Drew Jarvie

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Drew Jarvie
Personal information
Full nameAndrew Jarvie
Date of birth (1948-10-05) 5 October 1948 (age 72)
Place of birth Annathill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Kilsyth Rangers
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1967–1972 Airdrieonians 143 (50)
1972–1982 Aberdeen 274 (85)
1982–1984 Airdrieonians 28 (5)
1984–1986 St Mirren 16 (3)
Total461(143)
National team
1971 Scotland 3 (0)
1971 Scottish League XI [1] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew Jarvie (born 5 October 1948 in Annathill, North Lanarkshire) is a Scottish former footballer, known mostly for his time with Aberdeen

At Aberdeen he made 386 appearances (53 as substitute) and scored 131 goals as well winning the Scottish League Cup and Scottish League. On joining Aberdeen in 1972, he became the then-record signing for Aberdeen, having cost £72,000, and formed a successful partnership with Joe Harper. Before he joined Aberdeen, he played for Airdrieonians, where he formed a prolific partnership with Drew Busby. After leaving Aberdeen in 1982, he played for Airdrie again and then had a spell with St Mirren. He was capped three times by the Scottish national side while with Airdrie in 1971.

Since retirement, he has and continues to be involved in various coaching capacities including at former club Aberdeen alongside Alex Smith and Jocky Scott. Jarvie also served as Ian Porterfield's assistant at South Korean club Busan I'Cons during the 2003 K-League season.

In December 2008, Jarvie recovered from major heart valve repair surgery, having had regular hospital appointments monitoring the condition for a considerable period before. [2]

Jarvie is an inductee of the Aberdeen Hall of Fame and was rewarded for his service with a testimonial in 1982 against Ipswich Town.

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References

  1. http://www.londonhearts.com/SFL/players/drewjarvie.html
  2. "Aberdeen hero Drew Jarvie recovers after heart op". Daily Record. 26 December 2008. Retrieved 14 February 2011.