1906–07 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1906-07 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 11th
Scottish Cup 1st round
Top goalscorer League: Willie Lennie (9)
All: Willie Lennie (9)
Highest home attendance 8,000 vs. Dundee, 8 December 1906
8,000 vs. Celtic, 2 March 1907
Lowest home attendance 1,200 vs. Queen's Park, 24 September 1906

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1906–07.

Overview[edit]

This was Aberdeen's fourth season overall and second in the top flight. Aberdeen finished 11th out of 18 clubs in the First Division, but were knocked out of the Scottish Cup by Renfrewshire club Johnstone after a replay. New signings included Irish international Charlie O'Hagan from Middlesbrough.

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 18 August Hibernian A 1–2 Lennie 6,000
2 25 August Third Lanark H 0–2 4,500
3 1 September Rangers A 2–6 H. Low, Lennie 10,000
4 8 September St Mirren H 4–2 Edgar, Haxton, Lennie (2) 5,500
5 15 September Morton A 1–2 H. Low 4,000
6 22 September Airdrieonians H 0–0 6,000
7 24 September Queen's Park H 2–1 Edgar, Lennie 1,200
8 29 September Motherwell A 2–3 Ward (2) 4,000
9 6 October Falkirk H 0–0 5,000
10 13 October Celtic A 1–2 McKinlay 14,000
11 20 October Partick Thistle H 0–0 4,000
12 27 October Kilmarnock A 3–1 McKinlay, H. Low (2) 1,500
13 3 November Heart of Midlothian H 2–3 McKinlay (2) 6,500
14 10 November Dundee A 0–0 12,000
15 17 November Clyde A 3–1 Ward, McKinlay, McDonald 3,000
16 24 November Port Glasgow Athletic H 1–0 Ward 4,000
17 1 December Hamilton Academical A 2–4 Lennie, Own goal 2,500
18 8 December Dundee H 0–3 8,000
19 22 December Rangers H 0–3 7,000
20 1 January Falkirk A 2–3 McDonald, Ward 4,000
21 12 January Port Glasgow Athletic A 2–2 H. Low, O'Hagan 5,000
22 19 January Kilmarnock H 3–0 H. Low (2), Lennie 4,000
23 16 February Hamilton Academical H 2–1 McDonald, Ward 3,000
24 23 February Motherwell H 2–2 H. Low, Wilson 3,500
25 2 March Celtic H 2–2 O'Hagan, Lennie 8,000
26 9 March Morton H 2–0 Simpson, Wilson 4,500
27 16 March St Mirren A 2–2 Simpson (2) 4,000
28 23 March Airdrieonians A 2–0 Wilson, O'Hagan 2,000
29 30 March Third Lanark A 0–2 3,500
30 6 April Partick Thistle A 0–2 4,000
31 13 April Clyde H 3–0 McDonald, Wilson, Lennie 4,500
32 15 April Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 O'Hagan 4,000
33 4 May Queen's Park A 0–2 2,000
34 6 May Hibernian H 1–1 Own goal 5,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
10 Motherwell 34 12 9 13 45 48 –3 33
11 ABERDEEN 34 10 10 14 48 55 –7 30
12 Hibernian 34 10 10 14 40 59 –19 30
13 Morton 34 11 6 17 41 50 –9 28

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 26 January Johnstone H 0–0 3,000
R1 R 9 February Johnstone A 1–2 H. Low 2,500

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Scotland Pat Boyle 34 0 33 0 1 0
DF Scotland Willie Brebner 9 0 7 0 2 0
MF Scotland Stewart Davidson 4 0 4 0 0 0
FW Scotland John Edgar 15 2 15 2 0 0
FW Scotland John Ford 6 0 6 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jim Gault 23 0 22 0 1 0
DF Scotland Alex Halkett 32 0 30 0 2 0
FW Scotland Jim Haxton 7 1 7 1 0 0
FW Scotland Allan Lawrie 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Scotland Willie Lennie 33 9 31 9 2 0
FW Scotland Henry Low 32 9 30 8 2 1
MF Scotland Wilf Low 31 0 29 0 2 0
GK Scotland Rab MacFarlane 33 0 31 0 2 0
FW Scotland John McDonald 21 4 20 4 1 0
FW Scotland Dave McKinlay 16 5 14 5 2 0
FW Scotland Willie McWhinnie 1 0 1 0 0 0
GK Scotland Cody Mutch 3 0 3 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jack Newlands 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Republic of Ireland Charlie O'Hagan 15 4 13 4 2 0
MF Scotland Gowie Robertson 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Jimmy Robertson 6 0 6 0 0 0
FW Scotland Bobby Simpson 10 3 10 3 0 0
DF Scotland Tom Strang 27 0 25 0 2 0
DF Scotland John Urquhart 3 0 3 0 0 0
FW England Alf Ward 19 6 18 6 1 0
DF Scotland Sam Willox 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Scotland George Wilson 11 4 11 4 0 0

References[edit]

  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.