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harry yorston

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Inside Right

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Squad Number: 8
Position: Inside Right
Date of Birth: Sunday, June 9, 1929
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 7 1/4
Weight: 11st 0lbs
Signed: 22/06/1946
Full Name: Henry Yorston.

Joined the Dons from local side St Clements in 1946 and went on to become one the Dons greatest forwards. The nephew of earlier Dons' legend, Benny, Harry was an integral part of the Dons' 1955 League winning side, Yorston scored vital goals in the Dons championship season. Capped for Scotland and the Scottish League, Yorston resisted the temptation to join the trail to England by retiring from senior football in 1957 to take up employment as a fish market porter. Also assisted Buckie, Fraserburgh, Deveronvale and Lossiemouth in the latter part of his career. Famously had a big football pools win in the seventies. Took part in the newly established Youth Academy at Pittodrie from 1976.

Died - Aberdeen, 14th June 1992

Aberdeen Debut

All Appearances

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
21/08/1946 Aberdeen 2 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Reserve League 0
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
1956-57 20 0 8 6 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 27 0 11 6 0 6
1955-56 31 0 12 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 14 2 0 0
1954-55 28 0 12 2 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 36 0 15 6 0 7
1953-54 16 0 7 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 11 4 0 3
1952-53 19 0 6 4 0 3 9 0 7 0 0 0 32 0 16 4 0 0
1951-52 27 0 19 6 0 3 4 0 3 0 0 0 37 0 25 6 0 5
1950-51 29 0 18 10 0 5 3 0 3 0 0 0 42 0 26 9 0 10
1949-50 26 0 10 5 0 3 5 0 4 0 0 0 36 0 17 9 0 5
1948-49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1947-48 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0
1946-47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 202 0 98 47 0 22 29 0 21 0 0 0 278 0 141 47 0 36
Total Appearances/Goals:   278 141  

Scottish International Caps

Total Appearances:
Season Date Match Tournament
1954-55 16/10/1954 Wales v Scotland British Int'l Championship
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