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Willie Clydesdale Squad Index
Information:
1959-60 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Right Back
Date of Birth:
14th September 1935
Birthplace:
Fallin, Stirling
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11 1/2
Weight:
12st 7lbs
Signed:
21st August 1956
Career History:
Glencairn
Petershill
Aberdeen 21st August 1956
Hartlepool 20th July 1960
Easington Colliery Welfare
 
Profile:
Full Name: William McLay Clydesdale


Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
22/03/1958
Aberdeen 3-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 22 Start
29/03/1958
Clyde 5-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 22 Start
20/08/1958
Aberdeen 0-1 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 22 Start
27/08/1958
Hibernian 4-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 16,000 22 Start
30/08/1958
Falkirk 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup G4 6,000 22 Start
06/09/1958
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
13/09/1958
Aberdeen 4-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 7,500 22 Start
20/09/1958
Third Lanark 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
22/09/1958
Aberdeen 1-2 British Army XI
Friendly 8,000 23 Start
27/09/1958
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 23 Start
04/10/1958
Partick Thistle 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
11/10/1958
Stirling Albion 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,460 23 Start
18/10/1958
Aberdeen 4-0 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 23 Start
25/10/1958
Aberdeen 5-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 23 Start
01/11/1958
Kilmarnock 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 23 Start
08/11/1958
St. Mirren 1-5 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 23 Start
15/11/1958
Aberdeen 2-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 23 Start
22/11/1958
Clyde 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 23 Start
29/11/1958
Aberdeen 5-0 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 23 Start
06/12/1958
Heart of Midlothian 5-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 23 Start
13/12/1958
Aberdeen 0-4 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 23 Start
20/12/1958
Aberdeen 1-3 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 23 Start
27/12/1958
Airdrie 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 23 Start
01/01/1959
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 23 Start
03/01/1959
Dunfermline Athletic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 23 Start
24/01/1959
Aberdeen 3-4 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 23 Start
31/01/1959
Aberdeen 2-1 East Fife
Scottish Cup R1 14,000 23 Start
07/02/1959
Aberdeen 4-1 Stirling Albion
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 23 Start
14/02/1959
Aberdeen 3-0 Arbroath
Scottish Cup R2 15,600 23 Start
18/02/1959
Hibernian 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 23 Start
21/02/1959
Falkirk 5-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 23 Start
28/03/1959
Queen of the South 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 23 Start
04/04/1959
Aberdeen 1-1 Third Lanark
Scottish Cup SF 25,000 23 Start
05/09/1959
Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 23 Start
12/09/1959
Dunfermline Athletic 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,650 23 Start
17/11/1959
Aberdeen 4-3 Fulham
Friendly 15,000 24 Start
30/01/1960
Aberdeen 0-0 Brechin City
Scottish Cup R1 12,000 24 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
1959-60
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
1958-59
25
0
1
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
1
1
0
0
1957-58
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Totals:
29
0
1
2
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
35
0
1
2
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 35 1