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Rory McArdle Squad Index
Information:
2010-11 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Defender
Date of Birth:
01st May 1987
Nationality:
Northern Irish
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
11st 5lbs (72kg)
Signed:
01/07/2010
Career History:
Sheffield Wednesday 2004-2007
Rochdale (Loan) 2005-2006; 2006-2007; permanent 2007-2010
Aberdeen 2010-2012
Bradford City 2012-2017
Scunthorpe United 2017-
 
Profile:
Rory has been capped by Northern Ireland at Under-21 level and made his full debut when Northern Ireland play Turkey and Chile in 2010.

Rory began his career with his home town club Sheffield Wednesday and after two loan spells with Rochdale, he made the move permanent in January 2007, signing a 30-month contract.

He scored at Wembley in the 2008 League Two play-off final, but Rochdale were beaten 3-2 by Stockport County. in 2009-10 though Rory helped 'The Dale' secure automatic promotion after finishing third.


Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
17/07/2010
Fraserburgh 3-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,069 23 Start
18/07/2010
Peterhead 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,200 23 Start
21/07/2010
Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,037 23 Start
24/07/2010
Tamworth 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 734 23 Start
27/07/2010
Port Vale 0-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,824 23 Start
31/07/2010
Brighton 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,821 23 Start
03/08/2010
Brechin City 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,791 23 Start
07/08/2010
Kaiserslautern 2-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 3,403 23 Start
14/08/2010
Aberdeen 4-0 Hamilton
SPL 12,005 23 Start
21/08/2010
St. Johnstone 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,523 23 Start
24/08/2010
Alloa Athletic 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 1,649 23 Start
28/08/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 11,287 23 Start
11/09/2010
Dundee United 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 9,793 23 Start
18/09/2010
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,251 23 Start
22/09/2010
Aberdeen 3-2 Raith Rovers
League Cup R3 5,936 23 Start
26/09/2010
Aberdeen 2-3 Rangers
SPL 15,307 23 Start
02/10/2010
Inverness CT 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 6,144 23 Start
16/10/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 8,999 23 Start
23/10/2010
Aberdeen 4-2 Hibernian
SPL 7,587 23 Start
26/10/2010
Aberdeen 2-1 Falkirk
League Cup QF 6,710 23 Start
30/10/2010
St. Mirren 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 4,589 23 Start
06/11/2010
Celtic 9-0 Aberdeen
SPL 46,446 23 Start
09/11/2010
Aberdeen 1-2 Inverness CT
SPL 7,013 23 Start
13/11/2010
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 44,919 23 Start
20/11/2010
Aberdeen 0-1 St. Johnstone
SPL 7,841 23 Start
26/12/2010
Hibernian 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 10,115 23 Start
29/12/2010
Hamilton 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 2,968 23 Start
01/01/2011
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee United
SPL 12,487 23 Start
08/01/2011
Aberdeen 6-0 East Fife
Scottish Cup R4 6,918 23 Start
15/01/2011
Aberdeen 2-0 St. Mirren
SPL 9,740 23 Start
22/01/2011
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 48,717 23 Start
26/01/2011
Inverness CT 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 4,468 23 Start
29/01/2011
Aberdeen 1-4 Celtic
League Cup SF 38,085 23 Start
01/02/2011
Aberdeen 0-3 Celtic
SPL 12,901 23 Start
06/02/2011
Aberdeen 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic
Scottish Cup R5 5,636 23 Start
19/02/2011
Aberdeen 5-0 Kilmarnock
SPL 7,371 23 Start
22/02/2011
Aberdeen 1-0 Hamilton
SPL 7,019 23 Start
26/02/2011
Aberdeen 0-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 9,100 23 Start
02/03/2011
St. Johnstone 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 2,909 23 Start
07/03/2011
Dundee United 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 7,416 23 Sub
12/03/2011
St. Mirren 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 4,120 23 Sub
16/03/2011
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Mirren
Scottish Cup QF REP 7,330 23 Start
02/04/2011
Motherwell 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 4,458 23 Start
06/04/2011
St. Mirren 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 3,489 23 Start
07/08/2011
Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic
SPL 12,497 24 Start
13/08/2011
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 13,374 24 Start
20/08/2011
Aberdeen 2-1 Inverness CT
SPL 7,989 24 Sub
23/08/2011
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
League Cup R2 5,722 24 Sub
28/08/2011
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 44,070 24 Start
11/09/2011
Hibernian 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 8,972 24 Start
20/09/2011
Aberdeen 3-3 East Fife
League Cup R3 3,964 24 Start
29/10/2011
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
SPL 15,468 24 Start
19/11/2011
Aberdeen 1-2 Motherwell
SPL 8,779 24 Start
03/12/2011
Kilmarnock 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 4,367 24 Start
13/12/2011
St. Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 1,607 24 Sub
17/12/2011
Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian
SPL 7,137 24 Start
02/01/2012
Dundee United 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 11,471 24 Sub
07/01/2012
Forfar Athletic 0-4 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 3,747 24 Start
14/01/2012
Aberdeen 0-0 Kilmarnock
SPL 8,324 24 Start
21/01/2012
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 46,648 24 Start
28/01/2012
Aberdeen 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 8,081 24 Start
04/02/2012
Aberdeen 1-1 Queen of the South
Scottish Cup R5 6,785 24 Start
11/02/2012
Hibernian 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 10,100 24 Start
14/02/2012
Queen of the South 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R5 REP 3,102 24 Start
19/02/2012
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Johnstone
SPL 6,936 24 Start
25/02/2012
St. Mirren 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 3,627 24 Start
03/03/2012
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
SPL 13,127 24 Start
11/03/2012
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 7,640 24 Start
17/03/2012
Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 4,637 24 Start
24/03/2012
Aberdeen 0-1 Inverness CT
SPL 8,939 24 Start
31/03/2012
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 13,292 24 Start
07/04/2012
Aberdeen 3-1 Dundee United
SPL 8,439 24 Start
14/04/2012
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Scottish Cup SF 28,278 24 Start
21/04/2012
Inverness CT 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 3,487 24 Sub
05/05/2012
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 3,893 25 Start
12/05/2012
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Mirren
SPL 10,716 25 Sub

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
2011-12
20
5
0
1
1
1
5
0
0
0
0
0
26
6
1
0
0
0
2010-11
27
1
2
4
0
1
3
1
1
0
0
0
34
2
4
8
0
0
Totals:
47
6
2
5
1
2
8
1
1
0
0
0
60
8
5
8
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 68 5