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John Ogston Squad Index
Information:
1958-59 Squad Number:
1
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
15th January 1939
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 1 1/2
Weight:
12st 4lbs
Signed:
4th May 1957
Career History:
Banks o'Dee
Aberdeen 4th May 1957
Liverpool 25th September 1965 12,000
Doncaster Rovers 1st August 1968 - 1971
Buckie Thistle 12th August 1971
Huntly 6th May 1972
Fraserburgh 26th February 1974
Deveronvale 3rd August 1974, Cancelled - 16th September 1974
Honours:
Scotland Under-23 (3 matches in 1960-61 / 1961-62). Played for the Scottish League against a Scotland XI in January 1961, and for The Army versus Scotland Under-23 in February 1961.
 
Profile:
Full name: John Kessack Ogston.

Was a National Serviceman in the Royal Engineers in 1960/61, stationed at Southampton and was considered one of the most travelled players in British football. Played for Scotland's Under-23 team v Scottish Second Division in January 1961, at Falkirk. Was in the Scotland squad for three World Cup qualifying matches in May 1961, versus Eire (twice) and Czechoslovakia. Described as tall and burly with capable, big hands. ".

Source: Blackpool programme, 28th January 1961

Died: Aberdeen, 16th August 2017

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
20/12/1958
Aberdeen 1-3 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 19 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
1965-66
1
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
1964-65
34
0
0
6
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
42
0
0
8
0
0
1963-64
34
0
0
6
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
44
0
0
9
0
0
1962-63
34
0
0
6
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
43
0
0
1
0
0
1961-62
31
0
0
6
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
42
0
0
2
0
0
1960-61
26
0
0
3
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
31
0
0
1
0
0
1959-60
16
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
1
0
0
1958-59
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
Totals:
179
0
0
34
0
0
17
0
0
0
0
0
230
0
0
22
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 230 0