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Allan Boyd Squad Index
Information:
1955-56 Squad Number:
7
Position:
Outside Right
Date of Birth:
21st November 1929
Birthplace:
Dumbarton
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 7"
Weight:
10st 4lbs
Signed:
20th May 1950
Career History:
Dumbarton Schools
Queens Park 6th May 1946
Aberdeen 20th May 1950
East Fife 26th June 1958, free 30th April 1959
Honours:
British Olympic team 1948, Scottish Amateur International
 
Profile:
Born John Allan Boyd.

Allan played for the Dons throughout the nineteen fifties apart from season 1954-55, thus missing out on the opportunity to be a part of the League winning side.

Qualified as an architect.

Allan died on 25th October 2019.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
02/08/1950
Aberdeen 6-2 Aberdeen Reserves
Friendly 16,000 20 Start
04/08/1950
Aberdeen 3-1 Aberdeen Reserves
Friendly 10,000 20 Start
12/08/1950
Aberdeen 4-3 Clyde
League Cup GD 28,000 20 Start
16/08/1950
Rangers 1-2 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 40,000 20 Start
19/08/1950
Morton 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 18,000 20 Start
26/08/1950
Clyde 4-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 20,000 20 Start
30/08/1950
Aberdeen 2-0 Rangers
League Cup GD 42,000 20 Start
02/09/1950
Aberdeen 6-1 Morton
League Cup GD 25,000 20 Start
09/09/1950
Airdrie 2-5 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 20 Start
16/09/1950
Aberdeen 4-1 Hibernian
League Cup QF 1L 42,000 20 Start
20/09/1950
Hibernian 4-1 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 2L 35,000 20 Start
23/09/1950
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 20 Start
26/09/1950
Aberdeen 3-5 Manchester United
Friendly 8,000 20 Start
30/09/1950
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 20 Start
02/10/1950
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
League Cup QF REP 52,000 20 Start
03/10/1950
Aberdeen 1-5 Hibernian
League Cup QF RE2 50,000 20 Start
07/10/1950
St. Mirren 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 20 Start
14/10/1950
Aberdeen 2-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 20 Start
21/10/1950
Aberdeen 5-3 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 20 Start
28/10/1950
Rangers 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 50,000 20 Start
04/11/1950
Aberdeen 1-2 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 20 Start
11/11/1950
Partick Thistle 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 20 Start
14/04/1951
Aberdeen 4-2 Falkirk
Dewar Shield SF 1L 21 Start
25/04/1951
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Mitchell Cup 12,000 21 Start
28/04/1951
Third Lanark 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 13,500 21 Start
04/05/1951
Plymouth Argyle 2-2 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 11,586 21 Start
01/06/1951
Norwegian County XI 2-7 Aberdeen
Scandinavian Tour 21 Sub
29/09/1951
East Fife 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 21 Start
15/12/1951
Aberdeen 3-1 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 22 Start
22/12/1951
St. Mirren 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 22 Start
29/12/1951
Aberdeen 3-4 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 22 Start
01/01/1952
Dundee 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 26,000 22 Start
02/01/1952
Aberdeen 2-1 East Fife
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
05/01/1952
Airdrie 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
12/01/1952
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
26/01/1952
Aberdeen 3-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 22 Start
02/02/1952
Rangers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 22 Start
09/02/1952
Aberdeen 2-1 Kilmarnock
Scottish Cup R2 19,000 22 Start
16/02/1952
Partick Thistle 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 22 Start
23/02/1952
Dundee United 2-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 26,407 22 Start
27/02/1952
Aberdeen 3-2 Dundee United
Scottish Cup R3 REP 30,000 22 Start
01/03/1952
Raith Rovers 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 22 Start
08/03/1952
Dundee 4-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 40,000 22 Start
12/03/1952
Aberdeen 6-0 Stirling Albion
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 22 Start
15/03/1952
Aberdeen 2-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 22 Start
22/03/1952
Morton 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
29/03/1952
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 22 Start
12/04/1952
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
Dewar Shield SF 1L 22 Start
26/04/1952
Dundee United 4-1 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF 2L 22 Start
05/05/1952
Dundee United 3-7 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF REP 6,500 22 Start
23/08/1952
Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell
League Cup GC 25,000 22 Start
27/08/1952
Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GC 22,000 22 Start
30/08/1952
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
League Cup GC 35,000 22 Start
20/09/1952
Dundee 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
