1912–13 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1912-13 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 7th
Scottish Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Dave Main (10)
All: Dave Main (11)
Highest home attendance 20,000 vs. Rangers, 5 October 1912
Lowest home attendance 300 vs. Queen's Park, 30 September 1912

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1912–13.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in 7th place in the First Division in their ninth season in the Scottish league. They were knocked out of the Scottish Cup at the second round stage by Second Division club Dumbarton. Dave Main finished as league top scorer with ten goals. A club record low attendance of 300 was set in a League game against Queen's Park in September 1912.

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 17 August Raith Rovers H 2–0 Wilson, Soye 10,000
2 24 August Dundee A 3–0 Milne (2), Lennie 20,000
3 31 August Third Lanark H 0–0 12,000
4 7 September Celtic A 0–2 12,000
5 21 September Hamilton Academical H 2–0 Soye, Travers 9,000
6 23 September Clyde H 0–1 11,000
7 28 September Morton A 1–0 Murray 12,000
8 30 September Queen's Park H 4–0 Main, Wood (2), Murray 300
9 5 October Rangers H 1–3 Main 20,000
10 12 October Airdrieonians A 1–1 Travers 7,000
11 19 October Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 9,000
12 26 October Falkirk H 2–2 Travers, Main 8,000
13 2 November Clyde A 1–0 Lennie 8,000
14 9 November Kilmarnock H 0–0 7,000
15 16 November Partick Thistle H 3–1 Hannah, Hume, Milne 8,000
16 23 November Hibernian A 1–3 Milne 7,000
17 30 November Motherwell A 1–1 Milne 5,000
18 7 December Morton H 0–0 7,000
19 14 December Falkirk A 1–3 Milne 5,000
20 21 December Hibernian H 1–3 Milne 4,000
21 28 December Rangers A 1–3 Milne 15,000
22 1 January Dundee H 1–0 Wood 10,000
23 4 January Raith Rovers A 0–0 8,000
24 11 January St. Mirren A 2–2 Travers, Main 4,000
25 18 January Airdrieonians H 4–1 Wilson, Milne, Main, Scorgie 6,000
26 25 January Queen's Park A 1–0 Wilson 7,000
27 1 February Heart of Midlothian A 1–4 Walker 10,000
28 15 February Celtic H 3–1 Wilson, Travers, Scorgie 10,000
29 22 February Third Lanark A[nb 1] 2–0 Main, Wood 9,500
30 1 March St. Mirren H 4–0 Wilson, Main (2), Wood 7,000
31 8 March Kilmarnock A 1–3 Travers 3,500
32 15 March Hamilton Academical A 0–3 3,000
33 29 March Motherwell H 2–2 Travers, Main 6,500
34 19 April Partick Thistle A 1–0 Main 6,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
6 Motherwell 34 12 13 9 47 39 8 37
7 ABERDEEN 34 14 9 11 47 40 7 37
8 Hibernian 34 16 5 13 63 54 9 37
9 Clyde 34 13 9 12 41 44 –3 35

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2[nb 2] 8 February Dumbarton A 1–2 Main 8,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Scotland George Brewster 7 0 7 0 0 0
DF Scotland Donald Colman 34 0 33 0 1 0
MF Scotland Stewart Davidson 32 0 31 0 1 0
GK Scotland Andy Greig 10 0 10 0 0 0
DF Scotland Bobby Hannah 21 1 20 1 1 0
DF Scotland Jock Hume 22 0 21 0 1 0
GK Scotland Arthur King 25 0 24 0 1 0
FW Scotland Willie Lennie 23 2 22 2 1 0
MF Scotland WR Low 4 0 4 0 0 0
FW Scotland Dave Main 25 11 24 10 1 1
MF Scotland John McConnell 20 0 19 0 1 0
FW Scotland William Milne 19 9 18 9 1 0
FW Scotland Herbert Murray 5 2 5 2 0 0
FW Scotland John Scorgie 9 0 7 0 2 0
FW Scotland Jimmy Soye 32 2 32 2 0 0
FW Scotland Pat Travers 33 7 32 7 1 0
MF Scotland Joe Walker 17 1 17 1 0 0
MF Scotland Fred Watson 1 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland George Wilson 32 5 31 5 1 0
FW England John Wood 17 5 16 5 1 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This game was played at Aberdeen's Pittodrie Stadium despite Third Lanark being the home team.
  2. ^ Aberdeen were given a bye into the Second round

References[edit]

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