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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.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
05/10/1966
Aberdeen 9-2 Deveronvale
Friendly 18 Start
22/10/1966
Airdrie 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,320 18 Start
29/10/1966
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 18 Start
05/11/1966
Aberdeen 3-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 18 Start
12/11/1966
St. Mirren 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 18 Start
19/11/1966
Aberdeen 5-2 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 9,500 18 Start
26/11/1966
Dundee United 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,210 18 Start
03/12/1966
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 18 Start
10/12/1966
Falkirk 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,565 18 Start
17/12/1966
Stirling Albion 2-6 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 1,375 18 Start
24/12/1966
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 28,000 18 Start
14/01/1967
Clyde 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 18 Start
21/01/1967
Aberdeen 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 18 Sub
01/05/1967
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 18 Start
04/06/1967
Aberdeen 1-1 Cagliari
American Soccer League East 6,125 19 Sub
14/06/1967
Stoke City 2-2 Aberdeen
American Soccer League East 6,162 19 Start
26/08/1967
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 50,000 19 Start
30/08/1967
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee United
League Cup G2 10,000 19 Start
02/09/1967
Aberdeen 1-5 Celtic
League Cup G2 22,216 19 Start
06/09/1967
Aberdeen 10-0 KR Reykjavik
European Cup Winners Cup R1 1L 14,000 19 Start
09/09/1967
Aberdeen 4-2 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 19 Start
13/09/1967
KR Reykjavik 1-4 Aberdeen
European Cup Winners Cup R1 2L 1,500 19 Start
16/09/1967
St. Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,400 19 Start
23/09/1967
Aberdeen 1-2 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 19 Start
30/09/1967
Morton 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 19 Start
14/10/1967
Aberdeen 6-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 19 Start
21/10/1967
Heart of Midlothian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 19 Start
09/12/1967
Kilmarnock 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,755 19 Start
09/03/1968
Raith Rovers 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 19 Start
16/03/1968
Aberdeen 5-0 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 7,600 19 Start
23/03/1968
Motherwell 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,360 19 Start
27/03/1968
Clyde 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 19 Start
30/03/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 19 Start
06/04/1968
Aberdeen 1-1 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 19 Start
20/04/1968
Aberdeen 3-2 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 19 Start
27/04/1968
Rangers 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 40,000 19 Sub
29/04/1968
Nairn County 2-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,500 19 Start
27/07/1968
Peterhead 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 Sub
31/07/1968
Nairn County 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 Start
03/08/1968
Aberdeen 1-1 Blackpool
Friendly 18,000 20 Start
14/08/1968
Aberdeen 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic
League Cup G3 18,000 20 Start
17/08/1968
Aberdeen 4-1 Dundee United
League Cup G3 16,000 20 Start
24/08/1968
Aberdeen 0-2 Clyde
League Cup G3 19,000 20 Start
28/08/1968
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G3 8,000 20 Sub
31/08/1968
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G3 12,000 20 Sub
07/09/1968
Dundee 4-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 20 Start
14/09/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 20 Start
21/09/1968
Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 20 Start
28/09/1968
Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 20 Start
02/10/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 Slavia Sofia
Fairs Cities Cup R1 2L 29,000 20 Start
05/10/1968
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 20 Start
12/10/1968
Partick Thistle 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 20 Start
19/10/1968
Aberdeen 0-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 20 Start
23/10/1968
Aberdeen 2-1 Real Zaragoza
Fairs Cities Cup R2 1L 25,000 20 Start
26/10/1968
Rangers 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 40,000 20 Start
30/10/1968
Real Zaragoza 3-0 Aberdeen
Fairs Cities Cup R2 2L 30,000 20 Start
02/11/1968
Aberdeen 2-1 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 20 Start
09/11/1968
Morton 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 20 Start
23/11/1968
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 20 Start
07/12/1968
Aberdeen 2-6 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 11,500 20 Start
