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Mark McGhee Squad Index
Information:
1980-81 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
25th May 1957
Birthplace:
Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 10lbs
Signed:
29th March 1979
Career History:
Cumbernauld Burgh
Bristol City 1973 Apprentice
Celtic 14/051975 (Trial)
Morton 8/07/1975
Newcastle United 31/12/1977 150,000
Aberdeen 29th March 1979 80,000
Hamburg SV 01/07/1984 285,000
Celtic 04/11/1985 150,000
Newcastle United 04/08/1989 200,000
Brage 1991
Reading 10/05/1991-14/12/1994 (Player/Manager)
Leicester City 14/12/1994-07/12/1995 (Manager)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 13/12/1995-05/11/1998 (Manager)
Coventry City 2000 (Scout)
Milwall 25/09/2000-15/10/2003 (Manager)
Brighton 28/12/2003-08/09/2006 (Manager)
Motherwell 18/06/2007-12/06/2009 (Manager)
Aberdeen 12th June 2009, Dismissed 1st December 2010 (Manager)
Bristol Rovers 18/01/2012, Dismissed 15/12/2012 (Manager)
Scotland on 18/01/2013(Assistant-manager)
Motherwell 13/10/2015 to 28/02/2017 (Manager)
Barnet 13/11/2017 to 19/03/2018
 
Profile:
Full Name: Mark Edward McGee

Initially struggled to make an impact at Pittodrie after signing from Newcastle United for 75,000 in 1979. However, under the guidance of Alex Ferguson, McGhee forged a memorable Pittodrie career, and was part of the Dons team of the 80's that carried all before them at home and abroad. Made over 250 appearances, scoring 100 goals before a 280,000 move to SV Hamburg in the German Bundesliga. Another Dons international, McGhee scored against England at Hampden in 1984, before leaving the Dons.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
04/04/1979
Morton 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,500 21 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
1988-89
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1983-84
30
3
13
6
0
3
6
0
2
10
0
6
52
3
24
4
0
1
1982-83
31
1
16
7
0
4
5
0
1
11
0
6
54
1
27
1
1
2
1981-82
29
2
8
10
0
4
6
0
3
5
1
1
50
3
16
4
1
2
1980-81
36
0
13
5
0
3
2
0
1
4
0
1
47
0
18
7
0
3
1979-80
15
6
7
6
1
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
22
7
11
4
1
6
1978-79
11
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
4
1
0
1
Totals:
152
12
61
34
1
18
20
0
7
30
1
14
236
14
100
22
3
15
Total Appearances/Goals: 250 100  

Scottish International Caps
Season Date
Match
Tournament
1983-84 26/05/84
SCOTLAND v England
British Int'l Championship
1983-84 13/12/83
Northern Ireland v SCOTLAND
British Int'l Championship
1982-83 16/06/83
Canada v SCOTLAND
Friendly
1982-83 12/06/83
Canada v SCOTLAND
Friendly
Total Appearances: 4