Gibson, Aidan

Birth Date

17th May 1963


Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire



Biographical Text

Aidan Gibson played for Exeter City in the early 1980s. He joined the club from Derby County and later played for Stourbridge.

Starting as an apprentice at Derby County, and becoming a full professional in 1981, he had the misfortune of breaking an ankle during his debut against Shrewsbury Town in April 1981. Returning to full fitness he broke the other ankle two years later in a reserve encounter at Aston Villa. Threafter his contract at the Baseball Ground was not renewed and he joined Exeter City in July 1982. 

In-and-out of the side at St James' Park, his league debut was in a 6-1 defeat at Doncaster Rovers in September 1982 with his only league goal coming in the 7-1 reverse against Brentford in April 1983.

He left to play for Stourbridge and later ran his own business in Newcastle-under-Lyme.



Appearances as Substitute






Janet Gibson

Hi I'm Aidan's wife and he's 60 in May and I was wondering if I could get hold of any copies of the photos / prints shown. Kind regards Janet 

Paul Farley

Can you contact the club and ask for me! 

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