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eddie thomson

5
Centre Half

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Squad Number: 5
Position: Centre Half
Date of Birth: Tuesday, February 25, 1947
Birthplace: Rosewell
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 11
Weight: 11st 10lbs
Signed: 24th March 1973
A well established player when he joined the Dons from Hearts, Eddie was signed by Jimmy Bonthrone to strengthen the defence, but was ultimately displaced by Willie Garner. Moved on in 1976 to play in Australia - where he had toured with Aberdeen in 1974 - eventually going into club management and later managed the Australian national side. From 1997 to 2000 he worked in Japan, managing Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J League.

Died: Sydney, 21st February 2003

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
24/03/1973 Kilmarnock 0 - 2 Aberdeen Div 1 (Old) 4,000
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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
1976-77 3 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0 2 0 0
1975-76 26 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 28 3 0 5 0 0
1974-75 16 1 0 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 24 1 1 3 0 1
1973-74 31 1 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 45 2 1 3 0 0
1972-73 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 2 0 1
Totals: 83 8 1 17 3 1 5 1 0 4 0 0 109 12 2 15 0 2
Total Appearances/Goals:   121 2