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Information:
1994-95 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Central Midfield
Date of Birth:
24th November 1958
Birthplace:
Irvine
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 0
Weight:
13st 0lbs
Signed:
27/06/92
Career History:
St Andrews Academy, Saltcoats
Ayr United BC
Celtic BC
Celtic S Form 1972
Celtic 5th June 1975
Newcastle United 10th January 1990 500,000
St Mirren 23rd August 1991 Player-coach 150,000
Aberdeen 24th June 1992 Player-assistant Manager 100,000; 12th February 1995 Manager, Sacked on 11th November 1997
Maldives 8th February 1998 to 29th March 1998 Manager
Leeds United 1st October 1998 to 17th June 2003 Assistant Manager
Aston Villa Assistant Manager 17th June 2003 to 4th August 2006, Caretaker Manager ? 20th July 2006 to 4th August 2006
Scotland Coach 29th January 2007 to 28th November 2007
Birmingham City coach 28th November 2007 to 5th July 2010
Al-Ahli (UAE) 5th July 2010 to 22nd April 2011 Assistant Manager; 8th December 2011 to 30th June 2017 Sporting Director
 
Profile:
A tough, bustling midfielder who came to Pittodrie to help then manager Willie Miller. Succeeded Miller in the hotseat in 1995 when he guided the team to success in the League Cup of that year.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
18/07/1992
Nairn County 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 900 33 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
1994-95
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
1
0
1993-94
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1992-93
18
8
2
5
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
26
9
2
4
1
0
Totals:
18
11
2
5
0
0
3
1
0
0
1
0
26
13
2
5
2
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 39 2