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Colin Woodthorpe Squad Index
Information:
1996-97 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Defender
Date of Birth:
13th January 1969
Birthplace:
Liverpool
Nationality:
English
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
12st 4
Signed:
19/07/94
Career History:
Chester City 1985-0990
Norwich City 1990-1994
Aberdeen 1994-1997
Stockport County 1997-2002
Bury 2002-2008
 
Profile:
A Willie Miller signing, Colin came north with a weight of expectation on him having commanded a fee of 400,000. Although he played a fair number of games, he was also missing from many fixtures during his time at Pittodrie and returned to England at the end of season 1996-1997.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
28/07/1994
Tampere PV 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 Start
30/07/1994
Vaasan Palloseura 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 Start
06/08/1994
Aberdeen 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
Testimonial 25 Start
09/08/1994
Skonto Riga 0-0 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup PR2 1L 2,300 25 Start
23/08/1994
Aberdeen 1-1 Skonto Riga
UEFA Cup PR2 2L 8,500 25 Start
27/08/1994
Dundee United 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,332 25 Start
30/08/1994
Partick Thistle 0-5 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 5,046 25 Start
10/09/1994
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,728 25 Start
17/09/1994
Aberdeen 1-1 Partick Thistle
Premier Division 10,425 25 Start
21/09/1994
Falkirk 1-4 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 9,450 25 Start
24/09/1994
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
Premier Division 19,191 25 Start
01/10/1994
Kilmarnock 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 7,445 25 Start
08/10/1994
Celtic 0-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 29,454 25 Start
15/10/1994
Aberdeen 1-3 Motherwell
Premier Division 12,489 25 Start
22/10/1994
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,655 25 Start
26/10/1994
Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic
League Cup SF 44,000 25 Start
29/10/1994
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
Premier Division 11,744 25 Start
05/11/1994
Falkirk 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,185 25 Start
09/11/1994
Aberdeen 0-0 Hibernian
Premier Division 10,882 25 Start
19/11/1994
Partick Thistle 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 3,795 25 Start
25/11/1994
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 45,072 25 Start
03/12/1994
Aberdeen 0-1 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 10,345 25 Start
03/08/1995
Bolton Wanderers 3-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
04/08/1995
Hartlepool United 2-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
12/08/1995
Aberdeen 1-5 Coventry City
Friendly 26 Start
26/08/1995
Falkirk 2-3 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,647 26 Start
30/08/1995
Falkirk 1-4 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 6,387 26 Start
10/09/1995
Aberdeen 2-3 Celtic
Premier Division 16,489 26 Start
16/09/1995
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 11,161 26 Start
20/09/1995
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 9,137 26 Start
23/09/1995
Kilmarnock 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 7,198 26 Start
30/09/1995
Aberdeen 3-0 Raith Rovers
Premier Division 13,983 26 Start
04/10/1995
Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,927 26 Start
07/10/1995
Aberdeen 0-1 Rangers
Premier Division 20,351 26 Start
14/10/1995
Motherwell 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,842 26 Start
02/03/1996
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 7,177 27 Start
09/03/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Airdrie
Scottish Cup QF 11,749 27 Start
16/03/1996
Raith Rovers 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,932 27 Start
23/03/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Premier Division 10,924 27 Start
01/04/1996
Celtic 5-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 35,284 27 Start
06/04/1996
Aberdeen 1-2 Heart of Midlothian
Scottish Cup SF 27,785 27 Start
13/04/1996
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
Premier Division 8,943 27 Start
16/04/1996
Partick Thistle 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 4,568 27 Start
20/04/1996
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 11,303 27 Start
10/05/1996
Lewis & Harris Select 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
16/07/1996
Shelbourne 4-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
20/07/1996
Glentoran 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,000 27 Start
03/08/1996
Aberdeen 1-3 Everton
Testimonial 27 Start
06/08/1996
Zalgiris Vilnius 1-4 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup PR2 1L 1,800 27 Start
10/08/1996
Aberdeen 2-2 Celtic
Premier Division 18,595 27 Start
17/08/1996
Motherwell 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,206 27 Sub
20/08/1996
Aberdeen 1-3 Zalgiris Vilnius
UEFA Cup PR2 2L 8,722 27 Start
03/09/1996
Morton 3-7 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 6,000 27 Sub
07/09/1996
Raith Rovers 1-4 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,055 27 Sub
10/09/1996
Aberdeen 3-1 Barry Town
UEFA Cup R1 1L 13,400 27 Sub
14/09/1996
Aberdeen 3-0 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 12,000 27 Sub
21/09/1996
Aberdeen 0-2 Hibernian
Premier Division 12,500 27 Start
24/09/1996
Barry Town 3-3 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R1 2L 6,500 27 Start
28/09/1996
Dundee United 1-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,359 27 Start
29/10/1996
Brondby 0-0 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup R2 2L 12,005 27 Sub
16/11/1996
Aberdeen 3-3 Dundee United
Premier Division 13,800 27 Sub
23/11/1996
Hibernian 0-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 11,522 27 Sub
18/01/1997
Raith Rovers 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 3,950 28 Start
23/01/1997
Hibernian 2-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 9,588 28 Start
28/01/1997
Aberdeen 0-0 Hibernian
Scottish Cup R3 REP 15,464 28 Start
01/02/1997
Aberdeen 2-1 Kilmarnock
Premier Division 8,000 28 Start
10/02/1997
Aberdeen 0-0 Heart of Midlothian
Premier Division 9,000 28 Start
23/02/1997
Dunfermline Athletic 3-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 5,536 28 Start
01/03/1997
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
Premier Division 16,331 28 Start
15/03/1997
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee United
Premier Division 13,645 28 Start
22/03/1997
Hibernian 3-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,669 28 Start
26/03/1997
Aberdeen 1-2 Wimbledon
Testimonial 8,716 28 Start
12/04/1997
Heart of Midlothian 0-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 11,186 28 Start
20/04/1997
Celtic 3-0 Aberdeen
Premier Division 47,295 28 Start
03/05/1997
Aberdeen 2-0 Raith Rovers
Premier Division 10,763 28 Start
10/05/1997
Kilmarnock 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 10,027 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
1996-97
14
5
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
3
2
0
19
8
0
4
0
0
1995-96
15
0
1
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
2
4
0
0
1994-95
14
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
19
0
0
3
0
0
Totals:
43
5
1
5
1
1
4
0
0
5
2
0
57
8
2
11
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 65 2