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Ryan Esson Squad Index
Information:
2004-05 Squad Number:
20
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
19th March 1980
Birthplace:
Aberdeen, Scotland
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 2
Weight:
13st 6lbs
Signed:
23rd October 1996
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
International Honours:
Caps: Under 21 caps for Scotland , Goals: 0

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
13/07/1999
Montrose 0-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,300 19 Start
17/07/1999
Peine Dist. Select 0-7 Aberdeen
Friendly 19 Start
24/07/1999
St. Pauli 1-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 4,000 19 Start
27/07/1999
Aberdeen 0-1 Coventry City
Friendly 19 Start
14/05/2000
Aberdeen 5-1 Kilmarnock
SPL 9,375 20 Start
11/07/2000
Montrose 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,200 20 Start
18/07/2000
Carlisle United 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 20 Start
25/07/2000
Aberdeen 0-0 Middlesbrough
Testimonial 10,000 20 Sub
29/07/2000
Dunfermline Athletic 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,563 20 Start
05/08/2000
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Mirren
SPL 11,996 20 Start
10/08/2000
Aberdeen 1-2 Bohemian Dublin
UEFA Cup PR2 1L 13,638 20 Start
13/08/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 11,798 20 Start
19/08/2000
Aberdeen 0-2 Hibernian
SPL 13,157 20 Start
24/08/2000
Bohemian Dublin 0-1 Aberdeen
UEFA Cup PR2 2L 8,000 20 Start
27/08/2000
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,541 20 Start
06/09/2000
Rangers 4-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 37,029 20 Start
09/09/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Johnstone
SPL 11,026 20 Start
16/09/2000
Kilmarnock 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 6,876 20 Start
23/09/2000
Dundee United 3-5 Aberdeen
SPL 7,699 20 Start
01/10/2000
Aberdeen 1-1 Celtic
SPL 18,239 20 Start
14/10/2000
Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee
SPL 16,035 20 Start
21/10/2000
Aberdeen 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 11,933 20 Start
28/10/2000
St. Mirren 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 5,763 20 Start
04/11/2000
Heart of Midlothian 3-0 Aberdeen
SPL 12,744 20 Start
12/11/2000
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
SPL 18,359 20 Start
18/11/2000
Hibernian 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 10,996 20 Start
25/11/2000
Aberdeen 3-3 Motherwell
SPL 12,243 20 Start
28/11/2000
St. Johnstone 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 4,896 20 Start
02/12/2000
Aberdeen 1-2 Kilmarnock
SPL 12,573 20 Start
13/12/2000
Rangers 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 45,285 20 Start
16/12/2000
Celtic 6-0 Aberdeen
SPL 60,013 20 Start
23/12/2000
Dundee 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL 9,093 20 Start
26/12/2000
Dunfermline Athletic 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 7,194 20 Start
02/01/2001
Aberdeen 1-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 13,524 20 Start
20/01/2001
1860 Munich 2-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 200 20 Start
23/01/2001
Aberdeen 1-1 Brondby
Friendly 7,306 20 Start
21/02/2001
Aberdeen 3-0 St. Mirren
SPL 9,946 20 Start
03/03/2001
Kilmarnock 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 6,580 20 Start
06/03/2001
Aberdeen 0-1 Livingston
Scottish Cup R4 REP 9,959 20 Start
13/03/2001
Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian
SPL 9,357 20 Start
17/03/2001
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 8,457 20 Start
27/03/2001
Aberdeen 3-3 St. Johnstone
SPL 8,537 21 Start
01/04/2001
Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic
SPL 16,067 21 Start
04/04/2001
Aberdeen 4-1 Dundee United
SPL 9,962 21 Start
07/04/2001
Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee
SPL 11,400 21 Start
21/04/2001
Aberdeen 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 8,613 21 Start
28/04/2001
St. Johnstone 0-3 Aberdeen
SPL 3,611 21 Start
05/05/2001
Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 3,905 21 Start
12/05/2001
St. Mirren 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,780 21 Start
20/05/2001
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee United
SPL 11,633 21 Start
22/09/2001
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 59,197 21 Start
25/09/2001
Queen of the South 1-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R2 3,418 21 Start
29/09/2001
Dundee 1-4 Aberdeen
SPL 8,359 21 Start
09/10/2001
Aberdeen 1-6 Livingston
League Cup R3 8,599 21 Start
13/10/2001
Livingston 2-2 Aberdeen
SPL 6,393 21 Start
20/10/2001
Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic
SPL 11,195 21 Start
24/11/2001
Motherwell 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 7,032 21 Sub
02/01/2002
Aberdeen 0-3 Livingston
SPL 15,709 21 Sub
08/01/2002
St. Johnstone 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 4,070 21 Start
