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Ian Gibson Squad Index
Information:
1974-75 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Forward
Date of Birth:
03rd February 1956
Birthplace:
Fenwick
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9 1/4
Weight:
11st 1 3/4lbs
Signed:
1st February 1975
Career History:
Nairn County
Aberdeen 1st February 1975
Kilmarnock 29th July 1978 17,500
Canberra City 28th March 1981
Altrincham
 
Profile:
Full name: Ian James Gibson.

When Ian signed for Aberdeen from Nairn County it was for a then record fee for a Highland League club. Transferred to Kilmarnock in July 1978 for 15,000. Graduate of Aberdeen University with a Bachelor of Education. Settled in Australia and after football became a teacher.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
13/08/1975
Aberdeen 2-0 Dumbarton
League Cup G3 6,000 19 Start
16/08/1975
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
League Cup G3 8,400 19 Start
20/03/1976
Motherwell 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,908 20 Sub
27/03/1976
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,875 20 Sub
18/09/1976
Aberdeen 2-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 8,712 20 Sub
22/09/1976
Aberdeen 1-0 Stirling Albion
League Cup QF 1L 7,185 20 Start
02/08/1977
Fraserburgh 3-0 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 900 21 Start
03/12/1977
Aberdeen 4-1 Motherwell
Premier Division 9,500 21 Start
10/12/1977
Aberdeen 3-1 St. Mirren
Premier Division 9,000 21 Start
17/12/1977
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,601 21 Start
24/12/1977
Aberdeen 4-0 Rangers
Premier Division 21,000 21 Start
31/12/1977
Clydebank 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 2,800 21 Start
02/01/1978
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
Premier Division 23,000 21 Start
07/01/1978
Ayr United 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,966 21 Start
14/01/1978
Aberdeen 2-1 Celtic
Premier Division 24,600 21 Start
15/02/1978
Queen of the South 3-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,500 22 Start
11/03/1978
Aberdeen 2-2 Morton
Scottish Cup QF 17,394 22 Start
21/03/1978
Aberdeen 2-0 Clydebank
Premier Division 9,600 22 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
1977-78
9
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
3
2
0
0
1976-77
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
1975-76
0
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
Totals:
9
3
4
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
13
3
4
2
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 16 4