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Gary McDonald Squad Index
Information:
2008-09 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Midfielder
Date of Birth:
10th April 1982
Birthplace:
Irvine
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6ft 1in
Weight:
11st 6lbs
Signed:
30 June 2008
Career History:
East Stirling
Kilmarnock 2001-2006
Oldham Athletic 2006-2008
Aberdeen 2008-2010
Hamilton Academical 2010-2011
Morecambe2011-2013
St Johnstone 2012-2015
Peterhead 2015
Kilwinning Rangers 2015-2016
 
Profile:
The 27 year old started his career at Kilmarnock, making his debut in the 2001-02 season and has been capped by Scotland at Under-21 level. Gary was also capped in a Scotland B international against Poland at his home ground, Rugby Park in 2005, scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 victory. In July 2006, McDonald became John Sheridan?s first signing as Oldham manager. On 5 January 2008, The goalscoring midfielder made a national name for himself in the 2007/08 season when he scored the goal that knocked Everton out of the FA Cup. A key player for the Dons in his first campaign, he found the net 6 times from midfield.
Gary McDonald - Season 2008-09

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
12/07/2008
Aberdeen 0-2 Manchester United
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 20,500 26 Start
15/07/2008
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Friendly Dens Park, Dundee 26 Start
18/07/2008
Peterhead 4-0 Aberdeen
Friendly Balmoor Stadium, Peterhead 1,300 26 Start
24/07/2008
DZC 0-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
27/07/2008
FC Zwolle 2-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
30/07/2008
Vitesse Arnhem 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,580 26 Start
31/07/2008
Rietvogels 0-10 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Sub
09/08/2008
Aberdeen 0-2 Inverness CT
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Inverness CT now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 12,659 26 Start
16/08/2008
Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL Fir Park, Motherwell Click here to watch the Highlights of Motherwell v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 5,872 26 Start
23/08/2008
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Rangers now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 16,489 26 Start
27/08/2008
Ayr United 0-1 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 Somerset Park, Ayr Click here to watch the Highlights of Ayr United v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 2,979 26 Start
30/08/2008
St. Mirren 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL St Mirren Park (Love Street), Paisley Click here to watch the Highlights of St. Mirren v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,680 26 Start
13/09/2008
Aberdeen 1-2 Hamilton
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Hamilton now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,865 26 Start
20/09/2008
Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Dundee United now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,041 26 Start
24/09/2008
Kilmarnock 4-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Click here to watch the Highlights of Kilmarnock v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,339 26 Start
18/10/2008
Falkirk 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Click here to watch the Highlights of Falkirk v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 5,662 26 Sub
08/11/2008
Dundee United 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL Tannadice Park, Dundee Click here to watch the Highlights of Dundee United v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 9,490 26 Sub
15/11/2008
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL Easter Road, Edinburgh Click here to watch the Highlights of Hibernian v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,640 26 Sub
22/11/2008
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Rangers v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 50,166 26 Start
29/11/2008
Aberdeen 2-0 Motherwell
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Motherwell now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,302 26 Sub
13/12/2008
Aberdeen 2-1 Falkirk
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Falkirk now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 8,909 26 Start
20/12/2008
Inverness CT 0-3 Aberdeen
SPL Caledonian Stadium, Inverness Click here to watch the Highlights of Inverness CT v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 5,862 26 Start
27/12/2008
Aberdeen 1-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 18,021 26 Start
03/01/2009
Hamilton 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL New Douglas Park, Hamilton Click here to watch the Highlights of Hamilton v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,334 26 Start
10/01/2009
Alloa Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 Recreation Park, Alloa Click here to watch the Highlights of Alloa Athletic v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 3,012 26 Start
13/01/2009
Kilmarnock 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Click here to watch the Highlights of Kilmarnock v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,354 26 Start
18/01/2009
Aberdeen 4-2 Celtic
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Celtic now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 18,100 26 Start
24/01/2009
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Rangers now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 20,441 26 Start
31/01/2009
Falkirk 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Click here to watch the Highlights of Falkirk v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 5,605 26 Start
21/03/2009
Hibernian 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL Easter Road, Edinburgh Click here to watch the Highlights of Hibernian v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,754 26 Start
04/04/2009
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL Fir Park, Motherwell Click here to watch the Highlights of Motherwell v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,686 26 Start
11/04/2009
Aberdeen 1-0 Inverness CT
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Inverness CT now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,114 27 Start
18/04/2009
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL Celtic Park, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Celtic v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 58,581 27 Start
02/05/2009
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Celtic now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 14,752 27 Start
07/05/2009
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL Tannadice Park, Dundee Click here to watch the Highlights of Dundee United v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,407 27 Start
12/05/2009
Aberdeen 0-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,588 27 Start
16/05/2009
Rangers 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Rangers v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 50,295 27 Start
24/05/2009
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Hibernian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 14,083 27 Start
18/07/2009
1860 Munich 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly Hofmaninger-Stadion, Bad Wimsbach, Austria 1,000 27 Start
22/07/2009
Peterhead 2-3 Aberdeen
Friendly Balmoor Stadium, Peterhead 1,954 27 Start
25/07/2009
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly Dens Park, Dundee 3,613 27 Start
30/07/2009
Aberdeen 1-5 Sigma Olomouc
Europa League PR3 1L Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Sigma Olomouc now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 13,973 27 Start
06/08/2009
Sigma Olomouc 3-0 Aberdeen
Europa League PR3 2L Andrýv Stadium, Olomouc Click here to watch the Highlights of Sigma Olomouc v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 7,405 27 Start
09/08/2009
Hull City 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly Kingston Communications Stadium, Hull Click here to watch the Highlights of Hull City v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 8,272 27 Start
15/08/2009
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Celtic now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 16,803 27 Start
15/09/2009
Falkirk 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Click here to watch the Highlights of Falkirk v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,724 27 Start
19/09/2009
Aberdeen 1-0 St. Mirren
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v St. Mirren now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,103 27 Start
22/09/2009
Dundee 3-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 Dens Park, Dundee Click here to watch the Highlights of Dundee v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 6,131 27 Start
26/09/2009
Rangers 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Rangers v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 47,968 27 Start
03/10/2009
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Click here to watch the Highlights of Kilmarnock v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,997 27 Start
17/10/2009
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,629 27 Start
31/10/2009
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL Easter Road, Edinburgh Click here to watch the Highlights of Hibernian v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 13,885 27 Start
07/11/2009
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Johnstone
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v St. Johnstone now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,894 27 Start
21/11/2009
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL Fir Park, Motherwell Click here to watch the Highlights of Motherwell v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,668 27 Start
05/12/2009
Celtic 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL Celtic Park, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Celtic v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 56,010 27 Start
12/12/2009
Aberdeen 1-2 Hamilton
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Hamilton now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 9,499 27 Start
19/12/2009
Aberdeen 0-2 Hibernian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Hibernian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 9,096 27 Start
23/01/2010
Aberdeen 1-0 Kilmarnock
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Kilmarnock now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 12,150 27 Start
27/01/2010
Heart of Midlothian 0-3 Aberdeen
SPL Tynecastle, Edinburgh Click here to watch the Highlights of Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 14,219 27 Start
30/01/2010
Aberdeen 0-3 Motherwell
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Motherwell now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 9,555 27 Start
02/02/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 Falkirk
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Falkirk now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 7,741 27 Start
06/02/2010
Raith Rovers 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R5 Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy Click here to watch the Highlights of Raith Rovers v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 7,045 27 Start
10/02/2010
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL Easter Road, Edinburgh Click here to watch the Highlights of Hibernian v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 10,469 27 Start
13/02/2010
Aberdeen 4-4 Celtic
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Celtic now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 14,898 27 Start
16/02/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 Raith Rovers
Scottish Cup R5 REP Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Raith Rovers now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 8,153 27 Start
20/02/2010
Falkirk 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Click here to watch the Highlights of Falkirk v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,643 27 Start
27/02/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 8,316 27 Start
06/03/2010
Hamilton 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL New Douglas Park, Hamilton Click here to watch the Highlights of Hamilton v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 2,030 27 Start
16/03/2010
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL McDiarmid Park, Perth Click here to watch the Highlights of St. Johnstone v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 3,826 27 Start
05/05/2010
Aberdeen 1-2 Kilmarnock
SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Kilmarnock now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 6,097 28 Start
08/05/2010
St. Mirren 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL St Mirren Park (Greenhill Road), Paisley Click here to watch the Highlights of St. Mirren v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,022 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
2009-10
24
0
3
1
0
0
2
0
1
2
0
0
29
0
4
4
0
0
2008-09
24
4
5
2
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
27
4
6
6
1
1
Totals:
48
4
8
3
0
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
56
4
10
10
1
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 60 10