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Thomas Strang Squad Index
Information:
1903-04 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
20th October 1881
Birthplace:
West Calder
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9 1/2
Weight:
12st 6lbs
Signed:
09/06/1903
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
"Tom Strang, centre-half, has had experience with Celtic and Bolton Wanderers. He is a robust player who never tires, and who has lately been at the top of his form."

Source: Aberdeen Evening Gazette 26th November 1904

Tom captained the team during season 1905-06.
After retiring from football Tom eventually moved to Penicuik where he worked as a miner before he founded Strangs Football Pools in about 1922. He later moved his business to Edinburgh where he died at the age of 66 on 17th August 1947.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
15/08/1903
Aberdeen 1-1 Stenhousemuir
Northern League 8,000 21 Start
22/08/1903
Aberdeen 2-4 Dunfermline Athletic
Northern League 3,500 21 Start
29/08/1903
Aberdeen 5-1 St. Johnstone
Northern League 7,000 21 Start
05/09/1903
Aberdeen 6-0 Peterhead
Scottish Qualifying Cup R1 21 Start
12/09/1903
Stenhousemuir 1-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 4,000 21 Start
19/09/1903
Aberdeen 5-1 Bon Accord
Scottish Qualifying Cup R2 4,000 21 Start
26/09/1903
Aberdeen 1-2 Arbroath
Northern League 6,000 21 Start
28/09/1903
Aberdeen 0-2 Heart of Midlothian
East Scotland League 7,000 21 Start
03/10/1903
Aberdeen 6-1 Inverness Clachnacuddin
Scottish Qualifying Cup R3 4,000 21 Start
10/10/1903
Dundee Wanderers 0-2 Aberdeen
Northern League 2,000 21 Start
17/10/1903
Arbroath 4-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup R4 2,000 21 Start
24/10/1903
Cowdenbeath 3-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 3,000 22 Start
31/10/1903
Aberdeen 3-1 Forfar Athletic
Northern League 4,000 22 Start
07/11/1903
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee Wanderers
Northern League 2,500 22 Start
14/11/1903
Aberdeen 4-2 Montrose
Northern League 4,500 22 Start
21/11/1903
Montrose 4-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 1,000 22 Start
28/11/1903
Aberdeen 8-1 Lochgelly United
Northern League 5,000 22 Start
05/12/1903
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Northern League 5,500 22 Start
19/12/1903
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunblane
Friendly 22 Start
26/12/1903
Lochee United 0-3 Aberdeen
Northern League 1,000 22 Start
02/01/1904
Dundee 'A' 1-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 3,500 22 Start
04/01/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
East Scotland League 22 Start
09/01/1904
Aberdeen 1-2 Third Lanark
Friendly 5,200 22 Start
16/01/1904
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 3,000 22 Start
23/01/1904
Alloa Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 2,500 22 Start
30/01/1904
Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee 'A'
Northern League 2,000 22 Start
13/02/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Leith Athletic
East Scotland League 3,800 22 Start
20/02/1904
Aberdeen 4-0 Lochee United
Northern League 2,000 22 Start
27/02/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Falkirk
East Scotland League 4,200 22 Start
05/03/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 Bon Accord
Aberdeenshire Cup F 4,800 22 Start
12/03/1904
Aberdeen 2-3 Dundee
East Scotland League 5,600 22 Start
19/03/1904
Arbroath 4-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 1,500 22 Start
26/03/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Bernards
East Scotland League 4,400 22 Start
16/04/1904
Aberdeen 5-1 Hamilton
Friendly 22 Start
22/04/1904
St. Johnstone 1-3 Aberdeen
Northern League 2,000 22 Start
23/04/1904
Lochgelly United 3-1 Aberdeen
Northern League 1,000 22 Start
30/04/1904
Aberdeen 1-7 Newcastle United
Friendly 5,480 22 Start
02/05/1904
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
Friendly 2,000 22 Start
07/05/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Airdrie
Friendly 2,600 22 Start
11/05/1904
Peterhead 0-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,000 22 Start
15/08/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Leith Athletic
East Scotland League 22 Start
17/08/1904
Aberdeen 5-1 Dundee
Friendly 22 Start
20/08/1904
Aberdeen 1-2 Falkirk
Div 2 (Old) 6,000 22 Start
27/08/1904
Aberdeen 0-1 Clyde
Div 2 (Old) 5,000 22 Start
03/09/1904
Aberdeen 4-0 Peterhead
Scottish Qualifying Cup R1 1,500 22 Start
10/09/1904
Hamilton 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 3,000 22 Start
17/09/1904
