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Ian McNeill Squad Index
Information:
1951-52 Squad Number:
8
Position:
Inside Forward
Date of Birth:
24th February 1932
Birthplace:
Baillieston, Glasgow
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 5 1/4
Weight:
10 st
Signed:
27th August 1949
Career History:
Bridgeton Waverley, Aberdeen, Leicester City, Brighton and Hove Albion, Southend United, Dover.
 
Profile:
Full name: John McKeand McNeill. Manager of Wigan Athletic and Shrewsbury Town. Assistant Manager of Chelsea.

When he signed up at Pittodrie Ian continued with his apprenticeship as a draughtsman. During his time at Pittodrie, Ian had to do his National Service which interfered with his football for almost two years. On the playing front, he once scored seven goals in a 15-0 victory for the reserves. When he made his first team debut he scored within ten minutes against St Mirren.
Ian McNeill

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
06/01/1951
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 15,000 18 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
1955-56
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1954-55
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1952-53
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
1
0
0
1950-51
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
Totals:
7
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
1
2
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 10 1