1921–22 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1921-22 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 15th
Scottish Cup Semi final
Top goalscorer League: Johnny Miller (23)
All: Johnny Miller (27)
Highest home attendance 28,000 vs. Dundee, 25 February 1922
Lowest home attendance 8,000 vs. Raith Rovers, 3 January 1922

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1921–22.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in 15th place out of 22 clubs in the First Division, missing out on relegation by five points; in the Scottish Cup, they made it through to the semi-final stage, but lost 3-1 to Morton at Dens Park, Dundee. New signing Johnny Miller scored a record 27 goals this season.[1]

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 20 August Ayr United H 1–0 Miller 16,000
2 27 August Dumbarton A 1–1 Miller 4,500
3 30 August Partick Thistle A 0–2 16,000
4 3 September Dundee H 1–2 Miller 18,000
5 10 September Celtic H 1–1 Rankine 21,000
6 14 September Falkirk H 1–1 Miller 14,000
7 17 September Kilmarnock A 3–2 Connon, Miller (2) 7,000
8 21 September Clydebank A 1–1 Miller 5,000
9 24 September Rangers A 0–1 26,000
10 26 September Queen's Park H 2–1 Miller, Robertson 15,000
11 1 October Hibernian H 1–2 Miller 14,500
12 8 October Raith Rovers A 1–2 Wright 12,000
13 15 October Clyde H 4–2 Thomson, Miller (3) 14,500
14 22 October Hamilton Academical A 2–2 Wright, Miller 6,500
15 29 October Third Lanark H 3–0 Miller (3) 12,000
16 5 November Albion Rovers A 2–0 Thomson, Miller 2,000
17 12 November Airdrieonians H 3–0 Middleton, Miller, Bainbridge 15,000
18 19 November Falkirk A 1–2 Miller 8,500
19 26 November Partick Thistle H 2–1 Thomson, Rankine 16,500
20 3 December Heart of Midlothian A 1–2 Rankine 15,000
21 10 December St Mirren H 0–1 15,500
22 17 December Motherwell H 2–0 Thomson, Rankine 12,500
23 24 December Morton A 1–2 Robertson 5,000
24 31 December Clydebank H 2–0 Thomson (2) 12,000
25 2 January Dundee A 0–1 22,000
26 3 January Raith Rovers H 1–2 Thomson 8,000
27 7 January Airdrieonians A 0–4 5,500
28 14 January Dumbarton H 3–0 Miller, Rankine (2) 12,000
29 21 January Celtic A 0–2 12,500
30 4 February Hamilton Academical H 0–0 11,000
31 18 February Morton H 2–2 Thomson, Miller 11,500
32 21 February Clyde A 0–2 2,000
33 1 March Queen's Park A 1–3 Miller 10,000
34 4 March St Mirren A 1–2 Thomson 12,000
35 22 March Albion Rovers H 2–0 Miller, Rankine 10,000
36 25 March Ayr United A 1–1 Thomson 5,000
37 5 April Rangers H 0–0 19,000
38 8 April Kilmarnock H 0–1 11,000
39 12 April Motherwell A 0–3 5,000
40 19 April Third Lanark A 0–2 4,500
41 22 April Hibernian H 1–0 Grant 10,000
42 29 April Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 12,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
14 Ayr United 42 13 12 17 55 63 –8 38
15 ABERDEEN 42 13 9 20 48 54 –6 35
16 Airdrieonians 42 12 11 19 48 56 –8 35
17 Kilmarnock 42 13 9 20 56 83 –27 35

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 28 January Dumbarton H 1–0 Thomson 16,000
R2 11 February Queen's Park H 1–1 Thomson 22,000
R2 R 14 February Queen's Park A 2–1 Miller (2) 18,000
R3 25 February Dundee H 3–0 Wright, Miller, Bainbridge 28,000
R4 11 March Hamilton Academical A 0–0 16,000
R4 R 15 March Hamilton Academical H 2–0 Miller, Rankine 23,000
SF 1 April Morton N 1–3 Milne 23,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Scotland Fred Alexander 9 0 9 0 0 0
GK Scotland George Anderson 25 0 25 0 0 0
FW England Simpson Bainbridge 29 2 22 1 7 1
GK England Harry Blackwell 24 0 17 0 7 0
FW Scotland Jacky Connon 13 1 13 1 0 0
FW Scotland Peter Fisher 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Harry Flanagan 4 0 4 0 0 0
DF Scotland Matt Forsyth 41 0 35 0 6 0
FW Scotland Walter Grant 5 1 5 1 0 0
DF Scotland Sandy Grosert 20 0 17 0 3 0
DF Scotland Bobby Hannah 3 0 3 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jock Hutton 35 0 29 0 6 0
FW Scotland James Mackie 1 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland Bert MacLachlan 45 0 38 0 7 0
MF Scotland Fred MacLachlan 6 0 6 0 0 0
DF Scotland James McBoyle 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW England Billy Middleton 47 1 40 1 7 0
FW Scotland Johnny Miller 42 27 35 23 7 4
MF Scotland Vic Milne 45 1 38 0 7 1
FW Scotland Alec Moir 3 0 3 0 0 0
FW Scotland Andy Rankine 40 8 33 7 7 1
FW Scotland Arthur Robertson 8 2 8 2 0 0
FW Scotland James Stevenson 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Doug Thomson 38 12 31 10 7 2
MF Scotland Alex Wright 46 3 40 2 6 1
FW Scotland Bobby Yule 5 0 5 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stirling, Kevin (2002). Aberdeen: A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books. p. 233. ISBN 1-874287-49-X. 
  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.