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Neil Alexander Simpson

1978-90 & 2001-23

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Neil Alexander Simpson

Neil Alexander "Simmie" Simpson

Football Player, No 8 Inside Right

  • Birth: 15 Nov 1961 • Hackney, London, England
  • Death: Living

Pathways Manager, Jun 2021 - Present, AberDNA Ambassador 2021, Head of AFC Youth Academy, Jul 2011 - Jun 2021, Assistant Academy Director, Jul 2006 - Jun 2011, SFA Head of Community Programme, Jul 2001 - Jul 2006.


Experience

  • Senior Debut:

    League Cup Rd 3 2nd Leg

    Aberdeeen 7 v 1 Hamilton Athlectic

  • 11 Oct 1978

  • 26 Feb 1983

  • 10 Nov 2017

Medal

  • European Super Cup, Winners Medal 1983

    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Super Cup, Winners Medal front - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.
    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Super Cup, Winners Medal back - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.

    20 Dec 1983
    Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hamburg SV (agg: 2 v 0)


Medal

  • European Cup Winners Cup, Winners Medal 1983

    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Cup Winners Cup, Winners Medal front - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.
    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Cup Winners Cup, Winners Medal back - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.

    11 May 1983
    Aberdeen 2 v 1 Real Madrid (a.e.t.)
    Inscription on back in French, Coupe Des Vainouers De Coupe Europeenie.
    Translated means, European Cup Winners' Cup and the year 1983


Photo

  • Neil Simpson Testimonial Programme Ticket and Scarf.

    • From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Neil Simpson Testimonial Programme Ticket and Scarf.

Honours (1978-90)

Trophys Description Year Match Location
European Super Cup - Silhouette European Super Cup
23 Nov 1983 & 20 Dec 1983
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg, Germany & Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland
European Cup Winners Cup - Silhouette European Cup Winners Cup
11 May 1983
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
22 May 1982
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
21 May 1983
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
19 May 1984
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
10 May 1986
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
12 May 1990
Aberdeen 0 v 0 Celtic (a.e.t.) (Aberdeen won 9–8 on penalties)
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish League Premiership Cup - Silhouette Scottish Premier Division Champions
1979-80
Claim the title, 03 May 1980, Hibernian 0 v 5 Aberdeen
Easter Road, Midlothian, Scotland
Scottish League Premiership Cup - Silhouette Scottish Premier Division Champions
1983-84
Claim the title, 02 May 1984, Hearts 0 v 1 Aberdeen
Tynecastle Park, Midlothian, Scotland
Scottish League Premiership Cup - Silhouette Scottish Premier Division Champions
1984-85
Claim the title, 27 Apr 1985, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Celtic
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland
Scottish league Cup - Silhouette Scottish league Cup
27 Oct 1985
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish league Cup - Silhouette Scottish league Cup
22 Oct 1989
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Drybrough Cup - Silhouette Drybrough Cup
02 Aug 1980
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Aberdeenshire Cup - Silhouette Aberdeenshire Cup
29 Apr 1981
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

External Link

  • 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's 1972 type Logo is used to convey the meaning intended and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the intended image - This version designed by Graeme Watson 2021 (Logo is for representation only and use of the logo here does not imply endorsement.)
    Insert Photos: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Super Cup, Winners Medal front & back 1983 (replica) - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.
    Insert Photos: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, European Cup Winners Cup, Winners Medal front & back 1983 (replica) - Copyright © 2022 Graeme Watson.
    Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Main Stand Entrance, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
    Insert Photo: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Neil Simpson Testimonial Programme Ticket and Scarf. Programmes displayed on this website are to illustrate the article on the match to which the programme was issued and to bring further understanding to the reader.

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