Jim Leighton


DOB: 24/07/58

Which years did you play for Deveronvale?

1977 - 1978.

Who signed you for the Vale and what attracted you to sign for the club ?

Ken Tedcastle signed me. I was farmed out by Billy McNeil from Aberdeen

What are your fondest memories of playing for Vale ?

The fondness shown to me by supporters, players, committee and manager.

What is the most memorable game you played in for Vale ?

Winning the Bells cup on penalties at Huntly against Huntly

8. Who were the characters at the club ?

Norrie McBain, Allan Forbes, Kevin Bremner and Charlie Esslemont

Who were the best players you played with at the Vale ?

George Pirie, Kevin Bremner, Allan Forbes and Grant Smith

And who were the best players you played against ?

Billy Urquhart (Caley), Doug Considine (Huntly)

What have you done in a football sense since you left the Vale ?

12 years Aberdeen, 4 years Man Utd, 1 and a half years Dundee, 4 years Hibs, 9 years currently still at Aberdeen .

What does a normal Saturday afternoon entail for you these days ?

Being involved with Aberdeen and warming up goalie before game

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