Aberdeen 5-0 Forres Mechanics
Scottish Qualifying Cup R2 3,000 22 Start
24/09/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Abercorn
Div 2 (Old) 3,000 22 Start
26/09/1904
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
East Scotland League 22 Start
08/10/1904
Aberdeen 6-1 Aberdeen University
Scottish Qualifying Cup R3 2,000 22 Start
15/10/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 Inverness Caledonian
Scottish Qualifying Cup R4 4,000 22 Start
22/10/1904
Aberdeen 3-1 Raith Rovers
Div 2 (Old) 4,000 23 Start
29/10/1904
Cowdenbeath 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup R5 5,000 23 Start
05/11/1904
East Stirlingshire 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 2,000 23 Start
12/11/1904
Aberdeen 1-0 Clyde
Scottish Qualifying Cup SF 12,000 23 Start
19/11/1904
Ayr United 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 1,000 23 Start
26/11/1904
Renton 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Qualifying Cup F 9,000 23 Start
10/12/1904
Aberdeen 1-2 Hamilton
Div 2 (Old) 1,000 23 Start
14/12/1904
Aberdeen 1-1 Aberdeen University
Benefit Match 23 Start
17/12/1904
Clyde 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 1,000 23 Start
24/12/1904
St. Bernards 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 2,000 23 Start
31/12/1904
Aberdeen 3-0 East Stirlingshire
Div 2 (Old) 3,000 23 Start
03/01/1905
Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian
East Scotland League 5,000 23 Start
07/01/1905
Raith Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 2,000 23 Start
14/01/1905
Albion Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 3,000 23 Start
21/01/1905
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Bernards
Div 2 (Old) 3,000 23 Start
28/01/1905
Aberdeen 2-1 Queens Park
Scottish Cup R1 16,000 23 Start
04/02/1905
Abercorn 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 2,000 23 Start
18/02/1905
Aberdeen 6-1 Bathgate
Scottish Cup R2 REP 7,000 23 Start
22/02/1905
Kingseat Asylum Club 2-7 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
25/02/1905
Third Lanark 4-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 10,000 23 Start
04/03/1905
Aberdeen 7-2 Albion Rovers
Div 2 (Old) 5,500 23 Start
11/03/1905
Arthurlie 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 1,000 23 Start
18/03/1905
Leith Athletic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 1,500 23 Start
25/03/1905
Aberdeen 2-0 Ayr United
Div 2 (Old) 2,500 23 Start
01/04/1905
Falkirk 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 2 (Old) 1,000 23 Start
29/04/1905
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 23 Start
16/08/1905
Dundee 2-2 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 6,000 23 Start
19/08/1905
Aberdeen 0-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
26/08/1905
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 23 Start
02/09/1905
Aberdeen 2-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 23 Start
09/09/1905
Falkirk 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 23 Start
16/09/1905
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 23 Start
23/09/1905
Airdrie 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 23 Start
25/09/1905
Aberdeen 2-2 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
30/09/1905
St. Mirren 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 23 Start
07/10/1905
Aberdeen 1-0 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
14/10/1905
Third Lanark 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 23 Start
21/10/1905
Aberdeen 2-2 Port Glasgow
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 24 Start
28/10/1905
Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 24 Start
04/11/1905
Aberdeen 3-0 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 24 Start
18/11/1905
Dundee 6-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 24 Start
25/11/1905
Aberdeen 1-2 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 24 Start
02/12/1905
Aberdeen 2-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 24 Start
09/12/1905
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 24 Start
16/12/1905
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 24 Start
23/12/1905
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 24 Start
30/12/1905
Kilmarnock 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 24 Start
02/01/1906
Hibernian 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 24 Start
06/01/1906
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 24 Start
13/01/1906
Motherwell 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
20/01/1906
Queens Park 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 24 Start
