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willie garner

5
Centre Half

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Squad Number: 5
Position: Centre Half
Date of Birth: Sunday, July 24, 1955
Birthplace: Stirling
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 1
Weight: 13st 0lbs
Signed: 01/08/1975
After a solid career with the Dons, during which he participated in a League winning campaign in 1979-80 and gathered a League Cup winners' medal in 1976, Willie began moving into management when he joined Alloa Athletic in 1982.In 1984 he returned to Pittodrie as assistant to Alex Ferguson for a couple of years before moving on once again.

With the growth of viewing of RedTV at the beginning of the Covid19 pandemin in 2020, Willie became part of the commentary team, providing well receieved expertise on the Dons' matches.
On 5th May 2022 it was announded that he had been appointed to the Pittodrie board as a non-executive director.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
20/09/1975 Aberdeen 3 - 0 Heart of Midlothian Scottish Premier Reserve League 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
1985-86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-81 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 0
1979-80 20 0 0 11 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 33 1 2 8 0 1
1978-79 12 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 0 0 7 1 0
1977-78 35 0 1 6 0 0 6 0 0 2 0 0 49 0 1 6 0 0
1976-77 36 0 0 11 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 6 0 0
1975-76 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 3 0 0
Totals: 112 1 1 31 0 2 11 0 0 5 1 0 159 2 3 32 2 1
Total Appearances/Goals:   161 3  
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