1914–15 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1914-15 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 14th
Top goalscorer League: Sam Cail (9)
All: Sam Cail (9)
Highest home attendance 15,000 vs. Rangers, 22 August 1914
Lowest home attendance 2,000 vs. Morton, 6 February 1915

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division in 1914–15.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in 14th place out of 20 in the Scottish First Division. There was no Scottish Cup in this season due to the First World War, though league football continued. Sam Cail finished as the club's top scorer with nine goals.

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 15 August Dundee A 3–1 Soye, Walker, Cail 10,000
2 22 August Rangers H 0–2 15,000
3 29 August Morton A 1–1 Cail 4,500
4 5 September Clyde H 2–0 MacLachlan, Archibald 6,000
5 12 September Ayr United A 0–1 2,000
6 19 September Motherwell H 3–1 J. Wyllie, MacLachlan, Walker 7,000
7 26 September Heart of Midlothian A 0–2 14,000
8 28 September Queen's Park H 1–1 Main 5,000
9 3 October St. Mirren H 0–0 6,000
10 10 October Airdrieonians A 0–3 7,000
11 17 October Third Lanark H 1–2 Archibald 6,000
12 24 October Falkirk A 1–1 J. Wyllie 5,500
13 31 October Hibernian A 2–1 Chatwin, Main 4,000
14 7 November Raith Rovers H 1–3 Main 6,000
15 14 November Hamilton Academical A 0–3 4,000
16 21 November Dumbarton H 0–0 5,000
17 28 November Kilmarnock A 2–5 MacLachlan, McLeod 2,500
18 5 December Celtic H 0–1 7,000
19 12 December Partick Thistle A 0–3 6,000
20 19 December Kilmarnock H 3–0 MacLachlan, Cail, Main 4,000
21 26 December Motherwell A 1–1 Walker 3,000
22 1 January Dundee H 2–1 Walker, J. Wyllie 7,000
23 2 January Raith Rovers A 1–5 Cail 6,000
24 9 January Ayr United H 1–1 Cail 4,500
25 16 January Clyde A 0–3 3,000
26 23 January Falkirk H 1–2 Walker 4,000
27 30 January Dumbarton A 2–3 Cail, Walker 3,000
28 6 February Morton H 2–0 Brewster, Archibald 2,000
29 13 February St. Mirren A 2–0 Cail, Walker 3,000
30 20 February Hibernian H 0–0 8,500
31 27 February Third Lanark A 1–0 Walker 5,000
32 6 March Partick Thistle H 0–0 6,000
33 13 March Queen's Park A 1–3 Cail 6,000
34 20 March Airdrieonians H 3–0 Brewster, Cail, Main 5,500
35 27 March Rangers A 1–1 W. Wylie 10,000
36 3 April Heart of Midlothian H 0–0 6,000
37 10 April Celtic A 0–1 10,000
38 17 April Hamilton Academical H 1–0 J. Wyllie 4,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
13 Dumbarton 38 13 8 17 51 66 –15 34
14 ABERDEEN 38 11 11 16 39 52 –13 33
15 Dundee 38 12 9 17 43 61 –18 33
16 Third Lanark 38 10 12 16 51 57 –6 32

Scottish Cup[edit]

There was no Scottish Cup this season due to the competition being suspended because of the First World War.

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total First Division
Apps Goals Apps Goals
Scotland GK George Anderson 29 0 29 0
Scotland FW Bobby Archibald 31 3 31 3
Scotland MF George Brewster 25 2 25 2
Scotland FW Sam Cail 35 9 35 9
Scotland MF Charlie Chatwin 22 1 22 1
Scotland DF Donald Colman 37 0 37 0
Scotland GK Andy Greig 9 0 9 0
Scotland DF Bobby Hannah 1 0 1 0
Scotland DF Jock Hume 23 0 23 0
Scotland MF Bert MacLachlan 36 4 36 4
Scotland FW Dave Main 24 5 24 5
Scotland FW Angus McLeod 6 1 6 1
Scotland DF Jock Munro 14 0 14 0
Scotland FW John Scorgie 1 0 1 0
Scotland FW Jimmy Soye 32 1 32 1
Scotland FW Joe Walker 34 8 34 8
Scotland MF Jock Wyllie 34 4 34 4
Scotland FW Willie Wylie 25 1 25 1

References[edit]

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