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alex mcleish

Centre Half


Squad Number: 5
Position: Centre Half
Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 21, 1959
Birthplace: Glasgow
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 1
Weight: 13st 4
Signed: 11/03/77
Signed for the Dons in 1977 from Glasgow United, and went on to become a Dons legend, gaining 77 caps for Scotland. An integral part of the great Dons side of the 80's, forged a rock-solid defensive partnership with Willie Miller that is arguably the greatest ever seen in the Scottish game. A dominating centre-half, McLeish remains a great favourite at Pittodrie, and was awarded a testimonial in 1990. Joined Motherwell as manager in 1994 after a remarkable 17-year Pittodrie career. Another member of the Dons exclusive 500 plus appearances club.

Aberdeen Debut

All Appearances

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
27/11/1976 Queen of the South 1 - 4 Aberdeen Scottish Reserve League 0