Stewart McKimmie

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Stewart McKimmie
Personal information
Full name Stewart McKimmie
Date of birth (1962-10-27) 27 October 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Banks O' Dee
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1983 Dundee 81 (0)
1983–1997 Aberdeen 463 (9)
1997–1998 Dundee United 10 (0)
Total 554 (9)
National team
1989–1996 Scotland 40 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Stewart McKimmie (born 27 October 1962) is a Scottish former professional footballer, who predominantly played for home town club Aberdeen. He played in defence, primarily as a right-back, and also played for Dundee and Dundee United. He now writes a weekly column in the Evening Express, as well as appearing as a pundit on Northsound 2's Friday Sport.

Club career[edit]

He signed for Aberdeen in 1983 from Dundee, as a replacement for Stuart Kennedy who had been forced to retire due to injury. He won the European Super Cup shortly after joining, and would go on to win two Scottish League Championships in 1984 and 1985, three Scottish Cups in 1984, 1986 and 1990 and three Scottish League Cups in 1985, 1989 and the last in 1995, as captain of Aberdeen. He left the club in 1997 and finished his career with Dundee United.

International career[edit]

He won 40 international caps for Scotland, appearing in the 1990 World Cup, the 1992 European Football Championship and 1996 European Football Championship. He scored one goal for Scotland, the only goal in a friendly game against world champions Argentina prior to the 1990 World Cup.


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