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Kenny Thomson Squad Index
Information:
1951-52 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
25th February 1930
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 1
Weight:
12st 6lbs
Signed:
19/12/1947
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
Honours:
Reserve for Scotland against Northern Ireland in Belfast in October 1953.
 
Profile:
Full name: Kenneth Gordon Thomson. Went full time with Aberdeen after being demobilised from the RAF.

Transferred from Aberdeen to Stoke City on the 5th September 1952 for 20,000. Died in Middlesbrough 15th June 1969 from a heart attack.

Sent to prison for 6 months in 1965 for his part in match fixing. Subsequently banned for life from playing football.


Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
11/09/1948
Aberdeen 3-1 St. Mirren
League Cup GD 25,000 18 Start
18/09/1948
Third Lanark 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 17,000 18 Start
25/09/1948
Aberdeen 3-1 Morton
League Cup GD 20,000 18 Start
27/09/1948
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
Inter City Cup 1L 20,000 18 Start
02/10/1948
St. Mirren 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 17,000 18 Start
04/10/1948
Dundee 4-1 Aberdeen
Inter City Cup 2L 21,000 18 Start
09/10/1948
Aberdeen 2-4 Third Lanark
League Cup GD 12,000 18 Start
16/10/1948
Morton 3-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 15,000 18 Start
23/10/1948
Aberdeen 4-4 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 18 Start
29/01/1949
Aberdeen 0-2 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 18 Start
05/02/1949
Aberdeen 0-0 Glenavon
Friendly 12,000 18 Start
12/02/1949
Aberdeen 0-2 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 42,000 18 Start
18/04/1949
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
Dewar Shield SF 1L 12,000 19 Start
26/09/1949
Aberdeen 3-3 Charlton Athletic
Friendly 20,000 19 Start
01/10/1949
Hibernian 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 19 Start
03/10/1949
Dundee 3-2 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF REP 9,500 19 Start
24/12/1949
St. Mirren 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 19 Start
23/09/1950
Dundee 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 30,000 20 Start
26/09/1950
Aberdeen 3-5 Manchester United
Friendly 8,000 20 Start
07/10/1950
St. Mirren 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 20 Start
02/01/1951
Hibernian 6-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 35,000 20 Start
03/03/1951
Aberdeen 1-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 21 Start
14/07/1951
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
St Mungo Cup R1 35,000 21 Start
21/07/1951
St. Mirren 2-4 Aberdeen
St Mungo Cup R2 14,000 21 Start
25/07/1951
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
St Mungo Cup SF 27,000 21 Start
28/07/1951
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
St Mungo Cup SF REP 28,000 21 Start
01/08/1951
Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen
St Mungo Cup F 80,000 21 Start
11/08/1951
Aberdeen 5-4 Queen of the South
League Cup GD 17,000 21 Start
15/08/1951
Rangers 2-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 60,000 21 Start
18/08/1951
East Fife 3-0 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 10,000 21 Start
25/08/1951
Queen of the South 2-0 Aberdeen
League Cup GD 8,000 21 Start
29/08/1951
Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers
League Cup GD 42,000 21 Start
01/09/1951
Aberdeen 2-3 East Fife
League Cup GD 18,000 21 Start
27/10/1951
Aberdeen 2-1 British Army XI
Friendly 21 Start
03/11/1951
Aberdeen 1-1 Queen of the South
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 21 Start
10/11/1951
Aberdeen 4-2 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 21 Start
17/11/1951
Stirling Albion 0-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 21 Start
24/11/1951
Aberdeen 2-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 21 Start
01/12/1951
Heart of Midlothian 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 21 Start
08/12/1951
Motherwell 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 21 Start
15/12/1951
Aberdeen 3-1 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 17,000 21 Start
22/12/1951
St. Mirren 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 21 Start
29/12/1951
Aberdeen 3-4 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 21 Start
01/01/1952
Dundee 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 26,000 21 Start
12/01/1952
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 21 Start
19/01/1952
Aberdeen 2-3 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 21 Start
26/01/1952
Aberdeen 3-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 21 Start
02/02/1952
Rangers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 25,000 21 Start
09/02/1952
Aberdeen 2-1 Kilmarnock
Scottish Cup R2 19,000 21 Start
16/02/1952
Partick Thistle 1-4 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 21 Start
23/02/1952
Dundee United 2-2 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R3 26,407 21 Start
27/02/1952
Aberdeen 3-2 Dundee United
Scottish Cup R3 REP 30,000 22 Start
08/03/1952
Dundee 4-0 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R4 40,000 22 Start
12/03/1952
Aberdeen 6-0 Stirling Albion
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 22 Start
15/03/1952
Aberdeen 2-2 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 22 Start
22/03/1952
Morton 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 22 Start
29/03/1952
Celtic 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 18,000 22 Start
12/04/1952
Aberdeen 3-0 Dundee United
Dewar Shield SF 1L 22 Start
14/04/1952
Dundee 3-0 Aberdeen
Inter City Cup 1L 6,500 22 Start
19/04/1952
Aberdeen 1-1 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 20,000 22 Start
21/04/1952
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
Inter City Cup 2L 22 Start
26/04/1952
Dundee United 4-1 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF 2L 22 Start
05/05/1952
Dundee United 3-7 Aberdeen
Dewar Shield SF REP 6,500 22 Start
09/08/1952
Motherwell 5-2 Aberdeen
League Cup GC 8,000 22 Start
13/08/1952
Aberdeen 2-4 Heart of Midlothian
League Cup GC 33,000 22 Start
16/08/1952
Rangers 3-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GC 40,000 22 Start
23/08/1952
Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell
League Cup GC 25,000 22 Start
27/08/1952
Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Aberdeen
League Cup GC 22,000 22 Start
30/08/1952
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
League Cup GC 35,000 22 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
1952-53
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
1951-52
20
0
0
6
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
0
11
0
0
1950-51
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1949-50
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
1948-49
3
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
4
0
0
Totals:
29
0
0
18
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
51
0
0
18
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 51 0