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Jim Whyte Squad Index
Information:
1964-65 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Right Back
Date of Birth:
29th September 1944
Birthplace:
Kilsyth
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9
Weight:
11st 10lb
Signed:
1st September 1962
Career History:
Twechar Youth Club
Kilsyth Rangers
Aberdeen 1st September 1962
Kilmarnock 26th December 1970
Kirkintilloch Rob Roy 4th August 1975
Honours:
Scotland Under-23 International (2 Caps in the 1966-1967 season).
 
Profile:
Full name: James Boyes Whyte.

A Tommy Pearon signing in 1962, Jim settled into the Pittodrie reserve team and developed into a regular first team player by season 1965-1966. He was a mainstay of Eddie Turnbull's teams and played in the Scottish Cup Final of 1967. Transferred to Kilmarnock in 1970, Jim eventually returned to work at Pittodrie in a commercial role and was a founding member of the AFC Former Players Association.

Played for Clyde in a testimonial match in August 1975.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
01/05/1965
St. Johnstone 2-0 Aberdeen
Summer Cup 4,000 20 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
1970-71
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
1969-70
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
4
0
0
1968-69
19
0
1
6
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
31
0
1
6
0
0
1967-68
28
0
0
6
0
0
3
0
0
4
0
0
41
0
0
14
0
1
1966-67
30
0
3
10
0
2
6
0
0
0
0
0
46
0
5
3
1
2
1965-66
25
0
2
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
29
0
3
3
0
0
1964-65
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
Totals:
105
0
6
24
0
2
19
0
1
4
0
0
152
0
9
37
1
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 152 9