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David Preece Squad Index
Information:
2005-06 Squad Number:
30
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
26th August 1976
Birthplace:
Sunderland, England
Nationality:
English
Height:
6' 2
Weight:
13st 2lbs
Signed:
29/7/1999
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
Honours:
Aberdeenshire Cup winner 2002.
 
Profile:
Full Name: David Douglas Preece
Spent some of his Pittodrie career as understudy to Jim Leighton and then Peter Kjaer, but still clocked up 106 appearances, three of them from the bench.
Left the Dons to sign for Silkeborg, Denmark 20 July 2005. When he retired from playing he became a journalist and commentator with a high profile presence on social media.
In August 2021 David joined Sunderland FC as goalkeeping coach.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
01/08/1999
Aberdeen 0-5 Celtic
SPL 16,080 22 Start
07/08/1999
Kilmarnock 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 8,738 22 Start
14/08/1999
Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee
SPL 8,174 22 Start
17/08/1999
Aberdeen 1-0 Livingston
League Cup R2 6,756 22 Start
22/08/1999
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 12,803 22 Start
29/08/1999
Aberdeen 0-3 St. Johnstone
SPL 9,600 23 Start
11/09/1999
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 49,226 23 Start
18/09/1999
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee United
SPL 11,814 23 Start
02/10/1999
Aberdeen 2-2 Hibernian
SPL 11,876 23 Start
06/10/1999
Cove Rangers 1-8 Aberdeen
Testimonial 23 Start
12/10/1999
Aberdeen 1-1 Falkirk
League Cup R3 8,166 23 Start
16/10/1999
Celtic 7-0 Aberdeen
SPL 60,033 23 Start
26/02/2000
Aberdeen 4-0 Hibernian
SPL 12,625 23 Sub
08/07/2000
Elgin City 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,602 23 Start
15/07/2000
Hartlepool United 4-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,449 23 Start
22/07/2000
Inverness CT 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,200 23 Start
21/08/2000
Brechin City 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 23 Start
08/10/2000
Keith 0-1 Aberdeen
Testimonial 24 Start
16/01/2001
1860 Munich 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 300 24 Start
23/01/2001
Aberdeen 1-1 Brondby
Friendly 7,306 24 Sub
27/01/2001
Alloa Athletic 0-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 2,877 24 Start
31/01/2001
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 45,621 24 Start
10/02/2001
Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,680 24 Start
17/02/2001
Livingston 0-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 6,289 24 Start
07/07/2001
Elgin City 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,781 24 Start
15/07/2001
Brondby 2-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 5,666 24 Start
21/07/2001
Ross County 2-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 24 Start
28/07/2001
Aberdeen 0-3 Rangers
SPL 18,838 24 Start
04/08/2001
Heart of Midlothian 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 12,696 24 Start
11/08/2001
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 13,150 24 Start
18/08/2001
Aberdeen 4-2 Motherwell
SPL 10,988 24 Start
25/08/2001
St. Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,459 24 Start
08/09/2001
Aberdeen 2-0 Kilmarnock
SPL 10,735 25 Start
15/09/2001
Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee United
SPL 12,948 25 Start
06/04/2002
Dunfermline Athletic 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,339 25 Sub
13/07/2002
Brechin City 4-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,684 25 Start
14/09/2002
Kilmarnock 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL 6,538 26 Start
03/11/2002
Celtic 7-0 Aberdeen
SPL 58,526 26 Start
16/11/2002
Aberdeen 2-2 Rangers
SPL 14,915 26 Start
23/11/2002
Partick Thistle 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,182 26 Sub
30/11/2002
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 8,261 26 Start
03/12/2002
Aberdeen 0-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 8,816 26 Start
07/12/2002
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
SPL 9,569 26 Start
15/12/2002
Dunfermline Athletic 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 4,835 26 Start
21/12/2002
Aberdeen 0-0 Livingston
SPL 11,253 26 Start
26/12/2002
Dundee 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 8,574 26 Start
29/12/2002
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 11,604 26 Start
02/01/2003
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
SPL 16,331 26 Start
18/01/2003
Ajax 2-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
25/01/2003
Queen of the South 0-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 5,716 26 Start
28/01/2003
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 9,322 26 Start
01/02/2003
Rangers 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 49,667 26 Start
08/02/2003
Aberdeen 0-1 Partick Thistle
SPL 11,334 26 Start
16/02/2003
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
SPL 9,146 26 Start
18/02/2003
Aberdeen 4-1 Queen of the South
Scottish Cup R3 REP 6,068 26 Start
22/02/2003
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 7,549 26 Start
26/03/2003
Aberdeen 2-3 Hamburg
Friendly 10,180 26 Sub
20/05/2003
Aberdeen 2-1 Southampton
Friendly 8,568 26 Start
19/07/2003
Inverness CT 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,256 26 Start
22/07/2003
Peterhead 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
26/07/2003
Swansea 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
27/07/2003
Bradford City 0-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,357 26 Start
29/07/2003
Forfar Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 26 Start
05/08/2003
Aberdeen 1-5 Liverpool
Friendly 20,469 26 Start
09/08/2003
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 14,260 26 Start
16/08/2003
Aberdeen 2-3 Rangers
