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John Miller Squad Index
Information:
1922-23 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
12th March 1897
Birthplace:
Dalziel
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9
Weight:
11st 11lbs
Signed:
08/06/1921
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
As a junior John played for Larkhall Thistle before having a prolific goalscoring season with Liverpool. He wanted to return to Scotland and signed for Aberdeen for a transfer fee that was the highest ever paid by the club up to that time. His youger brother Tom was a Scottish internationalist inside-right. He had a superb first season at Pittodrie but unfortunately he broke his leg at the start of the following season and never really recaptured his form after that.

Aberdeen F.C.'s New Centre-Forward

It was intimated at the annual general meeting of the Aberdeen Football Club last night that John Miller, Partick Thistle, a former centre-forward of the Aberdeen Scottish League team, had been signed on again. The news will afford gratification to his many admirers. While playing for Aberdeen during season 1922-23, Miller scored 25 league goals, which is a record for an Aberdeen player for one season.

Source: Press & Journal, 26th June 1926


Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
20/08/1921
Aberdeen 1-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 24 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
1926-27
18
0
8
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
8
3
0
1
1924-25
8
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
2
0
0
0
1923-24
35
0
13
0
0
0
7
0
3
0
0
0
42
0
16
3
0
5
1922-23
12
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
8
4
0
4
1921-22
36
0
23
0
0
0
7
0
4
0
0
0
43
0
27
1
0
1
Totals:
109
0
54
0
0
0
15
0
7
0
0
0
124
0
61
11
0
11
Total Appearances/Goals: 124 61