1929–30 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1929-30 season
Manager Paddy Travers
Scottish League Division One 3rd
Scottish Cup 3rd Round
Top goalscorer League: Benny Yorston (39)
All: Benny Yorston (47)
Highest home attendance 32,000 vs. Rangers, 7 September
Lowest home attendance 7,000 vs. Nithsdale Wanderers 1 February

The 1929-30 season was Aberdeen's 25th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 26th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish League Division One and the Scottish Cup.

Results[edit]

Division One[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 10 August Falkirk A 2–3 Yorston (2) 9,000
2 17 August Motherwell H 2–2 McDermid (2) 15,000
3 24 August Celtic A 4–3 Smith, Love, Cheyne, Yorston 20,000
4 31 August Airdrieonians A 2–0 Love (2) 5,000
5 7 September Rangers H 1–1 Cheyne 32,000
6 14 September Clyde A 3–1 Cheyne, Yorston, Love (penalty) 6,000
7 21 September Morton H 5–3 Love (2), Yorston, Cheyne, Smith 14,000
8 23 September Clyde H 5–2 Yorston (3), Love, Cheyne 14,000
9 28 September Partick Thistle H 2–1 Love (penalty), Yorston 14,000
10 5 October St Johnstone A 1–0 Cheyne 7,000
11 12 October Ayr United H 4–1 Yorston (2), Cheyne, Love 14,000
12 19 October Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 Yorston, McDermid 35,000
13 26 October Dundee H 1–0 Yorston 20,000
14 2 November Kilmarnock A 2–4 Yorston (2) 9,000
15 9 November Cowdenbeath H 2–0 Smith, Yorston 14,000
16 16 November St Mirren A 0–1 10,000
17 23 November Dundee United A 4–2 Love (2), Yorston, Cheyne 12,000
18 30 November Hamilton Academical H 4–3 Yorston (3), Love (penalty) 13,000
19 7 December Hibernian H 2–0 Cheyne, Love 10,000
20 14 December Queen's Park A 2–2 Love, Cheyne 20,000
21 21 December Falkirk H 1–0 Yorston 10,000
22 28 December Motherwell A 1–4 Cheyne 8,000
23 1 January Dundee A 3–0 Yorston (3) 20,000
24 2 January Heart of Midlothian H 2–2 Hill, Dickie 18,000
25 4 January Celtic H 3–1 Yorston (2), Love 22,000
26 11 January Airdrieonians H 3–1 Cheyne, Love, Yorston 10,000
27 25 January Rangers A 1–3 McLaren (penalty) 40,000
28 8 February Morton A 2–1 Yorston (2) 3,500
29 19 February Partick Thistle A 1–2 Cheyne 4,000
30 22 February St Johnstone H 1–0 Black 10,000
31 1 March Ayr United A 1–5 Smith 5,000
32 8 March Kilmarnock H 4–3 Cheyne (2), Yorston (2) 11,000
33 15 March Cowdenbeath A 1–0 McDermid 1,000
34 22 March St Mirren H 3–3 Yorston (2), Hickie 14,500
35 29 March Dundee United H 2–2 Yorston, Smith 12,000
36 5 April Hamilton Academical A 2–4 Yorston, McLaren 4,000
37 12 April Hibernian A 1–0 Yorston 4,000
38 19 April Queen's Park H 3–0 Yorston (2), Love 12,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
2 Motherwell 38 25 5 8 104 48 56 55
3 Aberdeen 38 23 7 8 85 61 24 53
4 Celtic 38 22 5 11 88 46 42 49

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 18 January Raith Rovers A 3–3 Yorston, Love, Cheyne 10,000
R1 R 31 January Raith Rovers H 7–0 Yorston (3), Cheyne, McLaren, McDermid, Smith 13,191
R2 1 February Nithsdale Wanderers H 5–1 Cheyne (2), Yorston (2), McDermid 7,000
R3 15 February Partick Thistle A 2–3 Yorston (2) 38,568

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