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John Craig Squad Index
Information:
1974-75 Squad Number:
8
Position:
Inside Left
Date of Birth:
10th April 1954
Birthplace:
Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 7
Weight:
10st 0lbs
Signed:
17th January 1970
Career History:
Lourdes Academy
Chelsea 10th May 1969
Aberdeen 17th January 1970
Partick Thistle 22nd March 1975 6,000
Hearts 9th September 1978 part-exchange with D McQuade for D. Park
Morton 21st July 1979 Free Transfer
Keith 18th October 1980, Released on 30th April 1983
Honours:
Reserve League Cup 1972-73, Reserve League 1972-73, Scottish Young Player of the Year 1973
 
Profile:
Full Name: John Vaughan Craig

Died: Tenerife, 19th November 2005

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
04/04/1972
Peterhead 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 17 Start
01/08/1973
Aberdeen 0-1 Manchester City
Friendly 21,000 19 Sub
04/08/1973
Aberdeen 3-0 Sunderland
Friendly 8,000 19 Sub
11/08/1973
Aberdeen 3-1 Motherwell
League Cup G4 10,722 19 Sub
15/09/1973
St. Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 19 Sub
20/10/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 7,351 19 Sub
17/11/1973
Aberdeen 3-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 19 Sub
21/11/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Celtic
League Cup G4 15,500 19 Start
24/11/1973
East Fife 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,597 19 Start
22/12/1973
Arbroath 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,711 19 Start
29/12/1973
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 19 Start
01/01/1974
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,451 19 Start
24/02/1974
Dunfermline Athletic 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,959 19 Sub
02/10/1974
Newcastle United 3-2 Aberdeen
Texaco Cup QF 18,838 20 Start
05/10/1974
Heart of Midlothian 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 20 Start
12/10/1974
Aberdeen 3-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 20 Start
19/10/1974
Dumbarton 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 20 Start
26/10/1974
Aberdeen 5-1 Arbroath
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 20 Start
02/11/1974
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 29,000 20 Start
09/11/1974
Aberdeen 1-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 20 Start
16/11/1974
Aberdeen 3-3 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 7,500 20 Start
27/11/1974
Dundee United 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 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
1974-75
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
1
0
0
1973-74
4
4
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
5
0
0
2
0
1971-72
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
Totals:
12
4
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
5
0
2
2
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 18 0