Click here to go back to the AFC Heritage Trust Homepage Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust Logo  
Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust - Player Profile
Sam Spencer Squad Index
Information:
1927-28 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Right Half
Date of Birth:
18th January 1902
Birthplace:
Stoke
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 10 1/2
Weight:
11st 6lbs
Signed:
03/12/1925
Career History:
Trent Vale/Oakhill/Stoke City September 1921/New Brighton May 1923/Mid-Rhondda United 1925-26/Aberdeen 3rd November 1925/Bristol Rovers 1st June 1928/Newry Town December 1928/Port Vale 1929/New Brighton 1931/Winsford United
 
Profile:

Aberdeen Sign a New Half-Back.

It was Officially announced last night that Aberdeen, had signed Samuel Spencer, of Mid Rhonda United F.C. Spencer, who is 23 years of age and is 5ft. 10 in. in height, has lately been playing right half for the Welsh club, but can fill any of the positions in the middle line.
His ability was recognised by Mr William Philip, the chairman, and Mr P. Travers, the manager of the Aberdeen Club, on the occasion of a recent visit to the Tonypandy district when they went to see John Paterson, the Scottish internationalist, in whom they were interested at the time.
Spencer has had previous experience with the Stoke and Brighton and Hove Albion Clubs.

Source: Press & Journal, 4th November 1925

Died: Wallasey, 3rd January 1987
Sam Spencer

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
09/01/1926
Cowdenbeath 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Central Park, Cowdenbeath 5,000 23 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
1927-28
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1926-27
7
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
1
0
0
1925-26
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
Totals:
9
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
1
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 12 0