Andy Aitken (footballer born 1877)
|Date of birth||27 April 1877|
|Place of birth||Ayr, Scotland|
|Date of death||15 February 1955(aged 77)|
|Place of death||England|
|Playing position||Half Back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Andy "Daddler" Aitken (27 April 1877 – 15 February 1955) was one of the early game's most prominent players.
After playing for local Ayrshire sides, he signed for Second Division Newcastle United in 1895, then in only their third football league season. He helped the club to promotion in 1898 and was a key member of the side as they established themselves in the First Division, captaining the side from 1899–1905.
During his time at the club, he helped them win their first League Championship in 1905 as well as appearing in two FA Cup Finals, both losses in 1905 and 1906.
He was quickly appointed manager of Gateshead for a while before becoming a publican on Tyneside, where he resided until his death in 1955.