25/01/1969
Aberdeen 3-0 Berwick Rangers
Scottish Cup R1 13,600 20 Sub
22/02/1969
Ayr United 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,000 20 Start
25/02/1969
Aberdeen 2-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Scottish Cup R2 14,685 20 Start
15/03/1969
St. Mirren 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,750 20 Start
29/03/1969
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,321 20 Sub
01/05/1969
Ross County 0-5 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 3,500 20 Sub
05/05/1969
Peterhead 0-7 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,000 20 Start
27/09/1969
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 21 Start
17/10/1970
Rangers 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 32,000 22 Start
24/10/1970
St. Mirren 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 22 Start
31/10/1970
Aberdeen 4-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
07/11/1970
Aberdeen 3-0 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 22 Start
25/11/1970
Aberdeen 5-0 Gornik Zabrze
Friendly 17,500 22 Sub
28/11/1970
Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
05/12/1970
Aberdeen 7-0 Cowdenbeath
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 22 Start
12/12/1970
Celtic 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 63,000 22 Start
19/12/1970
Aberdeen 1-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 19,000 22 Start
26/12/1970
Airdrie 0-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 22 Start
25/01/1971
Aberdeen 5-0 Elgin City
Scottish Cup R3 24,136 22 Start
30/01/1971
Aberdeen 3-1 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 22 Start
06/02/1971
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 22 Start
13/02/1971
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 24,000 22 Sub
17/02/1971
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee United
Scottish Cup R4 REP 29,000 22 Start
20/02/1971
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 36,000 22 Start
27/02/1971
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 22 Start
06/03/1971
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 65,000 22 Start
10/03/1971
Dundee United 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 22 Start
13/03/1971
Clyde 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 22 Sub
30/03/1971
Coventry City 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 8,001 22 Sub
03/04/1971
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 22 Sub
23/07/1971
1860 Munich 3-1 Aberdeen
German Tour 23 Sub
04/09/1971
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 13,188 23 Sub
11/09/1971
St. Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,930 23 Start
18/09/1971
Aberdeen 5-0 Airdrieonians
Div 1 (Old) 14,133 23 Sub
25/09/1971
Rangers 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 41,236 23 Sub
04/10/1971
Aberdeen 1-0 Borussia Dortmund
Friendly 23 Start
11/10/1971
Forfar Athletic 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Sub
27/10/1971
Juventus 2-0 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R2 1L 35,000 23 Sub
13/11/1971
Aberdeen 5-0 East Fife
Div 1 (Old) 14,298 23 Start
17/11/1971
Aberdeen 1-1 Juventus
UEFA Cup R2 2L 29,500 23 Sub
08/01/1972
Airdrieonians 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,681 23 Start
22/01/1972
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,243 23 Sub
27/01/1972
Montrose 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
04/03/1972
Partick Thistle 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,340 23 Sub
18/03/1972
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 25,936 23 Start
21/03/1972
East Fife 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,850 23 Start
25/03/1972
Aberdeen 4-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 9,391 23 Start
27/03/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 1860 Munich
Friendly 23 Start
01/04/1972
Heart of Midlothian 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,189 23 Start
08/04/1972
Aberdeen 7-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 8,240 23 Start
11/04/1972
Olympiakos 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
15/04/1972
Clyde 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 1,535 23 Start
22/04/1972
Dundee United 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,743 23 Start
29/04/1972
Aberdeen 0-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 8,771 23 Start
29/07/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 St. Mirren
Drybrough Cup QF 16,000 24 Start
02/08/1972
Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen
Drybrough Cup SF 40,000 24 Start
12/08/1972
Queen of the South 0-4 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 4,673 24 Start
16/08/1972
Aberdeen 4-1 Hibernian
League Cup G2 20,673 24 Start
19/08/1972
Aberdeen 5-1 Queens Park
League Cup G2 11,464 24 Start
23/08/1972
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 17,133 24 Start
26/08/1972
Aberdeen 2-1 Queen of the South
League Cup G2 10,144 24 Start
30/08/1972
