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jim forrest

9
Centre Forward

Profile

Squad Number: 9
Position: Centre Forward
Date of Birth: Friday, September 22, 1944
Birthplace: Glasgow
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 7 1/2
Weight: 11st 12lbs
Signed: 4th May 1968
A club record signing from Preston in 1968 when he joined Aberdeen for a £25,000 fee. Previously made an Ibrox casualty after Rangers defeat at Berwick in 1967 Forrest went on to become a full international at Aberdeen and was also in the Dons side that won the Scottish Cup in 1970. Finished first season at Aberdeen as top scorer and left the Dons in 1973 to play for Hong Kong Rangers.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
10/08/1968 Clyde 4 - 1 Aberdeen League Cup 5,000
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
1972-73 11 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 17 2 3 7 1 8
1971-72 21 1 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 0 1 30 1 6 5 2 0
1970-71 31 1 8 6 0 1 4 0 3 2 0 0 43 1 12 7 0 4
1969-70 31 1 15 8 0 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 44 1 18 7 0 5
1968-69 31 0 16 6 0 3 6 0 3 4 0 1 47 0 23 7 0 6
Totals: 125 3 44 25 2 8 20 0 8 11 0 2 181 5 62 33 3 23
Total Appearances/Goals:   186 62  

Scottish International Caps

Total Appearances:
Season Date Match Tournament
1970-71 14/06/1971 Ussr v Scotland Friendly
1970-71 09/06/1971 Denmark v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1970-71 03/02/1971 Belgium v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1965-66 07/12/1965 Italy v Scotland World Cup Qualifier
1965-66 24/11/1965 Scotland v Wales British Int'l Championship

Scottish international caps

Total Appearances: 5
Season Date Match Tournament
1970-71 14/06/71 Ussr v SCOTLAND Friendly
1970-71 09/06/71 Denmark v SCOTLAND Euro Championship Qualifier
1970-71 03/02/71 Belgium v SCOTLAND Euro Championship Qualifier
1965-66 07/12/65 Italy v SCOTLAND World Cup Qualifier
1965-66 24/11/65 SCOTLAND v Wales British Int'l Championship
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28 Feb 2024 / 19:45 / Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen