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dave caldwell

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Left Back

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Squad Number: 3
Position: Left Back
Date of Birth: Saturday, May 7, 1932
Birthplace: Clydebank
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 7
Weight: 10st 2lbs
Signed: 6th June 1953

Full name: David Lees Caldwell.

Gained several inter-service honours whilst doing National Service with the R.A.F. Became an important member of the 1955 League winning side when he replaced Billy Smith who had suffered a leg break. After retiring from football became a marine engineer and later retired in Aberdeen.

Dave passed away on August 2 at Balmedie House Care Home at the age of 85, following a battle with Alzheimer's.

Evening Express Tribute

Died: Balmedie House Care Home, Balmedie, 2nd August 2017

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
08/08/1953 Aberdeen 1 - 2 Berwick Rangers Scottish League 'C' Division 0
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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
1959-60 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 1 1 0
1958-59 8 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0
1957-58 26 0 0 8 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 2 0 0
1956-57 33 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 4 0 0
1955-56 27 0 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 1 0 0
1954-55 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 2 0 0
1953-54 27 0 0 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 3 0 0
Totals: 132 0 0 30 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 178 0 0 13 1 0
Total Appearances/Goals:   178 0  
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