Peter Weir (footballer)

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Peter Weir
Personal information
Full name Peter Russell Weir[1]
Date of birth (1958-01-18) 18 January 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Johnstone, Scotland
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1981 St Mirren 60 (4)
1981–1988 Aberdeen 160 (23)
1988–1989 Leicester City 28 (2)
1989–1990 St Mirren 28 (6)
1990–1992 Ayr United 40 (1)
National team
1980–1983 Scotland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Russell Weir (born 18 January 1958) is a Scottish former footballer, best known for his time with 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 six 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]


  1. ^ "Peter Weir". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 

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