Andrew Considine

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Andy Considine
Personal information
Full name Andrew Considine
Date of birth (1987-04-01) 1 April 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Left-back, Centre back
Club information
Current team
Aberdeen
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Aberdeen 303 (14)
National team
2007 Scotland U20 2 (0)
2007–2008 Scotland U21 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:38, 20 March 2017 (UTC).

Andrew "Andy" Considine (born 1 April 1987) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays as a Defender for Scottish Premiership club Aberdeen. He can play as a centre-back or left-back.

Personal life[edit]

Considine was raised in the village of Banchory, near to Aberdeen. He is the son of former Aberdeen defender Doug Considine.[1]

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Considine made his professional debut for Aberdeen in May 2004 in a 2–1 defeat to Dundee, making his second appearance at the end of the following season. In 2005–06, Considine reached double figures in terms of appearances and became a first team regular in the 2006–07 season, playing in 36 matches and scoring his first goals for Aberdeen in a 2–0 victory at St Mirren in January 2007.

Considine started every league match for Aberdeen in the 2011–12 season and was the club's player of the year.[2] He continued to play regularly in the 2012–13 season, but suffered a broken leg in a match against Dundee on 29 December.[2]

On 29 December 2014, Considine signed a two-and-a-half-year extension to his contract, keeping him at Aberdeen until the summer of 2017.[3]

Considine was rewarded for his years of service to Aberdeen with a Testimonial match against F.C. Twente on 27 March 2015.[4]

Considine signed another contract extension on 14 February 2017, keeping him at Aberdeen until 2019.

International career[edit]

Considine has played twice for the Scotland under-20 side, featuring at the 2007 Under-20 World Cup, and four times for Scotland under-21s.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 12 March 2017[5][6]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aberdeen 2003–04 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2004–05 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2005–06 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 14 0
2006–07 33 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 36 2
2007–08 22 0 5 2 3 2 7 0 37 4
2008–09 20 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 23 1
2009–10 16 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 19 1
2010–11 27 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 34 0
2011–12 36 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 42 4
2012–13 18 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 22 0
2013–14 21 0 4 1 3 1 0 0 28 2
2014–15 37 2 1 0 3 0 4 0 45 2
2015–16 32 0 1 0 1 0 6 1 40 3
2016–17 26 3 3 0 4 0 6 0 39 3
Career total 302 14 29 4 25 3 25 1 381 22

Honours[edit]

Aberdeen[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Considine". Aberdeen Football Club. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Dewar, Heather (30 December 2012). "Andrew Considine loss a huge blow, says Dons boss Craig Brown". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dons duo commit their futures". Afc.co.uk. Aberdeen football club. 29 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tickets announced for Considine testimonial against FC Twente". Evening Express. 5 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Andrew Considine at Soccerbase
  6. ^ Andrew Considine at Soccerway
  7. ^ Campbell, Andy (16 March 2014). "Aberdeen 0–0 Inverness (aet, 4–2 pens)". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 

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