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Born: January 5, 1942 City: Edinburgh, Scotland   Height: 5' 10" Weight: 155 lbs.   National Team: Scotland 1961-62 (1 Game)
Clubs: Aston Villa 1959-76
Cosmos 77 Charles Aitken Head Team League Year Num Pos Games Goals Assists Points Citizen
New York Cosmos NASL 76 17 D 16 0 3 3 Scotland
New York Cosmos NASL 77 17 D 8 0 1 1 Scotland
Aston Villa (England) 1959-76

The 1963-64 Aston Villa team had 6 future NASL players: Nigel Sims, Charlie Aitken, Bobby Thomson, Tony Hateley, Phil Woosnam, Harry Burrows

The 1965-66 Aston Villa team had 3 future NASL players: Charlie Aitken, Tony Hateley, Phil Woosnam

The 1971 Aston Villa team had 8 future NASL players:
Back L-R: Keith Bradley, Ian 'Chico' Hamilton, Charlie Aitken, Pat McMahon, George Curtis, Lew Chatterley.
Middle: Ron Wylie (coach), Bruce Rioch, Andy Lochhead, John Dunn, Fred Turnbull, Michael Wright, Vic Crowe (Manager).
Front: Jimmy Brown, David Gibson, Brian Godfrey (Captain), Brian Tiler, Willie Anderson

Photo from
New York Cosmos 1976 Home (NASL)
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 76 Home Team 2
New York Cosmos 1976 Road (NASL)
New York Cosmos 1977 Home (NASL)

Charlie Aitken (17), Colin Fowles (22), Werner Roth (4)
Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at New York Cosmos
New York Cosmos 1977 Home Adidas Variaton
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New York Cosmos 1977 Road (NASL)