27/01/1906
Aberdeen 3-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Scottish Cup R1 6,000 24 Start
03/02/1906
Morton 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
10/02/1906
Aberdeen 2-3 Rangers
Scottish Cup R2 11,023 24 Start
17/02/1906
Aberdeen 1-2 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 24 Start
24/02/1906
Aberdeen 2-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 24 Start
03/03/1906
Aberdeen 1-0 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 10,500 24 Start
10/03/1906
Partick Thistle 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
17/03/1906
Port Glasgow 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 24 Start
24/03/1906
Heart of Midlothian 1-3 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 2,800 24 Start
07/04/1906
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Inter-City League 3,000 24 Start
16/04/1906
Aberdeen 4-2 West Norwood
Friendly 24 Start
05/05/1906
Aberdeen 2-0 Hibernian
East Scotland League 2,500 24 Start
07/05/1906
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
High Cup 3,000 24 Start
15/08/1906
Heart of Midlothian 3-3 Aberdeen
East Scotland League 5,000 24 Start
18/08/1906
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 24 Start
22/08/1906
Aberdeen 2-4 Dundee
East Scotland League 3,000 24 Start
25/08/1906
Aberdeen 0-2 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 24 Start
01/09/1906
Rangers 6-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 24 Start
08/09/1906
Aberdeen 4-2 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 24 Start
15/09/1906
Morton 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
22/09/1906
Aberdeen 0-0 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 24 Start
24/09/1906
Aberdeen 2-1 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 1,200 24 Start
27/09/1906
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
East Scotland League 8,000 24 Start
29/09/1906
Motherwell 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
03/10/1906
Aberdeen 1-0 Aberdeen Wednesday
Benefit Match 24 Start
06/10/1906
Aberdeen 0-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 24 Start
13/10/1906
Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 24 Start
20/10/1906
Aberdeen 0-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 24 Start
27/10/1906
Kilmarnock 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 25 Start
03/11/1906
Aberdeen 2-3 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 25 Start
10/11/1906
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 25 Start
01/12/1906
Hamilton 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 25 Start
08/12/1906
Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 25 Start
01/01/1907
Falkirk 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
02/01/1907
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 25 Start
05/01/1907
Aberdeen 2-3 Clyde
Friendly 3,000 25 Start
12/01/1907
Port Glasgow 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
19/01/1907
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
26/01/1907
Aberdeen 0-0 Johnstone
Scottish Cup R1 5,000 25 Start
09/02/1907
Johnstone 2-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 REP 4,000 25 Start
23/02/1907
Aberdeen 2-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 25 Start
06/03/1907
Aberdeen 4-1 Aberdeen University
Benefit Match 350 25 Start
13/03/1907
Aberdeen 4-1 East End
Friendly 25 Start
16/03/1907
St. Mirren 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
30/03/1907
Third Lanark 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 25 Start
13/04/1907
Aberdeen 3-0 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 25 Start
15/04/1907
Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
20/04/1907
Aberdeen 1-2 Leith Athletic
East Scotland League 25 Start
27/04/1907
Aberdeen 4-2 Newcastle United
Friendly 9,000 25 Start
06/05/1907
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
11/05/1907
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee
High Cup 1L 4,500 25 Start
13/05/1907
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
High Cup 2L 25 Start
14/05/1907
Elgin City 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 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
1906-07
25
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
27
0
0
13
0
1
1905-06
30
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
32
0
2
6
0
0
1904-05
20
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
0
14
0
0
1903-04
20
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
2
19
0
5
Totals:
95
0
3
0
0
0
8
0
1
0
0
0
103
0
4
52
0
6
Total Appearances/Goals: 103 4