Fergus McKenna Aitken
b. Hutchestown, Glasgow 5 June 1896
d. Kilmarnock 13 July 1989
Debut 27 August 1921 (25y 84d) Final Game 26 December 1921 (25y 204d)
First Goal 26 December 1921
CAREER: Petershill '15;Benburb Jul'16;Third Lanark;Bury '19[75-5];Blackburn Rovers May'21 (£2,000);Cardiff City Dec'22;Birmingham City Mar'23;Southport Apr'24 (free)[78-3];Bradford PA Jun'26-May'27.
FL 8 apps 1 gl
The son of a Glasgow police constable he was a strongly built, dark haired flyer who arrived at Ewood with the reputation that had prompted the club to pay a large fee for his services. Strictly an orthodox 'run and cross' winger he never lived up to the advance publicity but he later starred in a very good Southport side. After retiring he moved back to Glasgow, working as a tram driver before being promoted to inspector.