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George Aitken

Date of Birth: May 28, 1925 (age 88)

Appearances: 8

Goals: 0

Yellow Cards: 0

Red Cards: 0

Biography

George Gilbert Miller Aitken was born in Lochgelly, Fife, on 28 May 1925. He died on 22 January, 2003.
He joined East Fife in 1943 and - even though working fulltime as a miner - became a member of the successful cup team from Methil which lifted the Scottish League Cup in 1947 (while in the Second Division) and 1949 and also reached the Scottish Cup Final in 1950. He moved to Third Lanark in February 1951 but was bought by Sunderland in November that year for £19,500. Ended his playing car
British International Championship
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
05 Nov 1952 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
18 Oct 1952 SCOTLAND   2 - 1   WALES  
09 Apr 1949 ENGLAND   1 - 3   SCOTLAND  
F.I.F.A. World Cup Qualifier
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
03 Apr 1954 SCOTLAND   2 - 4   ENGLAND  
09 Nov 1949 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   WALES  
01 Oct 1949 NORTHERN IRELAND   2 - 8   SCOTLAND  
International Challenge Match
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
26 Apr 1950 SCOTLAND   3 - 1   SWITZERLAND  
27 Apr 1949 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   FRANCE  
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