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Kenny Thomson Squad Index
Information:
1948-49 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
25th February 1930
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
12st 6lbs
Signed:
19/12/1947
Career History:
Banks o' Dee
Aberdeen 19th December 1947
Stoke City 5th September 1952 20,000
Middlesbrough 11th December 1959
Hartlepool 12th October 1962 4,000
Honours:
Reserve for Scotland against Northern Ireland in Belfast in October 1953.
 
Profile:
Full name: Kenneth Gordon Thomson. Went full time with Aberdeen after being demobilised from the RAF.

Transferred from Aberdeen to Stoke City on the 5th September 1952 for 20,000. Died in Middlesbrough 15th June 1969 from a heart attack.

Sent to prison for 6 months in 1965 for his part in match fixing. Subsequently banned for life from playing football.


Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
11/09/1948
Aberdeen 3-1 St. Mirren
League Cup GD 25,000 18 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
1952-53
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
1951-52
20
0
0
6
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
0
11
0
0
1950-51
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1949-50
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
1948-49
3
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
4
0
0
Totals:
29
0
0
18
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
51
0
0
18
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 51 0