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Jamie Langfield
Personal information
Full name James Robert Langfield
Date of birth December 22, 1979 (1979-12-22) (age 30)
Place of birth    Paisley, Scotland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Aberdeen
Number 1
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1996–2003
2003–2004
2004
2004–2005
2005–
Dundee
Raith Rovers (loan)
Partick Thistle
Dunfermline Athletic
Aberdeen
033 0(0)
005 0(0)
010 0(0)
000 0(0)
131 0(0)   
National team2
2007 Scotland B 01 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 16:34, 4 November 2009 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 02:31, 16 February 2007 (UTC).
* Appearances (Goals)

James "Jamie" Robert Langfield (born December 22, 1979) is a Scottish professional football goalkeeper who plays for Scottish Premier League club Aberdeen.

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Career

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Domestic

Langfield started his career as a youth player at Dundee and went on to play for Partick Thistle[1], Raith Rovers (loan) and Dunfermline Athletic[2] before moving to Aberdeen in 2005.[3]. He took over from Esson as first choice and during season 2006-2007, Aberdeen finished third and qualified for the UEFA Cup.

In May 2007, he rejected a move to Glasgow club Rangers[4], preferring the option of more first-team opportunities at Aberdeen. In June 2007, while enjoying his stag do on holiday in Magaluf, he had a drunken argument with Aberdeen manager Jimmy Calderwood after bumping into him in a chance encounter. His Aberdeen future was in doubt.[5]

In June 2007, Langfield was linked with a move to English Championship side Norwich City with the possibility of a swap deal being involved with Norwich's Scottish international goalkeeper Paul Gallacher.

Langfield also signed a three year extension to his contract on the 21st of December 2007 which will keep him at the club until 2011. During February 2008 Langfield experienced a drop in form. This started on 5 February when Aberdeen lost to Dundee United in the CIS Insurance Cup 4-1.[6]

Langfield has regained his good form in the 2008/2009 season and was voted the Fan's Player of the Year.

International

Langfield has made one Scotland B appearance, and has been called up to the full Scotland squad as the third choice goalkeeper under Walter Smith, Alex McLeish and George Burley respectively, although he is yet to win a cap at full international level.[7]

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