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John Simpson Squad Index
Information:
1913-14 Squad Number:
Position:
Centre Half
Signed:
02/03/1906
Career History:
Aberdeen University
Aberdeen 2nd March 1906
Aberdeen University 20th September 1909
Aberdeen 18th September 1914
Aberdeen University 21st September 1914
 
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.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
07/05/1906
Leith Athletic 2-3 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 1,000 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