Clubs played for: Manchester City, York City, Bury, Bradford City, Huddersfield Town, York City, Bournemouth, Colchester United. 1961-1974
Biography: Born in Prestbury, Cheshire in 1943. He started his career with Manchester City, making his League debut against Blackburn Rovers as a Centre-half. Switched to striker, scoring 4 goals in sixteen league games. He then joined York City 1964 and had two stints at Bootham Crescent scoring 113 goals, including five hat-tricks. Famed for scoring a memorable hat-trick in 1965 which included one goal with his left foot, another with his right and a third with his head. Spells at Bournemouth and Colchester followed before his retirement in 1974. Aimson then became a physical recreation officer for Dorset Probation Service before suffering a fatal heart attack in Christchurch in 2008 following a short illness. A York City 'legend', he was described as “the perfect centre forward and a perfect gentleman”.
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