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Jack Allister Squad Index
Information:
1957-58 Squad Number:
6
Position:
Left Half
Date of Birth:
30th June 1927
Birthplace:
Edinburgh
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9
Weight:
11st 5lb
Signed:
11th October 1952
Career History:
Tranent Juniors/Chelsea 18th June 1949/Aberdeen 4th October 1952 7,500/Chesterfield June 1958 500/Elgin City October 1958/Deveronvale 14th August 1959, Freed in October 1961/Stirling Albion trainer October 1961, resigned November 1961/Deveronvale November 1961
 
Profile:
Part of the Aberdeen side that won the title in 1955 and alongside Young and Glen he formed part of a formidable half back line. A competitive player signed from Chelsea in 1952. Before his transfer to Chesterfield in June 1958, Allister went on to become a League and League Cup winner during his spell at Pittodrie. Full name: John Grandison Allister. Died: Edinburgh, 11th February 1999
Jack Allister

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
11/10/1952
Aberdeen 4-3 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 17,000 25 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
1957-58
3
0
0
8
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
1
0
0
0
1956-57
20
0
6
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
24
0
6
5
0
3
1955-56
22
0
1
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
1
2
0
1
1954-55
21
0
4
5
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
0
32
0
5
3
0
0
1953-54
26
0
5
6
0
1
5
0
1
0
0
0
37
0
7
4
0
1
1952-53
25
0
2
0
0
0
9
0
2
0
0
0
34
0
4
2
0
0
Totals:
117
0
18
25
0
2
21
0
4
0
0
0
163
0
24
16
0
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 163 24