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John Hewitt Squad Index
Information:
1982-83 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Forward
Date of Birth:
09th February 1963
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8
Weight:
10st 8
Signed:
1979
Career History:
Middlefield Wasps
 
Profile:
Gothenburg goal hero John Hewitt will forever have his name etched in the history of Aberdeen FC when he scored the Dons goal of the century with his extra time header against Real Madrid in 1983 that meant the Dons had won the European Cup Winners Cup. Often used a substitute, Hewitt had the knack of scoring important goals for the club, including the quickest Scottish Cup goal on record. His 9-second goal against Motherwell in the Cup at Fir Park in 1982 set the Dons on a roller coaster ride that will never be forgotten.
John Hewitt - Season 1982-83

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
05/09/1979
Aberdeen 1-1 Leicester City
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 8,000 16 Sub

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
1988-89
21
6
3
5
0
2
1
1
0
1
0
0
28
7
5
2
0
1
1987-88
26
11
1
5
0
2
4
1
0
3
1
0
38
13
3
3
0
3
1986-87
29
6
11
2
1
2
0
3
1
2
0
0
33
10
14
4
1
1
1985-86
18
5
6
5
0
1
4
0
4
5
1
3
32
6
14
1
0
3
1984-85
11
10
3
0
0
0
4
1
1
1
1
0
16
12
4
1
1
2
1983-84
22
10
12
7
3
4
2
3
0
8
2
0
39
18
16
3
0
3
1982-83
9
7
5
4
3
1
0
1
0
4
5
5
17
16
11
0
0
1
1981-82
22
3
11
6
2
2
6
0
2
5
1
4
39
6
19
3
1
5
1980-81
9
12
2
1
2
1
1
0
0
0
3
0
11
17
3
3
2
1
1979-80
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
0
1
0
Totals:
169
72
54
35
11
15
22
11
8
29
14
12
255
108
89
20
6
20
Total Appearances/Goals: 363 89