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John Simpson Squad Index
Information:
1907-08 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Signed:
02/03/1906
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full name: John James Simpson.

Played as an amateur and usually named J.J. Simpson in the press.

Another "find" is J. J. Simpson, who played centre-half. He has all the qualifications for being a great player.
"Wee" Simpson is a nipper at goal mouth. He knows when to get there.

Source: Bon-Accord, 29th March 1906

Brother of Bobby Simpson. After football he became a draper and was the managing director of Simpsons (Aberdeen) Ltd.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
07/05/1906
Leith Athletic 2-3 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 1,000 Start
07/10/1907
Aberdeen 5-1 Peterhead
Friendly Start
07/03/1908
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 Start
05/01/1909
Aberdeen 9-3 Pilgrims
Friendly Start
01/05/1909
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Friendly 4,500 Start
03/05/1909
Aberdeen 5-2 Buckie Thistle
Fleming Charity Shield SF Start
08/05/1909
Aberdeen 2-0 Peterhead
Fleming Charity Shield F 1,800 Start
15/04/1914
Aberdeen 4-2 Former Players
Benefit Match 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
1913-14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1908-09
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1907-08
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
1905-06
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Totals:
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
7
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 1 0