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Andrew Buchan Squad Index
Information:
1947-48 Squad Number:
6
Position:
Left Half
Date of Birth:
20th November 1923
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Height:
5' 9
Weight:
11st 0lbs
Signed:
20th January 1947
Career History:
Murrayfield Amateurs
Aberdeen 20th January 1947, Freed - 30th April 1948
Dundee 9th July 1948 - 1949
Deveronvale - 1952 retired.
 
Profile:
According to the match programme of 25th January 1947, Andrew had fulfilled a lifetime's ambition by signing for the Dons. He was a corporal in the R.E.M.E. awaiting demob when he signed.
Andy left Dundee when he chose to go part-time in order to join his brother in the business that they ran until they retired - Harry G. Smith Ltd, wholesale drapers. He played for Deveronvale and captained them to Qualifying Cup success in 1951, receiving a benefit match in 1952, against Celtic, when he was forced to retire from playing.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
08/09/1947
Falkirk 2-0 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF 2L 8,000 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
1947-48
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Totals:
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 0 0