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Sid Nicholson Squad Index
Information:
1941-42 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Birthplace:
Shildon
Nationality:
English
Height:
6' 0
Weight:
11st. 9lbs
Signed:
08/12/1937
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Signed from Barnsley in 1937 for an undisclosed but reportedly high fee. Captained the team. Served in the Army during the Second World War.

Died: Shildon, 28th April 1959

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
18/12/1937
Arbroath 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 Start
25/12/1937
Partick Thistle 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
01/01/1938
Dundee 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 Start
03/01/1938
Aberdeen 4-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
08/01/1938
Aberdeen 4-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 Start
15/01/1938
Celtic 5-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 Start
22/01/1938
Elgin City 1-6 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 8,403 Start
29/01/1938
Aberdeen 4-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
05/02/1938
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 Start
12/02/1938
Aberdeen 5-1 St. Johnstone
Scottish Cup R2 21,297 Start
26/02/1938
Rangers 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 Start
05/03/1938
East Fife 1-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 9,000 Start
09/03/1938
Aberdeen 1-2 East Fife
Scottish Cup R3 REP 25,499 Start
12/03/1938
Heart of Midlothian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 Start
19/03/1938
Queen of the South 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 Start
26/03/1938
Aberdeen 1-0 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
05/04/1938
Queens Park 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 Start
10/04/1938
Aberdeen 2-1 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 11,000 Start
13/04/1938
Aberdeen 0-3 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 Start
20/04/1938
Buckie Thistle 3-4 Aberdeen
Friendly Start
23/04/1938
Aberdeen 3-1 Sportovni Klub Kladno
Friendly 16,000 Start
27/04/1938
Fraserburgh 0-1 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield PR1 1L 2,000 Start
30/04/1938
Aberdeen 7-0 Fraserburgh
Dewar Shield PR1 2L Start
27/05/1938
Chelsea 0-4 Aberdeen
Empire Exhibition Tournament R1 20,000 Start
06/06/1938
Everton 3-2 Aberdeen
Empire Exhibition Tournament SF 20,000 Start
13/08/1938
Partick Thistle 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 Start
17/08/1938
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF 8,000 Start
20/08/1938
Aberdeen 6-1 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 Start
24/08/1938
Aberdeen 3-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 Start
27/08/1938
Celtic 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 23,000 Start
03/09/1938
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 Start
10/09/1938
Arbroath 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 Start
14/09/1938
Third Lanark 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 Start
17/09/1938
Aberdeen 3-0 St. Johnstone
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 Start
24/09/1938
Hibernian 5-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 Start
26/09/1938
Aberdeen 2-2 Everton
Friendly 17,000 Start
08/10/1938
St. Mirren 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 Start
15/10/1938
Aberdeen 5-2 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 Start
22/10/1938
Heart of Midlothian 5-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 Start
29/10/1938
Aberdeen 1-2 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 Start
05/11/1938
Aberdeen 5-0 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 Start
12/11/1938
Queens Park 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
19/11/1938
Aberdeen 1-2 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 Start
10/12/1938
Aberdeen 2-1 Albion Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 13,000 Start
17/12/1938
Rangers 5-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 Start
24/12/1938
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 23,000 Start
31/12/1938
Motherwell 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
02/01/1939
Aberdeen 4-0 Arbroath
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
03/01/1939
Ayr United 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
07/01/1939
Aberdeen 6-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 Start
14/01/1939
Falkirk 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
21/01/1939
Aberdeen 1-0 Albion Rovers
Scottish Cup R1 19,016 Start
28/01/1939
Aberdeen 3-2 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 Start
04/02/1939
Aberdeen 5-1 Queens Park
Scottish Cup R2 23,214 Start
11/02/1939
St. Johnstone 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 Start
18/02/1939
Falkirk 2-3 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 17,280 Start
25/02/1939
Aberdeen 4-3 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 19,000 Start
04/03/1939
Aberdeen 2-0 Queen of the South
Scottish Cup QF 34,950 Start
07/03/1939
Clyde 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 Start
11/03/1939
Hamilton 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 Start
18/03/1939
Aberdeen 2-1 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 Start
25/03/1939
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
Scottish Cup SF 81,756 Start
29/03/1939
Aberdeen 1-3 Motherwell
Scottish Cup SF REP 40,539 Start
01/04/1939
Aberdeen 4-3 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 Start
05/04/1939
Kilmarnock 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 Start
08/04/1939
Raith Rovers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 Start
22/04/1939
Albion Rovers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 Start
24/04/1939
Aberdeen 4-1 Barnsley
Friendly 6,000 Start
29/04/1939
Aberdeen 2-0 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 Start
12/08/1939
Aberdeen 3-1 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 Start
16/08/1939
Arbroath 0-3 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield R2 7,000 Start
19/08/1939
Motherwell 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 Start
23/08/1939
Celtic 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 Start
26/08/1939
Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 Start
30/08/1939
Aberdeen 2-2 Falkirk
Dewar Shield F 12,000 Start
02/09/1939
St. Johnstone 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 Start
13/09/1941
Aberdeen 7-1 St. Bernards
North Eastern League Start
10/02/1945
Dundee United 1-9 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 6,000 Start
24/02/1945
Dunfermline Athletic 1-4 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 2,000 Start
03/03/1945
Aberdeen 2-2 Arbroath
North Eastern League 5,000 Start
10/03/1945
Falkirk 2-1 Aberdeen
North Eastern League 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
1944-45
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1941-42
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1939-40
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
2
0
0
1938-39
35
0
4
0
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
0
41
0
5
3
0
0
1937-38
15
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
6
0
0
Totals:
55
0
4
0
0
0
10
0
1
0
0
0
65
0
5
16
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 65 5