1909–10 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1909-10 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 4th
Scottish Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Bobby Simpson (10)
All: Bobby Simpson (11)
Highest home attendance 14,000 vs. Celtic, 27 November 1909
Lowest home attendance 1,500 vs. Hamilton Academical, 20 April 1910

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1909–10.

Overview[edit]

The 1909–10 season was Aberdeen's seventh overall and fifth in the top flight. This season saw Aberdeen finish fourth out of 18 clubs in the league, their highest league position since joining the First Division in 1905. In the Scottish Cup, they were knocked out in the third round by Celtic. New signings included forward Jimmy Soye from Newcastle United, who scored on his debut for the Wasps.

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 21 August Port Glasgow Athletic A 3–0 H. Murray, Soye, Lennie 4,000
2 28 August Third Lanark H 2–1 T. Murray, Lennie 10,000
3 4 September Heart of Midlothian A 0–0 12,000
4 18 September Rangers A 1–2 Moffat 16,000
5 25 September Hibernian H 1–0 Soye 10,500
6 27 September Queen's Park H 3–1 Own goal, McEchern, Simpson 10,000
7 2 October St. Mirren H 2–0 Lennie, Soye 9,500
8 9 October Airdrieonians H 1–0 Simpson 10,000
9 16 October Clyde A 1–2 Own goal 8,000
10 23 October Motherwell H 2–2 Simpson, Soye 6,000
11 30 October Falkirk A 0–1 8,500
12 6 November Port Glasgow Athletic H 3–0 Simpson (2), Soye 5,500
13 13 November Hamilton Academical A 0–1 4,000
14 20 November Morton A 1–0 Lennie 6,000
15 27 November Celtic H 0–1 14,000
16 4 December Falkirk H 0–1 8,000
17 11 December Partick Thistle A 1–1 Simpson 7,500
18 25 December Airdrieonians A 3–1 Miller, Simpson, Lennie 2,500
19 1 January Dundee A 0–0 14,000
20 3 January Partick Thistle H 1–1 O'Hagan 4,500
21 8 January Motherwell A 1–2 McKay 4,000
22 15 January Clyde H 1–1 McKay 4,500
23 26 February Kilmarnock A 2–0 Simpson, Lennie 4,000
24 5 March Rangers H 1–1 T. Murray 8,000
25 12 March Heart of Midlothian H 3–0 Simpson, T. Murray, O'Hagan 3,500
26 19 March St. Mirren A 2–1 Lennie (2) 4,000
27 26 March Kilmarnock H 0–1 6,500
28 2 April Morton H 1–0 Simpson 5,000
29 9 April Celtic A 0–2 3,000
30 16 April Third Lanark A 0–2 1,000
31 18 April Hibernian A 2–1 T. Murray, O'Hagan 1,500
32 20 April Hamilton Academical H 1–0 O'Hagan 1,500
33 23 April Dundee H 3–1 Wilson, T. Murray, O'Hagan 8,000
34 30 April Queen's Park A 2–2 Hume, T. Murray 7,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 Rangers 34 20 6 8 70 35 35 46
4 ABERDEEN 34 16 8 10 44 29 15 40
5 Clyde 34 14 9 11 47 40 7 37
6 Dundee 34 14 8 12 52 44 8 36

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 5 February Bo'ness H 3–0 H. Murray, Wilson, O'Hagan 5,000
R2 12 February Airdrieonians H 3–0 Simpson, Soye, Lennie 7,000
R3 19 February Celtic A 1–2 Own goal 27,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Scotland Donald Colman 37 0 34 0 3 0
DF Scotland Stewart Davidson 20 0 19 0 1 0
DF Scotland Archie Harper 2 0 2 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jock Hume 34 1 31 1 3 0
FW Scotland Willie Lennie 34 9 31 8 3 1
DF Scotland WR Low 1 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland George MacFarlane 9 0 6 0 3 0
FW Scotland Vic McEchern 5 1 5 1 0 0
FW Scotland Hector McKay 2 2 2 2 0 0
FW Scotland George McKenzie 1 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland James Miller 37 1 34 1 3 0
MF Scotland Joe Moffat 14 1 14 1 0 0
FW Scotland Herbert Murray 34 2 31 1 3 1
FW Scotland Tom Murray 34 2 31 1 3 1
GK Scotland Cody Mutch 37 0 34 0 3 0
FW Scotland WD Nicol 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Republic of Ireland Charlie O'Hagan 32 6 29 5 3 1
FW Scotland Stewart Scott 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW Scotland Bobby Simpson 33 11 30 10 3 1
FW Scotland Jimmy Soye 25 6 23 5 2 1
MF Scotland George Wilson 32 2 29 1 3 1

References[edit]

  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.