12/01/2002
Heart of Midlothian 3-1 Aberdeen
SPL 12,902 21 Start
27/04/2002
Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 48,878 22 Start
12/05/2002
Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic
SPL 15,332 22 Start
06/07/2002
Peterhead 1-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 2,100 22 Start
12/01/2003
Wolfsburg 2-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 22 Start
08/05/2004
Aberdeen 0-1 Hibernian
SPL 6,781 24 Start
15/05/2004
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
SPL 7,878 24 Start
14/07/2004
Brechin City 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,136 24 Start
17/07/2004
Elgin City 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 24 Start
24/07/2004
W. Dovo 1-1 Aberdeen
Friendly 24 Start
28/07/2004
Montrose 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,750 24 Start
27/10/2004
Celtic 2-3 Aberdeen
SPL 57,151 24 Sub
31/10/2004
Rangers 5-0 Aberdeen
SPL 48,918 24 Start
11/12/2004
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 13,461 24 Sub
18/12/2004
Dundee 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,310 24 Start
27/12/2004
Aberdeen 0-0 Inverness CT
SPL 18,250 24 Start
03/01/2005
Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 7,948 24 Start
08/01/2005
Arbroath 0-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 4,165 24 Start
16/01/2005
Aberdeen 0-1 Celtic
SPL 17,057 24 Start
23/01/2005
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
SPL 17,495 24 Start
29/01/2005
Heart of Midlothian 1-0 Aberdeen
SPL 12,269 24 Start
05/02/2005
Aberdeen 2-1 Inverness CT
Scottish Cup R4 10,595 24 Start
12/02/2005
Dunfermline Athletic 2-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,579 24 Start
19/02/2005
Aberdeen 2-0 Livingston
SPL 9,214 24 Start
27/02/2005
Dundee United 4-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup QF 8,661 24 Start
02/03/2005
Dundee United 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 6,688 24 Start
05/03/2005
Kilmarnock 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,181 24 Start
12/03/2005
Aberdeen 3-0 Hibernian
SPL 14,465 24 Start
19/03/2005
Aberdeen 1-1 Dundee
SPL 11,138 24 Start
02/04/2005
Inverness CT 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 7,026 25 Start
09/04/2005
Aberdeen 1-3 Motherwell
SPL 10,443 25 Start
16/04/2005
Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen
SPL 59,998 25 Start
23/04/2005
Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen
SPL 5,063 25 Start
01/05/2005
Aberdeen 1-3 Rangers
SPL 17,198 25 Start
08/05/2005
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 59,498 25 Start
14/05/2005
Hibernian 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 15,288 25 Start
22/05/2005
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 16,155 25 Start
12/07/2005
Montrose 0-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,943 25 Start
17/07/2005
Babberich 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 Start
21/07/2005
BVO Emmen 2-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 600 25 Sub
24/07/2005
FC Volendam 1-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 25 Start
30/07/2005
Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 12,404 25 Start
06/08/2005
Aberdeen 1-2 Kilmarnock
SPL 13,661 25 Start
14/08/2005
Aberdeen 3-2 Rangers
SPL 18,182 25 Start
20/08/2005
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 16,139 25 Start
27/08/2005
Aberdeen 3-0 Falkirk
SPL 12,249 25 Start
10/09/2005
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
SPL 59,607 25 Start
17/09/2005
Dunfermline Athletic 0-2 Aberdeen
SPL 6,387 25 Start
20/09/2005
Stranraer 0-2 Aberdeen
League Cup R3 2,200 25 Start
24/09/2005
Aberdeen 0-0 Livingston
SPL 12,402 25 Start
01/10/2005
Aberdeen 2-2 Motherwell
SPL 11,448 25 Start
15/10/2005
Inverness CT 1-1 Aberdeen
SPL 6,809 25 Start
22/10/2005
Aberdeen 0-1 Hibernian
SPL 13,375 25 Start
25/10/2005
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee United
SPL 10,720 25 Start
29/10/2005
Kilmarnock 4-2 Aberdeen
SPL 5,798 25 Start
05/11/2005
Rangers 0-0 Aberdeen
SPL 49,717 25 Start
20/11/2005
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
SPL 14,901 25 Start
26/11/2005
Falkirk 1-2 Aberdeen
SPL 5,826 25 Start
04/12/2005
Aberdeen 1-3 Celtic
SPL 17,031 25 Start
07/05/2006
Aberdeen 2-2 Celtic
SPL 14,597 26 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
18
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
3
1
0
2004-05
21
2
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
24
2
0
4
0
0
2003-04
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2002-03
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2001-02
7
2
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
10
2
0
0
0
0
2000-01
36
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
40
0
0
4
1
0
1999-00
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
4
0
0
Totals:
85
4
0
4
0
0
5
0
0
2
0
0
96
4
0
17
2
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 100 0