Peter Weir (footballer)

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Peter Weir
Personal information
Full name Peter Weir
Date of birth (1958-01-18) 18 January 1958 (age 56)
Place of birth Johnstone, Scotland
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–81 St. Mirren 60 (4)
1981–88 Aberdeen 160 (23)
1988–89 Leicester City 28 (2)
1989–90 St. Mirren 28 (6)
1990–92 Ayr United 40 (1)
National team
1980–83 Scotland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Russell Weir (born 18 January 1958, Johnstone, Scotland) is a former Scotland international footballer known for his time with club team Aberdeen.

Playing career[edit]

Having been a supporter of Aberdeen as a boy, Peter joined the club from St Mirren in 1981 for £300,000 plus Ian Scanlon, which was then a club record. He made 238 appearances (17 as substitute) and scored 38 goals whilst with the Dons and was capped by Scotland on 6 occasions. He left the Dons to move across the border to sign for Leicester City for £80,000. Upon leaving Leicester, he returned to St Mirren and later played for Ayr United.

Later career[edit]

Weir has returned to Aberdeen again in its Youth system set-up.[citation needed]

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