Roy Aitken

Date of birth24 November 1958
Place of birthIrvine
NationalityScottish
PositionMidfielder

Aitken was a Scotland International and Celtic legend who joined Newcastle towards the end of his career.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Celtic 01 Jan 1990
Newcastle United 01 Jan 1990

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1989-90 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two 22
1
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two Play-Offs 2
1990-91 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1990-91 Newcastle United League Division Two 32
1990-91 Newcastle United Rumbelows League Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Jan 1990 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 5-4 League Division Two
20 Jan 1990 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Jan 1990 Reading v Newcastle United D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1990 Newcastle United v Reading W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
04 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
10 Feb 1990 Portsmouth v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 2-3 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1990 Sheffield United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth W 3-0 League Division Two
03 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 4-1 League Division Two
07 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
10 Mar 1990 Watford v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
17 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division Two
21 Mar 1990 Bradford City v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division Two
24 Mar 1990 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Plymouth Argyle W 3-1 League Division Two
07 Apr 1990 Port Vale v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
11 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division Two
14 Apr 1990 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division Two
21 Apr 1990 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Swindon Town D 0-0 League Division Two
28 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division Two
05 May 1990 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Division Two
13 May 1990 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
16 May 1990 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 0-2
Agg: 0-2
League Division Two Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
25 Aug 1990 Newcastle United v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Division Two
01 Sep 1990 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
08 Sep 1990 Newcastle United v Millwall L 1-2 League Division Two
15 Sep 1990 Port Vale v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
22 Sep 1990 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Sep 1990 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1990 Bristol City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
03 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division Two
10 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0
Agg: 1-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Oct 1990 Oxford United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1990 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
24 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic L 1-3 League Division Two
24 Nov 1990 Newcastle United v Watford W 1-0 League Division Two
01 Dec 1990 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 5-4 League Division Two
16 Dec 1990 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
22 Dec 1990 Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1990 Newcastle United v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Dec 1990 Newcastle United v Notts County L 0-2 League Division Two
01 Jan 1991 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Jan 1991 Newcastle United v Derby County W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1991 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Division Two
16 Jan 1991 Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division Two
19 Jan 1991 Millwall v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
02 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Port Vale W 2-0 League Division Two
13 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 FA Cup 4th round
18 Feb 1991 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 3-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
23 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division Two
27 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division Two
02 Mar 1991 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Mar 1991 Watford v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
12 Mar 1991 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two
16 Mar 1991 Newcastle United v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Mar 1991 Portsmouth v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
30 Mar 1991 Swindon Town v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division Two
01 Apr 1991 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers L 0-2 League Division Two
06 Apr 1991 Notts County v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1976-77 Scotland UEFA Under-21 2
1976-77 Scotland Under-21 1
1977-78 Scotland UEFA Under-21 1
1977-78 Scotland Under-21 1
1978-79 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
1979-80 Scotland British Home Championship 1
1
1979-80 Scotland International Friendly 2
1979-80 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1979-80 Scotland UEFA Under-21 2
1982-83 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
1982-83 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1983-84 Scotland British Home Championship 1
1
1983-84 Scotland UEFA European Championship
1
1983-84 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
1
1984-85 Scotland FIFA World Cup 1
1984-85 Scotland International Friendly 1
1984-85 Scotland UEFA Under-21 2
1
