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Bobby Paterson Squad Index
Information:
1953-54 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Full Back
Height:
5' 8 1/2"
Weight:
10st 12lb
Signed:
14th June 1952
Career History:
Queen's Park, Aberdeen, Dumbarton.
Honours:
Scotland Amateur International (2 matches in 1951-52).
 
Profile:
Robert Paterson replaced injured skipper Jimmy Mitchell at right-back in the title run-in in season 1954-1955. Signed from Queen's Park in 1952, he was transferred to Dumbarton on the 2nd of August 1958 and his senior career lasted until 1959, when he retired as a Dumbarton player. He then worked as an accountant in Aberdeen and was the club's auditor. Bob eventually retired to Glasgow.
Bobby Paterson

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
05/10/1953
Inverness Thistle 3-3 Aberdeen
Friendly Kingsmills Park, Inverness Start
10/10/1953
Aberdeen 5-1 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 12,500 Start
17/10/1953
Aberdeen 5-0 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 15,000 Start
24/10/1953
Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly Somerset Park, Ayr Start
16/04/1955
Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Celtic Park, Glasgow 35,000 Start
18/04/1955
Keith 0-7 Aberdeen
Benefit Match Kynoch Park, Keith Start
24/09/1955
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 20,000 Start
26/09/1955
Aberdeen 4-3 Chelsea
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 20,000 Start
01/10/1955
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
League Cup SF Hampden Park, Glasgow 80,000 Start
08/10/1955
Aberdeen 3-2 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 17,000 Start
21/04/1956
Aberdeen 3-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 11,000 Start
25/04/1956
Airdrie 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Broomfield Park, Airdrie 8,500 Start
28/04/1956
Aberdeen 0-4 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 16,000 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
1955-56
5
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
1
0
0
1954-55
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
1953-54
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
Totals:
8
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
4
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 9 0