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.