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Bobby Paterson Squad Index
Information:
1954-55 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Right Back
Date of Birth:
01st October 1927
Birthplace:
Newington
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8 1/2
Weight:
10st 12lb
Signed:
09/06/1952
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
Honours:
Scotland Amateur International (2 matches in 1951-52).
 
Profile:
Full Name: Robert Peacock Paterson

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.

Died: Glasgow, 27th August 2011

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
05/10/1953
Inverness Thistle 3-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
10/10/1953
Aberdeen 5-1 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 12,500 26 Start
17/10/1953
Aberdeen 5-0 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 26 Start
24/10/1953
Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
16/04/1955
Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 27 Start
18/04/1955
Keith 0-7 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 27 Start
24/09/1955
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 27 Start
26/09/1955
Aberdeen 4-3 Chelsea
Friendly 20,000 27 Start
01/10/1955
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
League Cup SF 80,000 28 Start
08/10/1955
Aberdeen 3-2 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 28 Start
21/04/1956
Aberdeen 3-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 28 Start
25/04/1956
Airdrie 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 28 Start
28/04/1956
Aberdeen 0-4 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 28 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