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Ian Taylor Squad Index
Information:
1970-71 Squad Number:
7
Position:
Outside Right
Date of Birth:
23rd May 1948
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 6 1/4
Weight:
11st 0lbs
Signed:
8th August 1966
Career History:
Banks o' Dee A
Aberdeen 8th August 1966
Motherwell 20th April 1974
St Johnstone 10th July 1976 part-exchange for J. O' Rourke
Fraserburgh 21st August 1978
Elgin City 2nd December 1978
Peterhead 5th August 1979, Manager on 5th November 1980
 
Profile:
Local player who was another that emerged from the successful Banks O' Dee Junior club. Taylor scored the goal that brought European football to Pittodrie after a sensational last minute winner over Rangers at Ibrox. Taylor was also on the mark in the Dons first European tie against Reykjavik and he went on to play a vital role in the Aberdeen side that just missed out on the league title in 1971. I April 1974, manager Jimmy Bonthrone put Ian on the transfer list and he moved to Motherwell. Full name: Ian Wishart Taylor.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
05/10/1966
Aberdeen 9-2 Deveronvale
Friendly 18 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
1973-74
14
3
3
9
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
25
4
3
1
0
2
1972-73
18
0
4
10
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
31
0
6
3
1
2
1971-72
10
5
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
11
7
2
4
2
0
1970-71
14
1
4
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
0
0
17
2
5
0
2
0
1969-70
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1968-69
13
1
1
3
2
1
1
1
0
3
0
1
20
4
3
4
2
3
1967-68
13
1
6
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
18
1
7
2
1
0
1966-67
12
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
1
3
1
0
1
Totals:
95
12
23
25
2
3
6
3
1
9
2
2
135
19
29
15
8
8
Total Appearances/Goals: 154 29