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John Burridge Squad Index
Information:
1993-94 Squad Number:
1
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
03rd December 1951
Birthplace:
Workington
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 10
Weight:
13st 2lbs
Signed:
1st March 1994
Career History:
Apprentice
Workington Town
Worksop Town 1-1-70
Blackpool 21-4-70 (On Loan), 10-5-71 (Permanent) 10,000
Aston Villa 1-9-1975 100,000
Southend United 30-1-78 to 6-3-78 (On Loan)
Crystal Palace 9-3-1978 65,000/Queens Park Rangers 19-12-80 200,000
Wolves 26-8-82 75,000
Derby County 21-9-84 to 25-10-1984
Sheffield United 26-10-84 10,000/Southampton 11-8-87 30,000
Newcastle United 3-10-89 25,000
Hibernian 7-8-91 (On Loan, then Permanent) 150,000
Newcastle United 13-8-93 Free (part-time player/goalkeeping coach)
Scarborough 29-10-93
Lincoln City 24-12-93
Enfield 2-94
Aberdeen 1-3-94
Dumbarton 1-10-94
Falkirk 19-11-94
Manchester City 15-12-94
Notts County 11-8-95
Witton Albion 1-10-95
Darlington 17-11-95
Gateshead 1-1-96
Grimsby Town 20-12-95
Northampton Town 26-1-96
Queen of the South 1-3-96/Durham City 3-96
Gateshead 3-96
Purfleet 3-96
Blyth Spartans 1-8-96
Scarborough 9-12-96
 
Profile:
John, nicknamed Budgie, did not play many games for the Dons, but proved a popular character at the club. In a playing career lasting from 1969 to 1997 he played for over 30 clubs, retiring as a player at the age of 46.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
02/04/1994
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 45,888 42 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
1993-94
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
Totals:
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 4 0