22/09/1952
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
Inter City Cup 1L 12,000 22 Start
27/09/1952
Aberdeen 2-2 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 22 Start
04/10/1952
St. Mirren 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 22 Start
06/10/1952
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
Inter City Cup 2L 8,000 22 Start
11/10/1952
Aberdeen 4-3 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 22 Start
18/10/1952
Airdrieonians 4-7 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 22 Start
25/10/1952
Aberdeen 6-3 East Fife
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
01/11/1952
Aberdeen 5-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
08/11/1952
Raith Rovers 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 22 Start
15/11/1952
Aberdeen 3-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 15,500 22 Start
22/11/1952
Aberdeen 7-2 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 23 Start
29/11/1952
Queen of the South 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 23 Start
06/12/1952
Rangers 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 23 Start
13/05/1953
Newcastle United 4-0 Aberdeen
Coronation Cup 12,000 23 Start
14/09/1953
Keith Select 2-2 Aberdeen
Testimonial 23 Start
21/09/1953
Buckie Thistle 2-1 Aberdeen
Testimonial 23 Start
05/10/1953
Inverness Thistle 3-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
24/10/1953
Ayr United 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
07/11/1953
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 23 Start
06/03/1954
Queen of the South 2-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 24 Start
29/03/1954
Leeds United 3-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 7,500 24 Start
14/04/1954
East Fife 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 24 Start
08/10/1955
Aberdeen 3-2 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 25 Start
10/12/1955
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 26 Start
17/12/1955
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 26 Start
14/01/1956
Hibernian 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 26 Start
25/02/1956
Stirling Albion 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 26 Start
31/03/1956
Aberdeen 3-5 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 26 Start
07/04/1956
Aberdeen 4-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 26 Start
10/04/1956
Celtic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 26 Start
18/04/1956
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 45,000 26 Start
21/04/1956
Aberdeen 3-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 26 Start
25/04/1956
Airdrie 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 26 Start
28/04/1956
Aberdeen 0-4 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 26 Start
30/04/1956
Partick Thistle 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,500 26 Start
18/08/1956
Aberdeen 2-6 Rangers
League Cup G2 35,000 26 Start
08/09/1956
St. Mirren 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 26 Start
20/10/1956
Ayr United 1-6 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 26 Start
03/11/1956
Raith Rovers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 26 Start
10/11/1956
Aberdeen 1-3 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 26 Start
17/11/1956
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 26 Start
24/11/1956
Rangers 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 27 Start
01/01/1957
Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 27 Start
02/01/1957
Partick Thistle 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
11/09/1957
Aberdeen 1-2 Clyde
League Cup QF 1L 18,000 27 Start
14/09/1957
Clyde 4-2 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 2L 15,000 27 Start
21/09/1957
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
23/09/1957
Aberdeen 1-1 Leicester City
Friendly 13,000 27 Start
28/09/1957
St. Mirren 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 27 Start
05/10/1957
Aberdeen 5-1 Airdrieonians
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
02/11/1957
Falkirk 4-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 27 Start
06/11/1957
Norwich City 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 16,519 27 Start
09/11/1957
Aberdeen 5-2 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 27 Start
16/11/1957
Third Lanark 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 27 Start
22/02/1958
Aberdeen 1-2 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 28 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
1957-58
7
0
1
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
3
2
0
1
1956-57
8
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
2
0
0
0
1955-56
13
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
4
0
0
0
1953-54
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
1
5
0
2
1952-53
12
0
5
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
5
3
0
0
1951-52
16
0
5
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
20
0
6
3
0
0
1950-51
10
0
3
10
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
5
6
1
2
Totals:
69
0
21
16
0
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
89
0
26
19
1
5
Total Appearances/Goals: 89 26