1920–21 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1920-21 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 11th
Scottish Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Peter Fisher (14)
All: Peter Fisher (14)
Highest home attendance 24,000 vs. Celtic, 28 August 1920
Lowest home attendance 8,500 vs. Kilmarnock, 12 March 1921

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1920–21.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in 11th place out of 22 clubs in the First Division, an improvement on the previous season's finish of 17th. In the cup, they lost out to local rivals Dundee after a second replay in the third round. Peter Fisher finished as the club's top scorer with 14 goals.

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 21 August Dundee A 1–1 Fisher 5,000
2 24 August Rangers A 1–2 Thomson 20,000
3 28 August Celtic H 1–2 Wright 24,000
4 30 August Third Lanark A 1–3 Connon 12,000
5 4 September Albion Rovers A 2–0 Fisher, Rankine 8,000
6 8 September Clyde H 3–0 Thomson, Fisher, Rankine 14,000
7 11 September Ayr United H 0–0 16,000
8 15 September Hamilton Academical H 3–1 Wright (2), MacDonald 10,000
9 18 September Morton A 1–6 Grant 7,000
10 25 September Rangers H 1–1 Fisher 21,800
11 27 September Queen's Park H 2–2 Fisher (2) 12,000
12 2 October Clydebank A 1–1 Thomson 5,000
13 9 October Hibernian H 0–1 13,500
14 16 October Hamilton Academical A 2–0 Thomson, Rankine 6,000
15 23 October Raith Rovers H 1–0 Connon 13,000
16 30 October Clyde A 0–2 6,000
17 6 November Third Lanark H 0–1 12,500
18 13 November Heart of Midlothian A 0–0 15,000
19 20 November St. Mirren H 3–1 Rankine (2), Flanagan 14,000
20 27 November Dumbarton A 1–0 Middleton 2,500
21 4 December Airdrieonians H 1–0 Thomson 12,000
22 11 December Kilmarnock A 0–1 6,000
23 18 December Motherwell H 1–1 Flanagan 12,500
24 25 December Partick Thistle H 0–3 13,000
25 1 January Dundee H 0–0 20,000
26 3 January Ayr United A 2–2 Connon, Rankine 6,000
27 8 January Raith Rovers A 0–1 9,000
28 15 January Falkirk H 1–1 Fisher 11,000
29 22 January Clydebank H 4–0 Milne, Middleton, Flanagan (2) 10,500
30 29 January Celtic A 1–3 Fisher 15,000
31 8 February St. Mirren A 1–1 MacDonald 7,500
32 26 February Morton H 0–1 9,000
33 5 March Hibernian A 3–2 Middleton, Mackie, Own goal 6,500
34 9 March Airdrieonians A 2–5 Connon, Mackie 3,000
35 12 March Kilmarnock H 1–1 Hutton 8,500
36 19 March Queen's Park A 2–0 Fisher, Own goal 6,500
37 26 March Dumbarton H 2–0 Fisher (2) 10,000
38 2 April Partick Thistle A 2–2 Fisher, Flanagan 12,000
39 9 April Heart of Midlothian H 5–2 Wright, MacLachlan, Connon, Fisher, Thomson 12,500
40 16 April Motherwell A 0–4 8,000
41 23 April Falkirk A 0–0 7,000
42 30 April Albion Rovers H 1–0 Fisher 11,500

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
10 Airdrieonians 42 17 9 16 71 64 7 43
11 ABERDEEN 42 14 14 14 53 54 –1 42
12 Kilmarnock 42 17 8 17 62 68 –6 42
13 Hibernian 42 16 9 17 58 57 1 41

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 5 February Kilmarnock A 2–1 Connon, MacDonald 11,000
R3 19 February Dundee A 0–0 30,000
R3 R 23 February Dundee H 1–1 Grosert 20,000
R3 2R 1 March Dundee N 0–2 10,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Scotland GK George Anderson 42 0 38 0 4 0
Scotland FW Jacky Connon 29 6 25 5 4 1
Scotland FW Peter Fisher 21 14 21 14 0 0
Scotland FW Harry Flanagan 29 4 25 4 4 0
Scotland DF Matt Forsyth 23 0 23 0 0 0
Scotland FW Walter Grant 2 1 2 1 0 0
Scotland MF Sandy Grosert 33 1 29 0 4 1
Scotland DF Bobby Hannah 30 0 26 0 4 0
Scotland DF Jock Hutton 32 1 28 1 4 0
Scotland MF Andy Lees 3 0 3 0 0 0
Wales FW Ken MacDonald 11 3 7 2 4 1
Scotland FW James Mackie 3 2 3 2 0 0
Scotland MF Bert MacLachlan 29 1 25 1 4 0
Scotland MF Alec McCombie 2 0 2 0 0 0
Scotland FW Jim McLaughlin 5 0 5 0 0 0
Scotland FW Billy Middleton 43 3 39 3 4 0
Scotland MF Vic Milne 31 1 31 1 0 0
Scotland FW Andy Rankine 34 6 30 6 4 0
Scotland FW Jim Ritchie 7 0 7 0 0 0
Scotland MF Arthur Robertson 16 0 16 0 0 0
Scotland GK George Sutherland 4 0 4 0 0 0
Scotland FW Doug Thomson 36 7 36 7 0 0
Scotland MF Charlie Watt 1 0 1 0 0 0
Scotland FW Andy Wilson 1 0 1 0 0 0
Scotland MF Alex Wright 30 4 26 4 4 0
Scotland FW Bobby Yule 9 0 9 0 0 0

References[edit]

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