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martin buchan

6
Left Half

Profile

Squad Number: 6
Position: Left Half
Date of Birth: Sunday, March 6, 1949
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 9
Weight: 11st 4lbs
Signed: 30th July 1964
Full name: Martin McLean Buchan.

One of the most gifted defenders ever to grace Pittodrie. A product of Banks O' Dee he developed in to a sweeper under the guidance of Eddie Turnbull. Was also the youngest captain ever to lead a club to success in the Scottish Cup in 1970. Named as Scotland's Player of the Year in 1971 it was Manchester Utd who paid a record £125,000 for his services. Scotland international before his move Buchan he made 34 appearances for his country. Manager of Burnley in 1985. Son of Martin senior, brother of George, Martin's son Jamie also played for the Dons in the late 90's.

Aberdeen Debut

All Appearances

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
19/08/1966 Dundee United 0 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Reserve League Cup 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
1971-72 25 0 1 6 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 37 0 1 9 0 0
1970-71 34 0 2 6 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 46 0 2 6 0 0
1969-70 19 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 2 4 0 0
1968-69 24 3 2 6 0 1 6 0 0 3 1 0 39 4 3 8 0 3
1967-68 24 0 2 5 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 34 0 3 9 2 1
1966-67 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 0
Totals: 130 3 9 23 0 1 20 0 0 11 1 1 184 4 11 37 4 4
Total Appearances/Goals:   188 11  

Scottish International Caps

Total Appearances:
Season Date Match Tournament
1978-79 29/11/1978 Portugal v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1978-79 25/10/1978 Scotland v Norway Euro Championship Qualifier
1978-79 20/09/1978 Austria v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1977-78 11/06/1978 Holland v Scotland World Cup Finals
1977-78 07/06/1978 Iran v Scotland World Cup Finals
1977-78 03/06/1978 Peru v Scotland World Cup Finals
1977-78 13/05/1978 Scotland v Northern Ireland British Int'l Championship
1977-78 12/10/1977 Wales v Scotland World Cup Qualifier
1977-78 07/09/1977 East Germany v Scotland Friendly
1976-77 23/06/1977 Brazil v Scotland Friendly
1976-77 18/06/1977 Argentina v Scotland Friendly
1976-77 15/06/1977 Chile v Scotland Friendly
1976-77 13/10/1976 Czechoslovakia v Scotland World Cup Qualifier
1976-77 08/09/1976 Scotland v Finland Friendly
1975-76 17/12/1975 Scotland v Romania Euro Championship Qualifier
1975-76 03/09/1975 Denmark v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1974-75 13/05/1975 Scotland v Portugal Friendly
1974-75 05/02/1975 Spain v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1974-75 30/10/1974 Scotland v East Germany Friendly
1973-74 22/06/1974 Yugoslavia v Scotland World Cup Finals
1973-74 18/06/1974 Brazil v Scotland World Cup Finals
1973-74 06/06/1974 Norway v Scotland Friendly
1973-74 14/05/1974 Scotland v Wales British Int'l Championship
1973-74 11/05/1974 Scotland v Northern Ireland British Int'l Championship
1973-74 27/03/1974 West Germany v Scotland Friendly
1972-73 14/02/1973 Scotland v England Friendly
1972-73 15/11/1972 Scotland v Denmark World Cup Qualifier
1972-73 18/10/1972 Denmark v Scotland World Cup Qualifier
1971-72 05/07/1972 Brazil v Scotland Brazilian Independence Cup
1971-72 02/07/1972 Czechoslovakia v Scotland Brazilian Independence Cup
1971-72 29/06/1972 Yugoslavia v Scotland Brazilian Independence Cup
1971-72 24/05/1972 Scotland v Wales British Int'l Championship
1971-72 10/11/1971 Scotland v Belgium Euro Championship Qualifier
1971-72 13/10/1971 Scotland v Portugal Euro Championship Qualifier
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