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Alex Dyer Squad Index
Information:
1944-45 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Back
Career History:
Plymouth Argyle,
Aberdeen (wartime guest) 1941-1946
Huddersfield Town
 
Profile:
Full name: Joseph Alexander Dyer. Capped for the Army during his time at Pittodrie. Later in his career he moved to Huddersfield Town and wrote to the Evening Express in March 1945: "I miss Aberdeen. I was very happy at Pittodrie. Glad to see the team is still at the top and playing the stuff to keep them there."

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
30/08/1941
Aberdeen 4-0 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League Start
06/09/1941
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
North Eastern League 10,000 Start
13/09/1941
Aberdeen 7-1 St. Bernards
North Eastern League Start
20/09/1941
East Fife 1-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
25/10/1941
Aberdeen 1-1 East Fife
North Eastern League Start
01/11/1941
Aberdeen 4-2 Dundee United
North Eastern League Start
08/11/1941
St. Bernards 2-6 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
15/11/1941
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern Supplementary Cup Start
22/11/1941
Dunfermline Athletic 0-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup Start
29/11/1941
Aberdeen 3-0 Rangers
North Eastern Supplementary Cup Start
06/12/1941
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 15,000 Start
13/12/1941
Dundee United 4-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 8,000 Start
10/01/1942
Dundee United 2-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
17/01/1942
Aberdeen 3-5 Raith Rovers
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
14/02/1942
Raith Rovers 2-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
14/03/1942
Aberdeen 1-0 East Fife
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
21/03/1942
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
28/03/1942
Leith Athletic 0-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 300 Start
04/04/1942
East Fife 1-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
11/04/1942
Aberdeen 3-0 Leith Athletic
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
18/04/1942
Aberdeen 2-1 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
25/04/1942
Aberdeen 8-0 St. Bernards
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
02/05/1942
East Fife 1-1 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup SF 1L 4,000 Start
04/05/1942
Aberdeen 1-3 Scottish Command
Benefit Match 6,000 Start
23/05/1942
Aberdeen 3-1 Dundee United
Mitchell Cup F 2L 15,000 Start
08/08/1942
Raith Rovers 1-3 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
15/08/1942
Aberdeen 5-0 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
22/08/1942
Rangers 2-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
29/08/1942
Aberdeen 4-0 Heart of Midlothian
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
05/09/1942
Aberdeen 6-3 Hibernian
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
12/09/1942
Dundee United 0-4 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 6,000 Start
19/09/1942
East Fife 0-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,500 Start
28/09/1942
Aberdeen 0-0 Newcastle United
Friendly 7,000 Start
17/10/1942
Hibernian 0-7 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
24/10/1942
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
14/11/1942
Aberdeen 3-1 Aberdeenshire Junior Select
Friendly Start
21/11/1942
Aberdeen 9-1 Heart of Midlothian
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 6,000 Start
28/11/1942
Heart of Midlothian 0-6 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 2,000 Start
05/12/1942
Raith Rovers 2-6 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 2,000 Start
12/12/1942
Aberdeen 5-1 Raith Rovers
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 8,000 Start
19/12/1942
Dunfermline Athletic 2-3 Aberdeen
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 3,500 Start
26/12/1942
Aberdeen 6-1 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 12,000 Start
01/01/1943
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
02/01/1943
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
23/01/1943
Aberdeen 4-1 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League 6,000 Start
30/01/1943
East Fife 1-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
06/02/1943
Heart of Midlothian 2-6 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
13/02/1943
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
North Eastern League 6,000 Start
20/02/1943
Rangers 1-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
27/02/1943
Aberdeen 8-3 Heart of Midlothian
North Eastern League 16,000 Start
06/03/1943
Aberdeen 4-1 East Fife
North Eastern League 12,000 Start
13/03/1943
Raith Rovers 1-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
20/03/1943
Aberdeen 2-0 Hibernian
North Eastern League Start
27/03/1943
Dunfermline Athletic 0-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
03/04/1943
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup R1 1L 3,500 Start
10/04/1943
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Mitchell Cup R1 2L 12,000 Start
24/04/1943
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup SF 1L 10,000 Start
01/05/1943
