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Steve Ritchie Squad Index
Information:
1978-79 Squad Number:
3
Position:
Left back
Date of Birth:
17th February 1954
Birthplace:
Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 3lb
Signed:
18th March 1978
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Full Name: Steven Kilcar Ritchie

Signed from Hereford United for 8000, he was probably best remembered around Aberdeen for the bizarre goal that he scored in the 1978 Scottish Cup Final, but truth be told he was not Billy McNeill's best signing by some way.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
21/03/1978
Aberdeen 2-0 Clydebank
Premier Division 9,600 24 Start
25/03/1978
Aberdeen 4-1 Ayr United
Premier Division 11,000 24 Start
29/03/1978
St. Mirren 1-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,300 24 Start
01/04/1978
Celtic 2-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 24,000 24 Start
04/04/1978
Aberdeen 2-1 Partick Thistle
Premier Division 16,000 24 Start
08/04/1978
Partick Thistle 0-2 Aberdeen
Premier Division 9,000 24 Start
12/04/1978
Aberdeen 4-2 Partick Thistle
Scottish Cup SF 12,282 24 Start
15/04/1978
Aberdeen 5-0 Motherwell
Premier Division 16,280 24 Start
22/04/1978
Aberdeen 4-2 St. Mirren
Premier Division 17,250 24 Start
29/04/1978
Hibernian 1-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 11,250 24 Start
06/05/1978
Aberdeen 1-2 Rangers
Scottish Cup F 61,563 24 Start
23/10/1978
Arbroath Select 2-2 Aberdeen
Testimonial 1,200 24 Start
28/10/1978
Morton 2-1 Aberdeen
Premier Division 6,500 24 Start
24/01/1979
Buckie Thistle 0-3 Aberdeen
Friendly 24 Sub

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
1978-79
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
1
0
1977-78
9
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
11
0
1
0
0
0
Totals:
10
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
12
0
1
1
1
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 12 1