It was announced on social media that Frank McDougall passed away in hospital this morning following heart complications at the age of 65.
Hi, I’ve been asked to post this on behalf of Frank McDougall’s family. Frank sadly passed away this morning in hospital due to heart complications. Thoughts and prayers very much with Frank and his beloved family. RIP legend. 💔 pic.twitter.com/tZ1UxYr8GE— Ally Begg ⭐️⭐️ (@ally_begg) October 1, 2023
He played for the Dons between 1984 and 1986, and during his two seasons with the club he scored 44 goals and won all three domestic medals.
His career was cut short at the age of 29 due to a back injury which forced him to retire.
Last year he was introduced into the AFC Hall of Fame.
Aberdeen Football Club paid tribute to the former striker calling him an "AFC Legend" and "one of our greatest players ever".
Aberdeen Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Frank McDougall this morning.— Aberdeen FC (@AberdeenFC) October 1, 2023
Frank was an AFC legend, as during his two seasons for the Dons, between 1984 and 1986, he scored an incredible 44 goals and won all three domestic medals. pic.twitter.com/c9TSqTdgJq