Neale COOPER

Neale COOPER - Aston Villa  - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 16 September 1987

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder.
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 24 November 1963
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Darjeeling, India. Died 28th. May 2018 aged 54.
  • CLUBS
  • Aston Villa
    • Club Career Dates
      1986 - 1988
    • League Debut
    • Club Career
      20 appearances.
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Neale COOPER - Aston Villa - League appearances.

Neale Cooper playing for Aston Villa their 2-0 away win at West Bromwich Albion.

Both goals scored by Warren Aspinall.

 

Neal played two seasons for Villa under three managers, Graham Turner, Billy McNeill and Graham Taylor

but recurring injuries limited his appearances. His playing days at Aberdeen were the

highlights of his career under the management of the legendary Alex Ferguson.

 

He died on 28th. May 2018 in hospital after being found in the stairwell of the block of flats he lived at in Aberdeen.

 

Aberdeen:

Scottish league champion (2): 1983–84, 1984–85.
Scottish Cup winner (4): 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986.
Scottish League Cup winner (1): 1986.
European Cup Winners Cup winner (1): 1983.
European Super Cup winner (1): 1983

 

CLUB CAREER:

 

1979–1986    Aberdeen    132    (6)
1986–1988    Aston Villa    20    (0)
1988–1990    Rangers    17    (1)
1990–1991    Aberdeen    0    (0)
1991              Reading    7    (0)
1991–1996    Dunfermline Athletic    101    (4)
1996–1998    Ross County    5    (0)

 

Total        282 games   (11 goals)

 

TEAMS MANAGED:

 

1996–2002    Ross County
2003–2005    Hartlepool United
2005               Gillingham
2008–2011    Peterhead
2011–2012    Hartlepool United