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Robert Connor Squad Index
Information:
1991-92 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Central Midfielder
Date of Birth:
04th August 1960
Birthplace:
Kilmarnock
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
11st 4lbs
Signed:
15/08/86
Career History:
Ayr United BC
Ayr United 5th August 1977
Dundee 9th June 1984 47,000
Aberdeen Aberdeen 11th August 1986 275,000 + Ian Angus
Kilmarnock 11th August 1994
Ayr United 2nd July 1996
Partick Thistle 1st August 1997
Queen of the South 1st February 1998
Albion Rovers Youth Coach 1999-2000
Irvine Meadow 2000-01 Player-coach
Ayr United manager 2nd May 2005 to 26th February 2007
 
Profile:
Signed from Dundee in 1986 in a deal that took Ian Angus to Dens Park, Connor went on to play an integral part of the Aberdeen midfield that won the cup double in 1989-90. Provided the perfect foil for Jim Bett and Neil Simpson in the Aberdeen side that struggled to match the clubs glory days in the post-Fergie era. Along with Alex McLeish and Bett, Connor left he Dons in 1994, in his case to join Kilmarnock.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
16/08/1986
Aberdeen 2-0 Hamilton
Premier Division 10,316 26 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
1993-94
21
4
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
24
6
1
3
0
0
1992-93
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
1
0
0
0
0
1991-92
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
13
0
0
4
0
0
1990-91
29
0
6
4
0
0
1
0
0
3
0
0
37
0
6
7
0
2
1989-90
33
0
1
5
0
0
5
0
0
2
0
0
45
0
1
2
0
0
1988-89
36
0
4
5
0
0
5
0
1
2
0
0
48
0
5
3
0
0
1987-88
32
2
1
3
0
1
3
1
1
4
0
0
42
3
3
3
0
1
1986-87
30
2
4
3
0
2
3
0
0
1
0
0
37
2
6
1
0
0
Totals:
197
9
17
21
1
3
17
1
2
16
1
0
251
12
22
23
0
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 263 22  

Scottish International Caps
Season Date
Match
Tournament
1990-91 12/09/90
SCOTLAND v Romania
Euro Championship Qualifier
1988-89 27/05/89
SCOTLAND v England
Rous Cup
1987-88 17/02/88
Saudi Arabia v SCOTLAND
Friendly
1985-86 29/04/86
Holland v SCOTLAND
Friendly
Total Appearances: 4