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Mitchell Cup SF 2L 15,000 Start
08/05/1943
Raith Rovers ABANDONED 0-0 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup F 1L 2,000 Start
15/05/1943
Raith Rovers 1-1 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup F 1L 10,000 Start
29/05/1943
Aberdeen 6-2 Raith Rovers
Mitchell Cup F 2L 14,000 Start
17/07/1943
St. Mirren 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 20,000 Start
21/08/1943
Raith Rovers 3-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
28/08/1943
Aberdeen 4-1 Rangers
North Eastern League 12,000 Start
11/09/1943
Dundee United 2-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,500 Start
18/09/1943
Aberdeen 3-0 Falkirk
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
25/09/1943
Aberdeen 2-0 East Fife
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
27/09/1943
Aberdeen 2-1 Queens Park
Friendly 4,000 Start
09/10/1943
Aberdeen 3-0 Heart of Midlothian
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
30/10/1943
East Fife 1-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,500 Start
06/11/1943
Aberdeen 5-1 Dundee United
North Eastern League Start
13/11/1943
Aberdeen 0-5 Scottish Command
Friendly Start
20/11/1943
Falkirk 2-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
20/11/1943
Falkirk 2-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
27/11/1943
Aberdeen 6-1 Raith Rovers
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 5,000 Start
18/12/1943
Aberdeen 0-2 Rangers
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 10,000 Start
03/01/1944
Aberdeen 0-0 East Fife
North Eastern League Start
08/01/1944
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 1,500 Start
29/01/1944
Dundee United 1-7 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
05/02/1944
Aberdeen 3-1 Falkirk
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
12/02/1944
Rangers 3-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
19/02/1944
Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
11/03/1944
Aberdeen 1-0 Raith Rovers
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
18/03/1944
Raith Rovers 2-0 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
25/03/1944
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
01/04/1944
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Mitchell Cup PR1 6,000 Start
22/04/1944
Aberdeen 3-0 Rangers
North Eastern League Start
13/05/1944
RAF Select 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,000 Start
12/08/1944
Aberdeen 2-0 Arbroath
North Eastern League 10,000 Start
19/08/1944
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 13,000 Start
26/08/1944
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
North Eastern League 6,000 Start
02/09/1944
Falkirk 0-5 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
30/09/1944
Aberdeen 5-1 Dundee United
North Eastern League 7,000 Start
07/10/1944
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
14/10/1944
Raith Rovers 2-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,000 Start
21/10/1944
Dunfermline Athletic 3-3 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,500 Start
04/11/1944
Aberdeen 4-1 Rangers
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
11/11/1944
Dundee United 0-5 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 12,000 Start
18/11/1944
Heart of Midlothian 0-7 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
25/11/1944
Arbroath 0-3 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 3,700 Start
09/12/1944
Aberdeen 2-0 Raith Rovers
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
02/01/1945
Arbroath 2-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League Start
27/01/1945
Rangers 1-2 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 4,000 Start
17/02/1945
Aberdeen 8-0 Raith Rovers
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
24/02/1945
Dunfermline Athletic 1-4 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
03/03/1945
Aberdeen 2-2 Arbroath
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
26/05/1945
Aberdeen 2-1 East Fife
Mitchell Cup R1 2L 12,000 Start
02/06/1945
Aberdeen 3-1 Raith Rovers
Mitchell Cup R2 8,000 Start
09/06/1945
Falkirk 2-1 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup SF 1L 4,000 Start
16/06/1945
Aberdeen 7-0 Falkirk
Mitchell Cup SF 2L 10,000 Start
30/06/1945
Heart of Midlothian 0-1 Aberdeen
Mitchell Cup F 2L 12,000 Start
11/08/1945
Aberdeen 3-0 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
15/08/1945
St. Johnstone 2-1 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield R1 1L 4,500 Start
16/08/1945
Aberdeen 4-0 St. Johnstone
Dewar Shield R1 2L 8,000 Start
18/08/1945
Kilmarnock 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 Start
25/08/1945
Aberdeen 6-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) Start
22/09/1945
Aberdeen 4-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 Start
24/09/1945
Aberdeen 1-3 Dundee
Mitchell Cup 12,000 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
1945-46
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
3
0
0
1944-45
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
3
1943-44
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
27
0
2
1942-43
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
3
1941-42
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
5
Totals:
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
1
114
0
13
Total Appearances/Goals: 4 1