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Bert MacLachlan Squad Index
Information:
1926-27 Squad Number:
6
Position:
Defender
Date of Birth:
18th February 1892
Birthplace:
Kirkcudbright
Signed:
1914
Career History:
St Cuthbert Wanderers, Aston Villa, Aberdeen, Hearts
 
Profile:
McLachlan's Pittodrie career was interrupted by the First World War in 1916 after he had joined the Dons from Aston Villa two years previously. A strong left half who was made captain in 1919, McLachlan was a colossus in the Aberdeen side and after representing the Scottish League, he moved to Hearts in 1927. His one appearance in season 1916-1917 was whilst he was on furlough from the Forces.
Bert MacLachlan

Senior Aberdeen Debut:
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
15/08/1914
Dundee 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Dens Park, Dundee 10,000 22 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
1926-27
27
0
5
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
5
0
0
1
1925-26
31
0
1
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
1
1
0
0
1924-25
35
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
41
0
0
0
0
0
1923-24
38
0
1
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
45
0
1
0
0
0
1922-23
31
0
1
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
35
0
1
0
0
0
1921-22
39
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
46
0
0
0
0
0
1920-21
25
0
1
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
29
0
1
1
0
0
1919-20
30
0
2
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
34
0
2
0
0
0
1916-17
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1915-16
25
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
1
0
0
0
1914-15
36
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
4
0
0
0
Totals:
318
0
16
0
0
0
43
0
0
0
0
0
361
0
16
2
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 361 16