1930–31 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1930-31 season
Manager Paddy Travers
Scottish League Division One 6th
Scottish Cup 4th Round
Top goalscorer League: Benny Yorston (16)
All: Benny Yorston (22)
Highest home attendance 28,527 vs. Dundee, 18 February
Lowest home attendance 8,000 vs. Rangers 7 March

The 1930-31 season was Aberdeen's 26th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 27th 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 9 August Partick Thistle A 1–2 Dickie 23,000
2 16 August Leith Athletic H 2–1 Love (2) 15,000
3 23 August Cowdenbeath A 0–2 5,000
4 30 August Airdrieonians H 2–0 McDermid, Merrie 12,500
5 6 September Celtic A 0–1 12,000
6 13 September Motherwell H 2–4 McDermid, Yorston 11,000
7 20 September Dundee A 2–4 Yorston, McDermid 13,000
8 22 September Hamilton Academical H 0–2 12,000
9 27 September Heart of Midlothian H 2–1 Smith, Hill 13,000
10 4 October Ayr United A 1–2 Yorston 5,000
11 11 October St Mirren H 0–0 12,000
12 18 October East Fife A 3–1 McLaren, Smith, McDermid 6,000
13 25 October Queen's Park H 3–1 Yorston (2), McDermid 12,000
14 1 November Rangers A 0–4 20,000
15 8 November Kilmarnock H 2–0 Yorston, Black 13,000
16 15 November Hibernian H 7–0 Merrie (6), McDermid 12,000
17 22 November Falkirk A 3–5 Merrie, McLaren, Love 1,500
18 29 November Morton H 4–0 Merrie (2), McLean, Yorston 12,000
19 6 December Clyde A 5–2 Yorston (3), Merrie, McLean 4,000
20 13 December Hamilton Academical A 0–3 4,000
21 20 December Partick Thistle H 3–1 Merrie, McDermid, McLean 16,000
22 27 December Leith Athletic A 0–0 4,000
23 1 January Dundee H 6–1 Yorston (3), McDermid (2), Love (penalty) 22,000
24 3 January Cowdenbeath H 1–1 Yorston 15,000
25 5 January Heart of Midlothian A 2–3 Love, McLean 10,000
26 10 January Airdrieonians A 0–2 4,000
27 24 January Celtic H 1–1 McDermid 20,000
28 7 February Ayr United H 3–1 McLean (2), McMillan 12,000
29 9 February Motherwell A 0–5 3,000
30 21 February East Fife H 4–1 McLean (2), Merrie, McDermid 10,000
31 23 February St Mirren A 2–2 Hill, McLean 3,000
32 3 March Queen's Park A 2–2 David, Dickie 4,000
33 7 March Rangers H 1–3 David 8,000
34 18 March Kilmarnock A 1–1 David 6,000
35 21 March Hibernian A 2–1 David (2) 5,000
36 4 April Falkirk H 2–1 McLean, Hill 10,000
37 11 April Morton A 2–1 McDermid (2) 3,000
38 18 April Clyde H 8–1 Love (3 including 1 penalty), Yorston (2), McLean (2) McDermid 9,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 Heart of Midlothian 38 19 6 13 90 63 27 44
6 Aberdeen 38 17 7 14 79 63 16 41
7 Cowdenbeath 38 17 7 14 58 65 −7 41

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 17 January Dumbarton H 6–1 Yorston (2), Love (2), McLean, McDermid 10,570
R2 31 January Partick Thistle H 1–1 Yorston 15,053
R2 R 4 February Partick Thistle A 3–0 Yorston (2), McMillan 29,000
R3 14 February Dundee A 1–1 Hill 38,099
R3 R 18 February Dundee H 2–0 Yorston (2), McLean 28,527
R4 28 February Celtic A 0–4 64,699

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