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D. B. Lothian Squad Index
Information:
1886-87 Squad Number:
Position:
Left wing
Date of Birth:
28th February 1856
Birthplace:
Wishaw
Nationality:
Scottish
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full name David Bennet Lothian, a co-founder of the Aberdeen Association Football Club, David played as an amateur and professionally was a teacher. Although born in Wishaw, he spent most of his career in Aberdeen and turned out occasionally tor his club, including in their first ever match. In Aberdeen, he taught at Causewayend School before being appointed headmaster at Crathie School, later returning to the city where he was at Porthill and King Street schools before becoming headmaster of Sunnybank School till he retired in 1921.
He died at his home at 15 Kings Gate, Aberdeen on 23rd February 1950.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
11/03/1882
Coupar Angus 4-0 The Aberdeen
Friendly 26 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
1886-87
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1885-86
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
1884-85
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
1883-84
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
1882-83
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
5
0
3
1881-82
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
Totals:
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
2
0
0
0
6
0
2
11
0
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 6 2