Queens Park 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 1,029 24 Start
02/09/1972
Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 16,947 24 Start
09/09/1972
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,100 24 Start
13/09/1972
Aberdeen 2-3 Borussia Munchengladbach
UEFA Cup R1 1L 21,000 24 Start
16/09/1972
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 9,917 24 Start
20/09/1972
Aberdeen 8-0 Falkirk
League Cup R2 1L 9,939 24 Start
27/09/1972
Borussia Munchengladbach 6-3 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R1 2L 19,000 24 Start
30/09/1972
Aberdeen 7-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 11,351 24 Start
04/10/1972
Falkirk 3-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 2L 4,000 24 Start
11/10/1972
Aberdeen 3-0 East Fife
League Cup QF 1L 13,605 24 Start
14/10/1972
Aberdeen 2-2 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 14,165 24 Start
21/10/1972
Ayr United 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,823 24 Start
23/10/1972
Aberdeen 5-2 Manchester United
Friendly 36,000 24 Start
28/10/1972
Aberdeen 2-3 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 34,262 24 Start
04/11/1972
Partick Thistle 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,962 24 Start
11/11/1972
Aberdeen 4-3 East Fife
Div 1 (Old) 10,651 24 Start
18/11/1972
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 10,234 24 Start
25/11/1972
Dundee United 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,173 24 Start
27/11/1972
Aberdeen 2-3 Celtic
League Cup SF 39,682 24 Start
02/12/1972
Airdrie 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,059 24 Start
09/12/1972
Aberdeen 0-0 Arbroath
Div 1 (Old) 8,354 24 Start
09/01/1973
Aberdeen 2-0 Crystal Palace
Friendly 16,000 24 Sub
10/02/1973
Falkirk 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,897 24 Start
07/03/1973
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,389 24 Start
10/03/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 8,994 24 Start
17/03/1973
Celtic 0-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 40,032 24 Start
21/04/1973
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 32,000 24 Start
28/04/1973
Morton 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 24 Start
04/08/1973
Aberdeen 3-0 Sunderland
Friendly 8,000 25 Start
11/08/1973
Aberdeen 3-1 Motherwell
League Cup G4 10,722 25 Start
15/08/1973
Dundee United 0-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 6,000 25 Start
18/08/1973
Aberdeen 1-1 East Fife
League Cup G4 8,188 25 Start
22/08/1973
Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United
League Cup G4 8,912 25 Start
25/08/1973
East Fife 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 4,153 25 Start
29/08/1973
Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 9,808 25 Start
01/09/1973
Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,083 25 Start
08/09/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 9,517 25 Start
12/09/1973
Aberdeen 3-0 Stirling Albion
League Cup G4 7,500 25 Start
15/09/1973
St. Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
19/09/1973
Aberdeen 4-1 Finn Harps
UEFA Cup R1 1L 10,700 25 Start
29/09/1973
Clyde 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,375 25 Start
06/10/1973
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 13,954 25 Start
10/10/1973
Stirling Albion 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 3,000 25 Start
13/10/1973
Dumbarton 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 25 Start
20/10/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 7,351 25 Start
24/10/1973
Aberdeen 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
UEFA Cup R2 1L 30,000 25 Start
27/10/1973
Aberdeen 3-1 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 7,081 25 Start
31/10/1973
Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 26,000 25 Start
03/11/1973
Morton 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Sub
22/12/1973
Arbroath 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,711 25 Start
29/12/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 25 Start
05/01/1974
Aberdeen 0-1 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 25 Start
12/01/1974
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 25 Start
19/01/1974
Aberdeen 1-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 25 Start
27/01/1974
Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee
Scottish Cup R3 23,574 25 Sub
02/02/1974
Hibernian 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,700 25 Start
16/03/1974
Aberdeen 6-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 25 Sub
23/03/1974
Heart of Midlothian 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 13,500 25 Sub

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
2
4
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
0
0
17
3
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
14
1
6
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
19
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:
96
13
23
25
2
3
6
3
1
9
2
2
136
20
29
15
8
8
Total Appearances/Goals: 156 29