1911–12 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1911-12 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 9th
Scottish Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Dave Main (12)
All: Dave Main (14)
Highest home attendance 22,000 vs. Celtic, 24 February 1912
Lowest home attendance 3,000 vs. Morton, 6 April 1912

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1911–12.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in ninth place in the Scottish First Division and were knocked out of the Scottish Cup at the third round stage after a replay defeat to Celtic. Dave Main finished as the club's top scorer with 14 goals. In September 1911, Pittodrie Stadium was closed for two weeks after Rangers players were pelted with stones.[1]

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 19 August Raith Rovers H 3–1 McIntosh, Main, Wood 10,000
2 26 August Third Lanark H 1–2 Lennie 10,000
3 2 September Hamilton Academical A 1–1 Soye 6,000
4 16 September Rangers H 1–2 Main 14,000
5 23 September Falkirk A 0–3 10,000
6 25 September Queen's Park H 3–0 Main, Wood, Lennie 8,000
7 30 September Kilmarnock H 1–2 Main 4,000
8 7 October Clyde A 1–0 Wood 5,000
9 14 October Celtic A 0–1 10,500
10 21 October Partick Thistle H 3–1 Soye, Walker, Main 6,000
11 28 October St Mirren A 3–1 Soye, Main (2) 6,000
12 4 November Airdrieonians H 3–0 Main, Wood (2) 6,000
13 11 November Queen's Park A 5–2 Soye, Walker, Main (2), Lennie 4,000
14 18 November Raith Rovers A 1–1 Lennie 8,000
15 25 November Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 Wyllie, Main 12,000
16 2 December Motherwell H 0–1 8,000
17 9 December Partick Thistle A 1–3 McIntosh 10,000
18 16 December Dundee H 2–1 McIntosh, Lennie 10,000
19 23 December Hibernian A 1–1 Lennie 6,000
20 30 December St Mirren H 2–1 Wyllie, Main 9,000
21 1 January Morton A 1–2 Walker 6,000
22 6 January Hamilton Academical H 2–0 McIntosh, John Wood 4,000
23 13 January Dundee A 0–4 10,500
24 20 January Rangers A 0–2 18,000
25 2 March Hibernian H 1–1 Wyllie 5,000
26 16 March Heart of Midlothian H 1–0 Wood 4,500
27 23 March Celtic H 1–1 Wood 6,000
28 30 March Clyde H 0–0 4,000
29 6 April Morton H 1–1 Soye 3,000
30 8 April Third Lanark A 2–0 Hume, McIntosh 2,500
31 13 April Motherwell A 0–2 3,000
32 17 April Falkirk H 1–0 Soye 3,500
33 20 April Airdrieonians A 0–3 1,500
34 27 April Kilmarnock A 0–3 4,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
8 Dundee 34 13 9 12 52 41 11 35
9 ABERDEEN 34 14 7 13 44 44 0 35
10 Airdrieonians 34 12 8 14 40 41 –1 32
11 Third Lanark 34 12 7 15 40 57 –17 31

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 27 January St Mirren A 3–3 Wyllie, Soye, Wood 16,000
R1 R 10 February St Mirren H 4–0 Walker, Main, Wood, Lennie 14,000
R2 17 February Armadale H 3–0 Wyllie, Wood, Lennie 7,000
R3 24 February Celtic H 2–2 Soye, Main 22,000
R3 R 9 March Celtic A 0–2 40,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Scotland Donald Colman 35 0 32 0 3 0
MF Scotland Stewart Davidson 28 0 23 0 5 0
FW Scotland Willie Dickson 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Scotland Sam Douglas 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland John Edgar 2 0 2 0 0 0
GK Scotland Andy Greig 27 0 22 0 5 0
DF Scotland Bobby Hannah 4 0 2 0 2 0
DF Scotland Archie Harper 2 0 2 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jock Hume 37 1 32 1 5 0
GK Scotland Arthur King 12 0 12 0 0 0
FW Scotland Willie Lennie 33 8 28 6 5 2
MF Scotland WR Low 3 0 3 0 0 0
FW Scotland Dave Main 34 14 29 12 5 2
FW Scotland Vic McEchern 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Scotland Angus McIntosh 20 5 19 5 1 0
MF Scotland James Miller 13 0 13 0 0 0
FW Scotland John Neilson 3 0 3 0 0 0
FW Scotland Jimmy Soye 37 8 32 6 5 2
FW Scotland Joe Walker 24 4 20 3 4 1
MF Scotland George Wilson 35 0 30 0 5 0
FW England John Wood 37 10 32 7 5 3
MF Scotland Jock Wyllie 39 6 34 4 5 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stirling, Kevin (2002). Aberdeen: A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books. p. 217. ISBN 1-874287-49-X. 
  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.