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 13,500 27 Start
25/02/1970
Aberdeen 1-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 27 Start
28/02/1970
Partick Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 27 Start
02/03/1970
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 27 Start
07/03/1970
St. Mirren 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
09/03/1970
Aberdeen 0-2 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 27 Start
14/03/1970
Aberdeen 1-0 Kilmarnock
Scottish Cup SF 25,812 27 Start
18/03/1970
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 27 Start
21/03/1970
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
25/03/1970
Celtic 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 33,000 27 Start
28/03/1970
Dundee United 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 27 Start
04/04/1970
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
06/04/1970
Aberdeen 2-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 27 Start
11/04/1970
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Scottish Cup F 108,434 27 Start
13/04/1970
Hibernian 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
18/04/1970
Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,100 27 Start
02/05/1970
Newcastle United 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 10,300 27 Start
04/08/1970
Aberdeen 1-1 ADO Den Haag
Friendly 13,500 28 Start
08/08/1970
Airdrie 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 3,500 28 Start
12/08/1970
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Johnstone
League Cup G4 13,500 28 Start
15/08/1970
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
League Cup G4 16,000 28 Start
19/08/1970
St. Johnstone 0-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 3,300 28 Start
22/08/1970
Aberdeen 7-3 Airdrie
League Cup G4 12,000 28 Start
26/08/1970
Hibernian 4-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 24,900 28 Start
29/08/1970
Aberdeen 1-1 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 28 Start
05/09/1970
Dundee 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 28 Start
12/09/1970
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 28 Start
16/09/1970
Aberdeen 3-1 Honved
European Cup Winners Cup R1 1L 21,500 28 Start
30/09/1970
Honved 3-1 Aberdeen
European Cup Winners Cup R1 2L 18,500 28 Start
03/10/1970
Morton 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 28 Sub
16/01/1971
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 23,400 28 Start
03/05/1971
Peterhead 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,182 28 Start
24/07/1971
Augsburg 0-1 Aberdeen
German Tour 29 Sub
10/08/1971
Aberdeen 3-2 Newcastle United
Friendly 18,000 29 Sub
14/08/1971
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
League Cup G2 19,053 29 Start
18/08/1971
Clyde 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 2,027 29 Start
21/08/1971
Aberdeen 1-0 Falkirk
League Cup G2 17,339 29 Start
15/09/1971
Celta Vigo 0-2 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R1 1L 35,000 29 Sub
29/09/1971
Aberdeen 1-0 Celta Vigo
UEFA Cup R1 2L 20,000 29 Start
02/10/1971
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 14,855 29 Start
04/10/1971
Aberdeen 1-0 Borussia Dortmund
Friendly 29 Start
09/10/1971
Kilmarnock 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 29 Start
11/10/1971
Forfar Athletic 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 29 Start
16/10/1971
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 24,450 29 Start
23/10/1971
Morton 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,843 29 Start
27/10/1971
Juventus 2-0 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R2 1L 35,000 29 Start
30/10/1971
Aberdeen 7-2 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 19,304 29 Start
06/11/1971
Celtic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 61,385 29 Start
13/11/1971
Aberdeen 5-0 East Fife
Div 1 (Old) 14,298 29 Start
17/11/1971
Aberdeen 1-1 Juventus
UEFA Cup R2 2L 29,500 29 Start
20/11/1971
Motherwell 0-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 29 Start
27/11/1971
Aberdeen 2-3 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 19,754 29 Start
04/12/1971
Ayr United 1-5 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,582 29 Start
11/12/1971
Aberdeen 4-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 12,194 29 Start
18/12/1971
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 13,707 29 Start
25/12/1971
Falkirk 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,885 29 Start
01/01/1972
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,600 29 Start
03/01/1972
Aberdeen 4-2 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 24,235 29 Start
08/01/1972
Airdrieonians 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,681 29 Start
15/01/1972
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 33,608 29 Start
22/01/1972
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,243 29 Start
29/01/1972
Aberdeen 4-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 12,981 29 Start
05/02/1972
Dundee United 0-4 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 12,974 29 Start
12/02/1972
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 21,389 29 Start
19/02/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 14,230 29 Start
26/02/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 Morton
Scottish Cup R4 18,277 29 Start
04/03/1972
Partick Thistle 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,340 29 Start
11/03/1972
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 32,853 29 Start
18/03/1972
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 25,936 29 Start
28/05/1972
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Aberdeen
North American Summer Tour 4,000 30 Start
29/07/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 St. Mirren
Drybrough Cup QF 16,000 30 Start
16/08/1972
Aberdeen 4-1 Hibernian
League Cup G2 20,673 30 Start
19/08/1972
Aberdeen 5-1 Queens Park
League Cup G2 11,464 30 Start
23/08/1972
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 17,133 30 Start
26/08/1972
Aberdeen 2-1 Queen of the South
League Cup G2 10,144 30 Start
30/08/1972
Queens Park 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 1,029 30 Start
02/09/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 16,947 30 Start
16/09/1972
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 9,917 30 Start
27/09/1972
Borussia Munchengladbach 6-3 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R1 2L 19,000 30 Sub
30/09/1972
Aberdeen 7-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 11,351 30 Start
04/10/1972
Falkirk 3-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 2L 4,000 30 Start
07/10/1972
Heart of Midlothian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,763 30 Start
23/10/1972
Aberdeen 5-2 Manchester United
Friendly 36,000 30 Start
04/11/1972
Partick Thistle 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,962 30 Start
18/11/1972
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 10,234 30 Start
25/11/1972
Dundee United 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,173 30 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
1972-73
7
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
13
1
0
3
0
0
1971-72
23
0
1
3
0
0
3
0
0
3
1
0
32
1
1
2
2
1
1970-71
4
1
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
12
1
0
2
0
0
1969-70
34
0
2
5
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
44
0
2
2
0
1
1968-69
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
1
0
0
1
0
1967-68
9
1
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
12
1
1
0
1
0
Totals:
86
3
4
20
0
0
11
0
0
5
2
0
122
5
4
9
4
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 127 4