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alex shiach

11
Outside Left

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Squad Number: 11
Position: Outside Left
Date of Birth: Friday, December 26, 1879
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 5
Weight: 10st 10lbs
Signed: 18/06/1903
Full name: Alexander Shiach.

Played for the original Aberdeen FC before the merger in 1903, debuting on 16th October 1897, and was the first player ever to score a goal at Pittodrie, indeed he was the first to score at either end of the ground. He achieved this in Pittodrie Park's inaugural match against Dumbarton in 1899 where he bagged a hat-trick in a 7-1 victory.
After retiring from the professional game, Alex was reinstated to the amateur ranks in late 1906.
Outside of football, Alex worked as a stone polisher and his usual address in Aberdeen was: 7 Baltic Street.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
16/10/1897 The Aberdeen 4 - 6 Victoria United Northern League 3,000
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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
1904-05 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
1903-04 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 4 0 2
1902-03 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1900-01 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1899-00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1898-99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1897-98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 6 0 2
Total Appearances/Goals:   4 1