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Willie Jackson Squad Index
Information:
1927-28 Squad Number:
2
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
24th December 1900
Birthplace:
Renton, Dumbartonshire
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 10
Weight:
12st
Signed:
9th March 1925
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:

ABERDEEN'S NEW PLAYER. VALE OF LEVEN CAPTAIN FOR PITTODRIE.

Last night Aberdeen signed a new forward in William Jackson, the captain and inside left of the Vale of Leven Club. Jackson, who is not related to the Jacksons already on the Aberdeen Club list, is 24 years of age, and is a native of Renton. He is 5 ft. 10in. in height and weighs 12 stone. He is a strong, forcing player, and is top goal-scorer for the Alexandria this season. Aberdeen have been endeavouring to secure his services for some time, but Vale have fused to do business. Now, however, they have teen prevailed upon to sanction the player's transfer, and it is understood the Aberdeen Club has to pay a substantial fee. Jackson was for a season with Everton and later served with Wrexham. He has been largely responsible for the success of Vale of Leven this season.

Source: Press & Journal, 10th March 1925

Died - Aberdeen, 9th February 1986

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
28/03/1925
Cowdenbeath 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,500 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
1932-33
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1931-32
13
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
1
3
0
0
1930-31
29
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
35
0
0
7
0
0
1929-30
5
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
4
0
0
1928-29
36
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
40
0
0
6
0
0
1927-28
38
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
0
3
0
1
1926-27
21
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
24
0
0
3
0
2
1925-26
35
0
6
0
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
0
40
0
7
0
0
0
1924-25
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
1
0
1
Totals:
183
0
7
0
0
0
23
0
1
0
0
0
206
0
8
28
0
4
Total Appearances/Goals: 206 8