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Daniel Hardie "Danny" McKenzie

Football Player, No 11 Outside Left

  • Birth: 28 Jun 1909 • Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Death: 01 Sep 1931 • Aberden Royal Infimary, Aberdeen, Scotland


  • Senior Debut:

    Div 1

    Clyde 2 v 1 Aberdeen

  • 09 Feb 1929

  • 20 Sep 1930

    Div 1

    Dundee 4 v 2 Aberdeen

    Seriously injured in a “heavy collision” with Dundee defender Finlay Brown, who kicked him in the stomach. He had an operation for the internal injuries, and had a kidney removed.

  • 13 Nov 2021

    AFC Heritage Trust Remembrance Event

    His name has been added to the club’s Roll of Honour as the second “Heavenly Dancer”, he died in the service of the club. Patrick Doolan being the first.

News Article



(From Our Correspondont.)

ABERDEEN, Tuesday. Injured in Scottish League game in September of last year, Daniel McKenzie, 22-year-old footballer, died in Aberdeen Infirmary to-day.

He was playing at outside left for Aberdeen against Dundee when he was severely injured and removed to hospital, where an operation necessitating the removal of a kidney was performed.

Returning his home in Aberdeen, McKenzie appeared to have recovered from the results of the mishap, but he had a relapse about fortnight ago, and was removed to the local infirmary. He had been with the Aberdeen club for nearly three season.

(Leeds Mercury, dated Wednesday 02 Sept 1931)

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  • Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
    A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
    Aberdeen Football Club 1925 Logo - Designed by Graeme Watson © 2019
    Profile Photo: Daniel Hardie "Danny" McKenzie - original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.
    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Footballer’s Death. Due To Injury Sustained Twelve Months Ago, Leeds Mercury, dated Wednesday 02 Sept 1931. Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2021.
    Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Main Stand Entrance, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.


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