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Mike Newell Squad Index
Information:
1997-98 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
27th January 1965
Birthplace:
Liverpool
Nationality:
English
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
11st 12lbs
Signed:
22/07/97
Career History:
Apprentice
Liverpool 1st July 1982
Crewe Alexandra 28th September 1983 Free Transfer
Wigan Athletic 31st October 1983 Free Tranfer
Luton Town 9th January 1986 100,000
Leicester City 16th September 1987 350,000
Everton 27th July 1989 1.1 million
Blackburn Rovers 15th November 1991 1.1 million
Birmingham City 29th July 1996 775,000
West Ham United 19th December 1996 to 1st February 1997 (On Loan)
Bradford City 17th March 1997 to 31st May 1997 (On Loan)
Aberdeen 21st July 1997 150,00
Crewe Alexandra 21st July 1999 Free Transfer
Doncaster Rovers 25th June 1999 Free Transfer
Blackpool 11-02-2000 to 30-05-2001
Tranmere Rovers Reserve Team Manager 10-2001
Hartlepool United 21-11-2002 to 30-05-2003 Manager
Luton Town 23-06-2003 to 15-03-2007 Manager
Grimsby Town 6-10-2008 to 18-10-2009
Accrington Stanley 3-4-2017 Coach
Al-Shabab 20-09-2017 to 10-10-2017 Assistant Manager
Wrexham 19-12-2018 to 7-2-2019 Assistant Manager

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
21/07/1997
Hull City 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 6,034 32 Start
30/07/1997
Aberdeen 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Friendly 9,000 32 Start
02/08/1997
Aberdeen 0-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 12,500 32 Start
09/08/1997
Dumbarton 1-5 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 1,739 32 Start
16/08/1997
Heart of Midlothian 4-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 12,000 32 Start
19/08/1997
Dundee 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 7,457 32 Start
23/08/1997
Aberdeen 1-3 Motherwell
Premier Division 11,522 32 Start
30/08/1997
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee United
Premier Division 12,060 32 Start
10/09/1997
Stirling Albion 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 3,800 32 Start
13/09/1997
Rangers 3-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 50,030 32 Start
20/09/1997
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 49,017 32 Start
27/09/1997
Aberdeen 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Premier Division 9,000 32 Start
04/10/1997
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,290 32 Start
15/10/1997
Aberdeen 1-3 Dundee United
League Cup SF 10,456 32 Start
18/10/1997
Aberdeen 2-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 11,708 32 Sub
25/10/1997
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,065 32 Start
22/11/1997
Dunfermline Athletic 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,738 32 Sub
13/12/1997
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,001 32 Start
20/12/1997
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 8,452 32 Start
27/12/1997
Aberdeen 3-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 13,038 32 Sub
24/01/1998
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 11,488 32 Sub
28/01/1998
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Premier Division 8,661 33 Start
02/02/1998
Celtic 3-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 46,606 33 Start
07/02/1998
Aberdeen 3-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 12,043 33 Start
19/04/1998
Aberdeen 1-0 Rangers
Premier Division 17,981 33 Start
25/04/1998
Kilmarnock 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 8,212 33 Start
02/05/1998
Aberdeen 2-2 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 12,899 33 Start
09/05/1998
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,861 33 Start
18/07/1998
Ross County 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 33 Start
22/07/1998
Inverness CT 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 33 Start
24/07/1998
Bury 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 33 Start
01/08/1998
Dundee 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 7,811 33 Start
12/09/1998
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
SPL 11,760 33 Start
19/09/1998
St. Johnstone 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 5,814 33 Start
23/09/1998
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
SPL 17,862 33 Sub
27/09/1998
Aberdeen 0-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 13,048 33 Sub
04/10/1998
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 8,933 33 Start
17/10/1998
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee
SPL 10,004 33 Sub
31/10/1998
Motherwell 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL 8,146 33 Start
07/11/1998
Aberdeen 2-1 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 10,293 33 Start
14/11/1998
Rangers 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 49,479 33 Start
21/11/1998
Aberdeen 0-1 St. Johnstone
SPL 10,044 33 Start
28/11/1998
Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee United
SPL 11,964 33 Start
05/12/1998
Kilmarnock 4-0 Aberdeen
SPL 9,785 33 Sub
12/12/1998
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 11,137 33 Sub
26/12/1998
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 7,873 33 Sub
29/12/1998
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
SPL 15,269 33 Sub
02/01/1999
St. Johnstone 4-1 Aberdeen
SPL 8,971 33 Sub
23/01/1999
Aberdeen 0-1 Livingston
Scottish Cup R3 10,311 33 Start
30/01/1999
Aberdeen 2-4 Rangers
SPL 19,537 34 Start
06/02/1999
Aberdeen 2-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 9,299 34 Start
20/02/1999
Dundee United 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 8,309 34 Start
27/02/1999
Heart of Midlothian 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 13,957 34 Start
14/03/1999
Aberdeen 1-5 Celtic
SPL 16,825 34 Start
20/03/1999
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,963 34 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
1998-99
14
9
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
15
9
2
3
0
4
1997-98
18
3
4
4
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
22
4
8
2
0
0
Totals:
32
12
6
4
0
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
37
13
10
5
0
4
Total Appearances/Goals: 50 10