1958–59 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1958-59 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Davie Shaw
Scottish Football League First Division 13th
Scottish Cup Finalists
Scottish League Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer League: Billy Little (13)
All: Billy Little (16)
Highest home attendance 20,000 vs. Celtic, 27 September 1958
vs. Hibernian, 18 October 1958
Lowest home attendance 4,500 vs. Third Lanark, 11 March 1959

The 1958-59 season was Aberdeen's 46th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 48th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Football League First Division, Scottish League Cup, and the Scottish Cup

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 20 August Airdrieonians H 0–1 15,000
2 6 September Dundee A 1–2 Little 10,000
3 13 September Dunfermline Athletic H 4–0 Wishart (2), Little, Ewan 7,500
4 20 September Third Lanark A 2–0 Clydesdale, Little 8,000
5 27 September Celtic H 3–1 Glen, Little, Mulhall 20,000
6 4 October Partick Thistle A 3–2 Hather (2), Ewan 8,000
7 11 October Stirling Albion A 2–3 Glen (2) 9,460
8 18 October Hibernian H 4–0 Little (3), Glen 20,000
9 25 October Falkirk H 5–0 Baird (4), Ewan 17,000
10 1 November Kilmarnock A 0–2 6,000
11 8 November St Mirren A 5–1 Baird (2), Little (2), Ewan 7,000
12 15 November Raith Rovers H 2–2 Hather, Little 17,000
13 22 November Clyde A 0–4 7,000
14 29 November Queen of the South H 5–0 Little (2), Wishart, Glen, Baird 10,000
15 6 December Heart of Midlothian A 1–5 Wishart 22,000
16 13 December Motherwell H 0–4 14,000
17 20 December Rangers H 1–3 Baird 18,000
18 27 December Airdrieonians A 1–2 Ewan 7,000
19 1 January Dundee H 1–1 Wishart 12,000
20 3 January Dunfermline Athletic A 1–1 Hather 6,000
21 24 January Partick Thistle H 3–4 Hather (2), Baird 10,000
22 7 February Stirling Albion H 4–1 Davidson (2), Wishart, Little 6,000
23 18 February Hibernian A 0–1 4,000
24 21 February Falkirk A 1–5 Baird 18,000
25 4 March Kilmarnock H 2–2 Hatcher, Glen 5,000
26 7 March St Mirren H 2–1 Ewan, Davidson 10,000
27 11 March Third Lanark H 3–3 Ewan, Glen, Wishart 4,500
28 18 March Raith Rovers A 1–0 Baird 5,000
29 21 March Clyde H 1–2 Baird 10,000
30 25 March Celtic A 0–4 5,000
31 28 March Queen of the South A 1–2 Wishart 4,000
32 11 April Motherwell A 0–2 5,000
33 15 April Heart of Midlothian H 2–4 Ewan, Clunie 18,000
34 18 April Rangers A 2–1 Davidson (2) 40,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
12 Stirling Albion 34 11 8 15 54 64 −10 30
13 Aberdeen 34 12 5 17 63 66 −3 29
14 Raith Rovers 34 10 9 15 60 70 −10 29

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 4[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 9 August Kilmarnock A 2–1 Davidson, Wishart 6,000
2 13 August Hibernian H 2–2 Wishart 15,000
3 16 August Falkirk H 5–1 Mulhall (2), Hather (2), Wishart, 12,000
4 23 August Kilmarnock H 0–2 14,000
5 27 August Hibernian A 2–4 Little, Kelly 16,000
6 30 August Falkirk A 1–1 Wishart 6,000

Section 4 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Kilmarnock 6 4 0 2 12 6 6 8
2 Hibernian 6 4 0 2 14 10 4 8
3 Aberdeen 6 2 1 3 11 11 0 5
4 Falkirk 6 1 1 4 7 17 –10 3

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 31 January East Fife H 2–1 Davidson, Little 14,000
R2 14 February Arbroath H 3–0 Davidson, Baird, Hather 15,600
R3 28 February St Johnstone A 2–1 Davidson, Wishart 14,000
QF 14 March Kilmarnock H 3–1 Little, Davidson, Hather 19,000
SF 4 April Third Lanark N 1–1 Davidson 25,000
SFR 8 April Third Lanark N 1–0 Davidson 17,500
F 25 April St Mirren N 1–3 Baird 108,591

References[edit]