Willie Aitken Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: William AG Aitken
  • Position: Inside Right/ Centre Forward
  • Signed: January 16th, 1948
  • First Manager: Archie Anderson
  • Career Totals: 11 appearances, 4 goals
  • Also Played For: Blantyre Victoria, Derry City, Dunfermline Athletic


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1947-48 11 4 0 0 45.5% 0.0% 54.5%
Totals: 11 (0) 4


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A) 3 - 2
 07/04/48 First Round First Leg vs. Forfar (H) 2 - 1
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H) 2 - 3
 31/03/48 First Round Replay vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 6
 27/03/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A) 2 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A) 3 - 2
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H) 2 - 3
 06/03/48 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (H) 5 - 1
 28/02/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A) 1 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A)  3 - 2
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 3
 06/03/48 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 1
 28/02/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  1 - 3

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A)  3 - 2
 07/04/48 First Round First Leg vs. Forfar (H)  2 - 1
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 3
 31/03/48 First Round Replay vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 6
 27/03/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  2 - 0
 20/03/48 Division B vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 3
 13/03/48 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 06/03/48 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (H)  5 - 1
 28/02/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  1 - 3
 14/02/48 Division B vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 2
 07/02/48 Second Round vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 4


Biography

Aitken was signed in a swap deal which saw Ken Esplin move to Dunfermline Athletic in January 1948, having previously worked with manager Arch Anderson at Blantyre Vics. He was a regular in our front line up until the end of the 1947-48 campaign when he was given a free transfer.

Debut

February 7th, 1948
Hibernian 4 - 0 Arbroath

Scottish Cup (Second Round)


Timeline

  • Signed For Arbroath

    Aitken was signed in a swap deal which saw Ken Esplin move to Dunfermline Athletic in January 1948, having previously worked with manager Arch Anderson at Blantyre Vics. He was a regular in our front line up until the end of the 1947-48 campaign when he was given a free transfer.

  • First Goal - Alloa 3 - 1 Arbroath

  • Last Appearance - Forfar 2 - 3 Arbroath

  • Last Goal - Forfar 2 - 3 Arbroath