1984-85 Scotland Under-21 1
1985-86 Scotland FIFA World Cup 6
1985-86 Scotland International Friendly 4
1
1986-87 Scotland Rous Cup 2
1986-87 Scotland UEFA European Championship 4
1
1987-88 Scotland International Friendly 4
1987-88 Scotland Rous Cup 2
1987-88 Scotland UEFA European Championship 3
1988-89 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1988-89 Scotland International Friendly 1
1988-89 Scotland Rous Cup 2
1989-90 Scotland FIFA World Cup 6
1989-90 Scotland International Friendly 2
1
1991-92 Scotland UEFA European Championship
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Oct 1976 Czechoslovakia v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group
09 Feb 1977 Scotland v Wales W 3-2 U21
30 Mar 1977 Switzerland v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
20 Sep 1977 Scotland v Czechoslovakia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group
08 Feb 1978 Wales v Scotland L 1-0 U21
24 Oct 1978 Scotland v Norway W 5-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
28 Nov 1978 Portugal v Scotland W 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 2
07 Jun 1979 Norway v Scotland D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 2
12 Sep 1979 Scotland v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 1979 Belgium v Scotland W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
19 Dec 1979 Scotland v Belgium L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 2
12 Feb 1980 England v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
21 May 1980 Scotland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
24 May 1980 Scotland v England L 0-2 British Home Championship
28 May 1980 Poland v Scotland L 1-0 International Friendly
15 Dec 1982 Belgium v Scotland L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
16 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-3 International Friendly
20 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 1983 Scotland v Belgium D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 Nov 1983 East Germany v Scotland D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 2-0 British Home Championship
28 Feb 1984 Scotland v Wales W 2-1 British Home Championship
14 Mar 1984 Scotland v Yugoslavia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
04 Apr 1984 Yugoslavia v Scotland L 3-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
11 Sep 1984 Scotland v West Germany W 2-1 U21
16 Oct 1984 Scotland v Iceland W 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
13 Nov 1984 Scotland v Spain L 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
25 May 1985 Scotland v England W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 1985 Iceland v Scotland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
10 Sep 1985 Wales v Scotland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
16 Oct 1985 Scotland v East Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Nov 1985 Scotland v Australia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Oceania play-off
04 Dec 1985 Australia v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Oceania play-off
28 Jan 1986 Israel v Scotland W 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 1986 Scotland v Romania W 3-0 International Friendly
23 Apr 1986 England v Scotland L 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 1986 Denmark v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
08 Jun 1986 West Germany v Scotland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
13 Jun 1986 Scotland v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
10 Sep 1986 Scotland v Bulgaria D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
15 Oct 1986 Republic of Ireland v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
12 Nov 1986 Scotland v Luxembourg W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
18 Feb 1987 Scotland v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
01 Apr 1987 Belgium v Scotland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
23 May 1987 Scotland v England D 0-0 ROUS CUP
26 May 1987 Scotland v Brazil L 0-2 ROUS CUP
09 Sep 1987 Scotland v Hungary W 2-0 International Friendly
14 Oct 1987 Scotland v Belgium W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
11 Nov 1987 Bulgaria v Scotland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
02 Dec 1987 Luxembourg v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
17 Feb 1988 Saudi Arabia v Scotland D 2-2 International Friendly
22 Mar 1988 Malta v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Apr 1988 Spain v Scotland D 0-0 International Friendly
17 May 1988 Scotland v Colombia D 0-0 ROUS CUP
21 May 1988 England v Scotland L 1-0 ROUS CUP
14 Sep 1988 Norway v Scotland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 5
19 Oct 1988 Scotland v Yugoslavia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
22 Dec 1988 Italy v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
08 Feb 1989 Cyprus v Scotland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 5
08 Mar 1989 Scotland v France W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
26 Apr 1989 Scotland v Cyprus W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
27 May 1989 Scotland v England L 0-2 ROUS CUP
30 May 1989 Scotland v Chile W 2-0 ROUS CUP
06 Sep 1989 Yugoslavia v Scotland L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
11 Oct 1989 France v Scotland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
15 Nov 1989 Scotland v Norway D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
28 Mar 1990 Scotland v Argentina W 1-0 International Friendly
19 May 1990 Scotland v Poland D 1-1 International Friendly
28 May 1990 Malta v Scotland W 1-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 1990 Costa Rica v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Jun 1990 Sweden v Scotland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
20 Jun 1990 Brazil v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Oct 1991 Romania v Scotland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.