Bert MacLachlan

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Bert MacLachlan
Personal information
Full name Albert James MacLachlan
Date of birth (1892-02-18)18 February 1892
Place of birth Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Date of death 1956 (aged 63–64)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
St Cuthbert Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1913–1914 Aston Villa 3 (0)
1914–1927 Aberdeen 318 (16)
1927–? Heart of Midlothian
National team
1920 Scottish League XI[1] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bert MacLachlan (18 February 1892 – 1956) was a Scottish professional football defender who played for Aston Villa, Aberdeen and Heart of Midlothian.

MacLachlan joined Aston Villa from St Cuthbert Wanderers in 1913, but played only three games for the English club.[2] He moved to Aberdeen in 1914, where he was appointed captain in 1919.[3] He left Aberdeen for Heart of Midlothian in 1927, and died in 1956.


  1. ^ "Bert McLachlan". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bert MacLachlan profile". Aston Villa Player Database. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Bert MacLachlan profile". AFC Heritage Trust. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Donald Colman
Aberdeen FC captain
Succeeded by