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Harry Melrose Squad Index
Information:
1966-67 Squad Number:
8
Position:
Inside Right
Date of Birth:
31st May 1935
Birthplace:
Edinburgh
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 7
Weight:
10st 6lbs
Signed:
9th October 1965
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Signed from Dunfermile Athletic for a fee of 10,000. Harry was in charge of the team when they played as the Washington Whips in the summer of '67 while Eddie Turnbull was unwell.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
09/10/1965
Hamilton 0-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 30 Start
16/10/1965
Aberdeen 2-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 30 Start
23/10/1965
Clyde 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 1,500 30 Start
30/10/1965
Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,541 30 Start
06/11/1965
Aberdeen 1-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 30 Start
13/11/1965
Partick Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 30 Start
20/11/1965
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 30 Start
27/11/1965
Morton 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 30 Start
01/12/1965
Aberdeen 4-1 Slovan Bratislava
Friendly 5,860 30 Start
11/12/1965
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 30 Start
18/12/1965
Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 30 Start
25/12/1965
Aberdeen 1-3 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 30 Start
03/01/1966
Aberdeen 2-3 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 30 Start
08/01/1966
Stirling Albion 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,035 30 Start
15/01/1966
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 30 Start
29/01/1966
Aberdeen 5-2 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 30 Start
05/02/1966
Hamilton 1-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 2,600 30 Start
23/02/1966
Aberdeen 5-0 Dundee United
Scottish Cup R2 14,000 30 Start
26/02/1966
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 30 Start
02/03/1966
Aberdeen 2-0 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 30 Start
05/03/1966
Dumbarton 0-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 10,000 30 Start
09/03/1966
Kilmarnock 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 30 Start
12/03/1966
Aberdeen 2-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 30 Start
19/03/1966
Falkirk 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 30 Start
21/03/1966
Dunfermline Athletic 2-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 30 Start
26/03/1966
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
Scottish Cup SF 49,350 30 Start
29/03/1966
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
Scottish Cup SF REP 40,850 30 Start
04/04/1966
Aberdeen 5-3 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 30 Start
09/04/1966
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 30 Start
13/04/1966
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 30 Start
16/04/1966
Dundee United 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 30 Start
20/04/1966
Dundee 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 30 Start
23/04/1966
Aberdeen 1-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 30 Start
30/04/1966
Hibernian 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 30 Start
04/05/1966
Rothes 1-5 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 30 Start
17/05/1966
Crystal Palace 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 4,944 30 Start
06/08/1966
Aberdeen 2-1 Manchester City
Friendly 7,000 31 Start
13/08/1966
Aberdeen 3-0 St. Johnstone
League Cup G1 5,000 31 Start
17/08/1966
Dundee 3-4 Aberdeen
League Cup G1 9,500 31 Start
20/08/1966
Aberdeen 4-1 Dundee United
League Cup G1 11,000 31 Start
27/08/1966
St. Johnstone 0-3 Aberdeen
League Cup G1 5,000 31 Start
31/08/1966
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee
League Cup G1 12,000 31 Start
03/09/1966
Dundee United 3-4 Aberdeen
League Cup G1 5,000 31 Start
10/09/1966
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 Start
14/09/1966
Morton 3-1 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 1L 4,750 31 Start
17/09/1966
Aberdeen 3-2 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 31 Start
21/09/1966
Aberdeen 3-0 Morton
League Cup QF 2L 19,000 31 Start
24/09/1966
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 31 Start
01/10/1966
Aberdeen 1-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 31 Start
05/10/1966
Aberdeen 9-2 Deveronvale
Friendly 31 Start
08/10/1966
Dunfermline Athletic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 31 Start
15/10/1966
Aberdeen 2-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 31 Start
19/10/1966
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
League Cup SF 38,600 31 Start
24/10/1966
Aberdeen 0-2 Rangers
League Cup SF REP 38,000 31 Start
29/10/1966
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 Start
05/11/1966
Aberdeen 3-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 Start
10/12/1966
Falkirk 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,565 31 Start
17/12/1966
Stirling Albion 2-6 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 1,375 31 Start
24/12/1966
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 28,000 31 Start
31/12/1966
Aberdeen 4-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 31 Start
02/01/1967
Aberdeen 5-2 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 31 Start
03/01/1967
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,200 31 Start
14/01/1967
Clyde 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 31 Start
18/01/1967
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 31,000 31 Start
21/01/1967
Aberdeen 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 31 Start
28/01/1967
Dundee 0-5 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 23,000 31 Start
04/02/1967
Ayr United 2-5 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,100 31 Start
11/02/1967
Aberdeen 7-0 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 31 Start
18/02/1967
Aberdeen 5-0 St. Johnstone
Scottish Cup R2 22,800 31 Start
25/02/1967
Hibernian 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,500 31 Start
04/03/1967
Heart of Midlothian 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 31 Start
11/03/1967
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 37,200 31 Start
18/03/1967
Partick Thistle 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 31 Start
22/03/1967
Aberdeen 3-0 Hibernian
Scottish Cup QF REP 44,000 31 Start
25/03/1967
Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 31 Start
27/03/1967
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 Start
01/04/1967
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
Scottish Cup SF 41,500 31 Start
08/04/1967
Aberdeen 6-1 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 31 Start
15/04/1967
Aberdeen 1-0 Stirling Albion
Div 1 (Old) 7,500 31 Start
19/04/1967
Celtic 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 33,000 31 Start
29/04/1967
Aberdeen 0-2 Celtic
Scottish Cup F 126,102 31 Start
16/05/1967
Peterhead 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 31 Start
18/05/1967
Aberdeen 7-0 Arbroath
Friendly 31 Sub
20/06/1967
Aberdeen 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
American Soccer League East 7,487 32 Sub
01/07/1967
Dundee United 0-2 Aberdeen
American Soccer League East 6,839 32 Start
04/07/1967
Bangu 0-1 Aberdeen
American Soccer League East 12,380 32 Start
08/07/1967
Aberdeen 1-2 Shamrock Rovers
American Soccer League East 9,760 32 Start
02/08/1967
Aberdeen 2-1 Chelsea
Friendly 29,000 32 Start
26/08/1967
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
League Cup G2 50,000 32 Start
14/10/1967
Aberdeen 6-0 Dundee United
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 32 Start
21/10/1967
Heart of Midlothian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 32 Start
04/11/1967
Partick Thistle 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,530 32 Start
11/11/1967
Aberdeen 6-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 32 Start
18/11/1967
Hibernian 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 32 Start
25/11/1967
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 32 Start
29/11/1967
Standard Liege 3-0 Aberdeen
European Cup Winners Cup R2 1L 30,000 32 Start
02/12/1967
Falkirk 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 32 Start
06/12/1967
Aberdeen 2-0 Standard Liege
European Cup Winners Cup R2 2L 13,000 32 Start
09/12/1967
Kilmarnock 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,755 32 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
1967-68
8
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
11
0
3
4
1
0
1966-67
27
0
5
10
0
2
6
0
1
0
0
0
43
0
8
3
1
0
1965-66
28
0
6
0
0
0
5
0
2
0
0
0
33
0
8
3
0
3
Totals:
63
0
13
11
0
2
11
0
3
2
0
1
87
0
19
10
2
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 87 19