Andy Aitken (footballer, born 1919)

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Andy Aitken
Personal information
Full name Andrew Irving Aitken[1]
Date of birth (1919-10-15)15 October 1919
Place of birth Cathcart, Scotland
Date of death 8 June 2000(2000-06-08) (aged 80)[2]
Place of death Glasgow, Scotland[3]
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1939 Shawfield
1939–1944 Queen's Park 116 (29)
1944–1945 Third Lanark
1945–1946 Hamilton Academical 27 (2)
1946–1949 Queen's Park 56 (26)
National team
1948 Great Britain 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew Irving Aitken (15 October 1919 – 8 June 2000) was a Scottish amateur football inside right who played in the Scottish League for Queen's Park.[3][4][5] He represented Great Britain at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Prior to and during the Second World War, Aitken worked for David Colville & Sons in Motherwell.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.
  2. ^ Crampsey, Bob (15 August 2000). "Andy Aitken". The Herald. Newsquest. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  3. ^ a b "QPFC.com – A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Queens Park : 1946/47 – 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 9 November 2009.
  5. ^ "1945–46". docs.google.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Andrew AITKEN". FIFA. Retrieved 9 November 2009.
  7. ^ "Andy Aitken". Sports Reference. Retrieved 17 November 2017.

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