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Ian McNeill Squad Index
Information:
1955-56 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Inside Left
Date of Birth:
24th February 1932
Birthplace:
Baillieston, Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 5 1/4
Weight:
10 st 0lbs
Signed:
20/08/1949
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full name: John McKeand McNeill.

Manager of Wigan Athletic and Shrewsbury Town. Assistant Manager of Chelsea.

When he signed up at Pittodrie Ian continued with his apprenticeship as a draughtsman. During his time at Pittodrie, Ian had to do his National Service which interfered with his football for almost two years. On the playing front, he once scored seven goals in a 15-0 victory for the reserves. When he made his first team debut he scored within ten minutes against St Mirren.

Died: Maryfield West Care Home, Aberdeen, 6th October 2017

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
06/01/1951
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 18 Start
17/02/1951
Aberdeen 4-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 18 Start
23/08/1952
Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell
League Cup GC 25,000 20 Start
13/12/1952
Aberdeen 3-2 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 20 Start
20/12/1952
Aberdeen 4-2 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 20 Start
27/12/1952
Hibernian 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 20 Start
31/01/1953
Middlesbrough 6-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 5,000 20 Start
31/08/1955
Dunfermline Athletic 2-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G3 14,000 23 Start
03/09/1955
Clyde 1-2 Aberdeen
League Cup G3 8,000 23 Start
16/11/1955
Arbroath 0-6 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,000 23 Start
26/11/1955
Raith Rovers 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 23 Start
03/12/1955
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 23 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
1955-56
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1954-55
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1952-53
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1950-51
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
Totals:
7
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
1
2
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 10 1