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derek whyte

3
Central Defender

Profile

Squad Number: 3
Position: Central Defender
Date of Birth: Saturday, August 31, 1968
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 0
Weight: 11st 13lbs
Signed: 19/12/1997
One of Alex Miller's signings, Derek arrived at Pittodrie for £100,000 from Middlesbrough FC, with a good pedigree but in difficult times. The pinnacle of his Aberdeen career came when he captained the team in the Scottish Cup Final in May 2000. Moved to Partick Thistle on a free transfer and became co-player/manager with Gerry Britton. Gave up the playing side of the game in 2004, eventually becoming a TV pundit and newspaper columnist in Dubai.

Aberdeen Debut

All Appearances

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
20/12/1997 Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Aberdeen Premier Division 8,452 29 years, 3 months, 19 days 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
2001-02 30 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 35 1 0 3 0 0
2000-01 29 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 33 0 0 5 0 0
1999-00 19 1 0 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 27 1 0 5 0 1
1998-99 35 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 5 0 0
1997-98 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 132 2 0 8 0 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 153 2 0 18 0 1
Total Appearances/Goals:   155 0  

Scottish International Caps

Total Appearances:
Season Date Match Tournament
1998-99 28/04/1999 Germany v Scotland Friendly
1997-98 22/04/1998 Scotland v Finland Friendly
1996-97 05/10/1996 Latvia v Scotland World Cup Qualifier
1994-95 26/05/1996 Usa v Scotland Friendly
1994-95 24/05/1995 Ecuador v Scotland Kirin Cup
1994-95 21/05/1995 Japan v Scotland Kirin Cup
1992-93 18/11/1992 Scotland v Italy World Cup Qualifier
1992-93 14/10/1992 Scotland v Portugal World Cup Qualifier
1991-92 17/05/1992 Usa v Scotland Friendly
1998-99 30/05/1989 Scotland v Chile Rous Cup
1987-88 02/12/1987 Luxembourg v Scotland Euro Championship Qualifier
1987-88 14/10/1987 Scotland v Belgium Euro Championship Qualifier

Scottish international caps

Total Appearances: 12
Season Date Match Tournament
1998-99 28/04/99 Germany v SCOTLAND Friendly
1997-98 22/04/98 SCOTLAND v Finland Friendly
1996-97 05/10/96 Latvia v SCOTLAND World Cup Qualifier
1994-95 26/05/96 Usa v SCOTLAND Friendly
1994-95 24/05/95 Ecuador v SCOTLAND Kirin Cup
1994-95 21/05/95 Japan v SCOTLAND Kirin Cup
1992-93 18/11/92 SCOTLAND v Italy World Cup Qualifier
1992-93 14/10/92 SCOTLAND v Portugal World Cup Qualifier
1991-92 17/05/92 Usa v SCOTLAND Friendly
1998-99 30/05/89 SCOTLAND v Chile Rous Cup
1987-88 02/12/87 Luxembourg v SCOTLAND Euro Championship Qualifier
1987-88 14/10/87 SCOTLAND v Belgium Euro Championship Qualifier
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27 Sep 2023 / 19:45 / Victoria Park, Dingwall