SPL 16,348 26 Start
23/08/2003
Aberdeen 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 10,870 26 Start
30/08/2003
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 10,682 27 Start
13/09/2003
Aberdeen 2-1 Partick Thistle
SPL 10,597 27 Start
20/09/2003
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,887 27 Start
23/09/2003
Aberdeen 3-1 Dumbarton
League Cup R2 3,944 27 Start
27/09/2003
Aberdeen 0-3 Livingston
SPL 10,307 27 Start
04/10/2003
Kilmarnock 1-3 Aberdeen
SPL 6,023 27 Start
18/10/2003
Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United
SPL 11,234 27 Start
25/10/2003
Celtic 4-0 Aberdeen
SPL 59,598 27 Start
28/10/2003
Aberdeen 5-0 Brechin City
League Cup R3 3,631 27 Start
01/11/2003
Aberdeen 0-3 Motherwell
SPL 9,895 27 Start
09/11/2003
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 9,687 27 Start
22/11/2003
Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 49,962 27 Start
29/11/2003
Dunfermline Athletic 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL 5,294 27 Start
02/12/2003
Aberdeen 2-3 Livingston
League Cup QF 6,090 27 Start
07/12/2003
Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian
SPL 7,863 27 Start
13/12/2003
Partick Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
SPL 5,189 27 Start
20/12/2003
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee
SPL 10,354 27 Start
27/12/2003
Livingston 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 7,115 27 Start
03/01/2004
Aberdeen 3-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 11,698 27 Start
10/01/2004
Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee
Scottish Cup R3 11,012 27 Start
17/01/2004
Dundee United 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 8,888 27 Start
21/01/2004
Dundee 2-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 REP 5,857 27 Start
24/01/2004
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
SPL 16,452 27 Start
07/02/2004
Falkirk 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 4,747 27 Start
11/02/2004
Heart of Midlothian 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 11,236 27 Start
14/02/2004
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
SPL 15,815 27 Start
21/02/2004
Aberdeen 2-0 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 12,035 27 Start
24/02/2004
Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 5,225 27 Start
28/02/2004
Hibernian 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 10,416 27 Start
06/03/2004
Aberdeen 1-1 Livingston
Scottish Cup QF 11,593 27 Start
09/03/2004
Aberdeen 0-0 Partick Thistle
SPL 7,395 27 Start
13/03/2004
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,839 27 Start
18/03/2004
Livingston 1-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF REP 4,485 27 Start
21/03/2004
Aberdeen 1-2 Livingston
SPL 7,477 27 Start
27/03/2004
Kilmarnock 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 7,250 27 Start
03/04/2004
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
SPL 8,449 27 Start
18/04/2004
Aberdeen 0-2 Motherwell
SPL 7,246 27 Start
21/04/2004
Celtic 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 51,000 27 Start
24/04/2004
Livingston 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 3,133 27 Start
01/05/2004
Partick Thistle 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 2,839 27 Start
12/05/2004
Kilmarnock 4-0 Aberdeen
SPL 4,987 27 Start
22/07/2004
Fortuna Sittard 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
24/07/2004
Utrecht 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 27 Start
31/07/2004
Twente Enschede 3-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 6,000 27 Start
07/08/2004
Aberdeen 0-0 Rangers
SPL 19,028 27 Start
14/08/2004
Heart of Midlothian 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 13,864 27 Start
21/08/2004
Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 8,533 27 Start
24/08/2004
Aberdeen 3-0 Berwick Rangers
League Cup R2 4,549 27 Start
28/08/2004
Aberdeen 2-0 Livingston
SPL 13,888 28 Start
11/09/2004
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 10,995 28 Start
18/09/2004
Kilmarnock 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,686 28 Start
22/09/2004
Aberdeen 0-2 Rangers
League Cup R3 14,876 28 Start
25/09/2004
Aberdeen 0-1 Hibernian
SPL 12,137 28 Start
02/10/2004
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
SPL 11,217 28 Start
16/10/2004
Inverness CT 1-3 Aberdeen
SPL 9,530 28 Start
23/10/2004
Aberdeen 2-1 Motherwell
SPL 10,737 28 Start
27/10/2004
Celtic 2-3 Aberdeen
SPL 57,151 28 Start
07/11/2004
Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 13,055 28 Start
13/11/2004
Aberdeen 2-1 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 10,398 28 Start
20/11/2004
Livingston 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 4,569 28 Start
27/11/2004
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United
SPL 12,038 28 Start
04/12/2004
Aberdeen 3-2 Kilmarnock
SPL 11,139 28 Start
11/12/2004
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 13,461 28 Start
14/07/2005
Fraserburgh 0-9 Aberdeen
Testimonial 1,950 28 Start
19/07/2005
De Graafschap 0-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 350 28 Start
23/07/2005
Den Ham 0-5 Aberdeen
Friendly 300 28 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
2005-06
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
2004-05
17
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
3
0
0
2003-04
36
0
0
3
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
44
0
0
6
0
0
2002-03
15
1
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
18
1
0
3
1
0
2001-02
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
1
0
3
0
0
2000-01
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
6
1
0
1999-00
9
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
1
0
1
0
0
Totals:
86
3
0
7
0
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
103
3
0
25
2
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 106 0