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Paul Bernard Squad Index
Information:
1997-98 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Midfielder
Date of Birth:
30th December 1972
Birthplace:
Edinburgh
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 10
Signed:
29/09/95
Career History:
Oldham Athletic 1991-1995
Aberdeen 1995-2001
Barnsley 2001-2002
Plymouth Argyle 2002-2003
St Johnstone 2003-2005
Drogheda United 2005-2006. Retired
 
Profile:
Signed by Roy Aitken, Bernard became the Dons' first million pound signing. Plagued by injury, he did not manage to rid the form he had at Oldham, but still made a useful contribution.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
30/09/1995
Aberdeen 3-0 Raith Rovers
Premier Division 13,983 22 Sub
04/10/1995
Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,927 22 Sub
07/10/1995
Aberdeen 0-1 Rangers
Premier Division 20,351 22 Sub
14/10/1995
Motherwell 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,842 22 Sub
17/10/1995
Ross County 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,250 22 Start
21/10/1995
Aberdeen 3-0 Partick Thistle
Premier Division 12,719 22 Start
24/10/1995
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
League Cup SF 26,131 22 Start
28/10/1995
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 32,275 22 Start
04/11/1995
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Premier Division 14,774 22 Start
08/11/1995
Aberdeen 3-1 Falkirk
Premier Division 11,214 22 Start
11/11/1995
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 45,427 22 Start
18/11/1995
Raith Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,786 22 Start
26/11/1995
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee
League Cup F 33,096 22 Start
02/12/1995
Partick Thistle 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,286 22 Start
09/12/1995
Aberdeen 1-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 11,229 22 Start
13/12/1995
Aberdeen 4-1 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 14,060 22 Start
16/12/1995
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 12,308 22 Start
08/01/1996
Hibernian 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 8,191 23 Start
14/01/1996
Aberdeen 1-2 Celtic
Premier Division 16,760 23 Start
16/01/1996
Falkirk 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,003 23 Start
20/01/1996
Aberdeen 1-0 Partick Thistle
Premier Division 9,149 23 Start
23/01/1996
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,703 23 Start
30/01/1996
Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 6,035 23 Start
07/02/1996
Aberdeen 1-0 Raith Rovers
Premier Division 6,628 23 Start
10/02/1996
Heart of Midlothian 1-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 14,314 23 Start
13/02/1996
Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,090 23 Start
25/02/1996
Aberdeen 0-1 Rangers
Premier Division 19,842 23 Start
02/03/1996
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 7,177 23 Start
09/03/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Airdrie
Scottish Cup QF 11,749 23 Start
23/03/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Premier Division 10,924 23 Start
01/04/1996
Celtic 5-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 35,284 23 Start
06/04/1996
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
Scottish Cup SF 27,785 23 Start
13/04/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
Premier Division 8,943 23 Start
16/04/1996
Partick Thistle 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,568 23 Start
20/04/1996
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 11,303 23 Start
28/04/1996
Rangers 3-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 47,247 23 Start
04/05/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Falkirk
Premier Division 11,831 23 Start
10/05/1996
Lewis & Harris Select 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
16/07/1996
Shelbourne 4-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
17/07/1996
Dundalk 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
20/07/1996
Glentoran 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,000 23 Start
06/08/1996
Zalgiris Vilnius 1-4 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup PR2 1L 1,800 23 Start
17/08/1996
Motherwell 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,206 23 Start
14/09/1996
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 12,000 23 Sub
17/09/1996
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 8,760 23 Start
21/09/1996
Aberdeen 0-2 Hibernian
Premier Division 12,500 23 Start
11/12/1996
Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 11,477 23 Start
14/12/1996
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 10,000 23 Start
21/12/1996
Kilmarnock 3-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,114 23 Start
26/12/1996
Aberdeen 1-2 Celtic
Premier Division 17,000 23 Start
28/12/1996
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
Premier Division 10,000 23 Start
01/01/1997
Dundee United 4-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,736 24 Start
01/03/1997
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
Premier Division 16,331 24 Start
05/04/1997
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 9,000 24 Start
03/05/1997
Aberdeen 2-0 Raith Rovers
Premier Division 10,763 24 Start
10/05/1997
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,027 24 Start
26/07/1997
Rotherham 2-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 24 Start
30/07/1997
Aberdeen 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Friendly 9,000 24 Start
02/08/1997
Aberdeen 0-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 12,500 24 Start
09/08/1997
Dumbarton 1-5 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 1,739 24 Start
16/08/1997
Heart of Midlothian 4-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 12,000 24 Start
19/08/1997
Dundee 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 7,457 24 Start
23/08/1997
Aberdeen 1-3 Motherwell
Premier Division 11,522 24 Start
30/08/1997
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee United
Premier Division 12,060 24 Start
10/09/1997
Stirling Albion 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 3,800 24 Start
13/09/1997
Rangers 3-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 50,030 24 Start
27/09/1997
Aberdeen 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Premier Division 9,000 24 Start
04/10/1997
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,290 24 Start
15/10/1997
Aberdeen 1-3 Dundee United
League Cup SF 10,456 24 Start
18/10/1997
Aberdeen 2-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 11,708 24 Start
25/10/1997
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,065 24 Start
06/12/1997
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Johnstone
Premier Division 10,974 24 Start
09/12/1997
Aberdeen 0-2 Celtic
Premier Division 16,981 24 Start
13/12/1997
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,001 24 Sub
20/12/1997
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 8,452 24 Start
27/12/1997
Aberdeen 3-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 13,038 24 Start
03/01/1998
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
Premier Division 17,025 25 Start
10/01/1998
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 49,542 25 Start
24/01/1998
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 11,488 25 Start
14/03/1998
Dunfermline Athletic 3-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,917 25 Sub
10/02/1999
Raith Rovers 3-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,121 26 Start
27/02/1999
Heart of Midlothian 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 13,957 26 Start
20/03/1999
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,963 26 Start
25/03/1999
Montrose 0-2 Aberdeen
Testimonial 26 Start
03/04/1999
Aberdeen 3-1 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 11,371 26 Start
10/04/1999
Kilmarnock 4-2 Aberdeen
SPL 9,048 26 Start
17/04/1999
Aberdeen 0-4 Dundee United
SPL 11,603 26 Start
25/04/1999
Rangers 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 49,145 26 Start
01/05/1999
Aberdeen 1-0 St. Johnstone
SPL 9,561 26 Start
08/05/1999
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
SPL 9,057 26 Sub
15/05/1999
Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 59,138 26 Start
13/07/1999
Montrose 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,300 26 Start
24/07/1999
St. Pauli 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 4,000 26 Start
27/07/1999
Aberdeen 0-1 Coventry City
Friendly 26 Start
01/08/1999
Aberdeen 0-5 Celtic
SPL 16,080 26 Start
29/08/1999
Aberdeen 0-3 St. Johnstone
SPL 9,600 26 Sub
11/09/1999
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 49,226 26 Start
20/10/1999
Motherwell 5-6 Aberdeen
SPL 5,009 26 Start
23/10/1999
Aberdeen 2-2 Kilmarnock
SPL 10,317 26 Start
30/10/1999
Aberdeen 1-5 Rangers
SPL 16,846 26 Start
27/11/1999
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 11,628 26 Start
01/12/1999
Aberdeen 1-0 Rangers
League Cup QF 12,108 26 Start
08/12/1999
Aberdeen 3-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 10,274 26 Start
11/12/1999
Aberdeen 0-6 Celtic
SPL 16,532 26 Start
27/12/1999
Aberdeen 3-1 Dundee United
SPL 16,656 26 Start
22/01/2000
Rangers 5-0 Aberdeen
SPL 50,023 27 Start
26/01/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
SPL 10,053 27 Start
29/01/2000
St. Mirren 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 7,565 27 Start
05/02/2000
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Johnstone
SPL 17,568 27 Start
08/02/2000
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Mirren
Scottish Cup R3 REP 12,947 27 Start
13/02/2000
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
League Cup SF 9,500 27 Start
20/02/2000
Inverness CT 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 6,290 27 Start
23/02/2000
Dundee 1-3 Aberdeen
SPL 5,784 27 Start
26/02/2000
Aberdeen 4-0 Hibernian
SPL 12,625 27 Start
29/02/2000
Aberdeen 1-0 Inverness CT
Scottish Cup R4 REP 18,451 27 Start
04/03/2000
Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,528 27 Start
12/03/2000
Dundee United 0-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 6,738 27 Start
19/03/2000
Aberdeen 0-2 Celtic
League Cup F 50,073 27 Start
22/03/2000
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 13,249 27 Start
25/03/2000
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,723 27 Start
01/04/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
SPL 16,521 27 Start
09/04/2000
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Scottish Cup SF 22,632 27 Start
12/04/2000
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 11,525 27 Start
15/04/2000
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 12,626 27 Start
02/05/2000
St. Johnstone 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 4,217 27 Start
06/05/2000
Celtic 5-1 Aberdeen
SPL 41,786 27 Start
14/05/2000
Aberdeen 5-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 9,375 27 Start
21/05/2000
Dundee 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 6,449 27 Start
27/05/2000
Aberdeen 0-4 Rangers
Scottish Cup F 50,685 27 Start
21/08/2000
Brechin City 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
24/08/2000
Bohemian Dublin 0-1 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup PR2 2L 8,000 27 Start
27/08/2000
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,541 27 Start
09/09/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Johnstone
SPL 11,026 27 Start
16/09/2000
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 6,876 27 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
2000-01
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1999-00
24
1
4
3
0
0
7
0
1
0
0
0
34
1
5
3
0
0
1998-99
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
1
1
2
0
1
1997-98
15
2
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
20
2
0
2
0
0
1996-97
12
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
14
1
0
3
0
0
1995-96
27
4
1
2
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
0
32
4
2
2
0
0
Totals:
89
9
6
10
0
0
11
0
2
2
0
0
112
9
8
13
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 121 8