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Jack Allister Squad Index
Information:
1956-57 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Right Half
Date of Birth:
30th June 1927
Birthplace:
Edinburgh
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9
Weight:
11st 5lb
Signed:
11th October 1952
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full name: John Grandison Allister.

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. Jack became a bit restless at Pittodrie after missing out on games in the early part of season 1955-56 and put in a transfer request. He was turned done and went on to play many more games for the Dons.
Before his transfer to Chesterfield in June 1958, Allister went on to become a League and League Cup winner during his spell at Pittodrie.

Died: Edinburgh, 11th February 1999

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) 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
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
0
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
17
25
0
2
21
0
4
0
0
0
163
0
23
16
0
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 163 23